Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 208 - RACE AND MEDICINE IN AMERICA

Long Title: RACE AND MEDICINE IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course explores how medical theories have supported racial inequalities in American history from the beginning of European settlement until today. It traces the emergence of the concept of race, its effect on the development of modern medicine, and medicine’s continuing reliance on race as a category of analysis.