2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Health Humanities (HEHM)

HEHM 3100 -  Introduction to Health Humanities  (3 Credits)  

This course introduces students to the rich field of medical humanities. It examines how various disciplines analyze relationships among culture, society and medicine, and what humanistic approaches can teach us about biomedical theory and health care training and practice. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

HEHM 3570 -  Death & Dying: Social & Medical Perspectives  (3 Credits)  

Focusing on death, dying and bereavement using medical and social perspectives, this course explores how illness, prolonged dying and sudden death impact care providers, families and communities. Discussion, film, readings and music address the connection of social and medical issues. Cross-listed with SOCY 3570. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

HEHM 4840 -  Independent Study  (1-6 Credits)  

Note: Students must submit a special processing form completely filled out and signed by the student and faculty member, describing the course expectations, assignments and outcomes, to the CLAS undergraduate advising office for approval. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable. Max Hours: 12 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

HEHM 4880 -  Directed Research  (1-6 Credits)  

Students will engage in original research projects supervised and mentored by faculty. Students must work with faculty prior to registration to develop a proposal for their project and receive permission to take this course. Note: Students must submit a special processing form completely filled out and signed by the student and faculty member, describing the course expectations, assignments and outcomes, to the CLAS undergraduate advising office for approval. Repeatable. Max Hours: 6 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 6.