Medical Humanities, B.A.

Requirements for a Major in Medical Humanities

Thirty-three semester hours including the following:
Required Courses
Medical Humanities Core Courses
MH 1331Introduction to Medical Humanities3
PHI 1309Introduction to Medical Ethics3
MH 2301Christian Spirituality and Health Care3
Medical Humanities Distribution Courses
Select three semester hours from the following:3
Moral Philosophy
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy and Medicine
Religion & Spirituality
Select three semester hours from the following:3
Medicine, Missions, and the Gospel
Meaning, Money, and Medicine
Anthropology of Religion
World Religions
Christian Ethics
Literature and the Arts
Select three semester hours from the following:3
Visual Arts and Healing
Writing about Sickness and Health
Roman Sculpture
Great Texts in the Origins of Science
Great Texts in Modern Science
Literary and Philosophical Perspectives on Medicine
Historical Perspectives
MH 4300History of Medicine3
or CLA 4300 Medicine and Healing in the Ancient World
Behavioral Health
Select three semester hours from the following:3
Behavioral Medicine
Abnormal Psychology
A Survey of Human Development
Drugs and Behavior
Positive Psychology and Well-Being
Psychology and Aging
The Developing Child
Developmental Disabilities
Aging and Mental Health
Trauma, Loss, and Mourning
Social Sciences and Health
Select three semester hours from the following:3
End-of-Life Care & Bereavement
U.S. Health Care System
Disability and Society
Introduction to Global Health
Medical Anthropology
One Health: Connecting Global Health and Conservation Medicine
Economics of Health and Medical Care
Introduction to Environmental Health
Human Health Risk Assessment
Population Health
Sociology of Medicine
Additional Courses
Select six semester hours from additional courses from the distribution lists above and from these additional choices:6
Any MH course not previously used
Children and Families with Special Needs
Family Perspectives on Aging
Medical Terminology
Environmental Health
Maternal and Infant Health
Human Sexuality
Global Health
Cross-Cultural Health Communication
Nature of Healthcare Relationships
Foundations of Medicine
Introduction to the Health Professions
Foundations of Medical Research
Special Topics in Pre-Health
Intermediate Spanish for Health Professions
Advanced Spanish for Health Professions
Total Hours33