Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

MDHM 201 901 (CRN: 22026)

INTRO TO MEDICAL HUMANITIES

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL HUMANITIES
Department: Medical Humanities
Instructor: Alexander, Travis
Meeting: 1:30PM - 2:50PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 75
Section Enrolled: 66
Enrollment data as of: 7-DEC-2023 10:52AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-MAY-2021  
2:00PM - 5:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: Examines the history of medicine, concepts of disease vs illness, narrative medicine, health disparities, religion, spirituality, and the role of science and technology on the practices of healthcare. Students will develop skills in close reading, interpretation, historical contextualization, critical thinking. This course (formerly HURC 201) is required for the minor in Medical Humanities. Mutually Exclusive with HURC 201. Credit cannot be earned for both HURC 201 and MDHM 201. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MDHM 201 if student has credit for HURC 201.