Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FWIS 159 - KNOW THYSELF

Long Title: KNOW THYSELF: VISUALIZING THE HUMAN BODY
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: This course examines the history of medical illustrations across centuries and cultures, demonstrating how these images present cultural ideals and beliefs in addition to scientific information. Emphasis is placed on critically interpreting images and improving writing, offering an introduction to writing within the disciplines of art history and medical humanities.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/