Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FWIS 102 - CULTURE AND HEALTHCARE

Long Title: THE INTERSECTION OF CULTURE AND HEALTHCARE
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Research has demonstrated that minority patients experience lower standards of healthcare. This course is designed to explore this phenomenon by examining the role of culture in healthcare. This FWIS will introduce students to interdisciplinary ways of reading and writing, drawing from fields including medicine, policy, public health, sociology, and psychology.