Course Schedule - Summer Semester 2021


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MDHM 201 901 (CRN: 31010)


Department: Medical Humanities
Instructor: Bailar, Melissa
Meeting: 10:30AM - 12:00PM MTWR (14-JUN-2021 - 30-JUL-2021) 
Part of Term: Summer Block E1 (7 Wk)
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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Must not belong to one of the following Cohort(s):
Fall 2021 UG New First Time
Fall 2021 New UG Transfer
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 8
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 26-MAY-2024 7:56PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
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.