HIST 651: History of Disease and Medicine

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores the history of medicine through its intersections with other political, social, and cultural developments, focusing on Europe and the U.S., late 18th to 20th centuries. Topics include the historical and social constructions of disease and wellness; cultural components of illness; politics of public health and hygiene; social determinants of health; medical technologies and their ethical, social, and cultural implications. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.