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Bioethics and Society (Minor)
The Minor in Bioethics and Society offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the various moral, social, political, and conceptual issues that arise at the ever changing intersection of the life sciences, health, and society.
The minor requires students to take a total of six courses (24 quarter hours):
|ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES|
|MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY|
Note: Only one of these courses may be counted towards satisfaction of the requirement for the minor.
- Students must take a total of four courses, in addition to the foundational bioethics course, in accordance with the following distribution:
|TOPICS AND CONTROVERSIES|
|WHAT IS A PERSON?|
|CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN ETHICS|
|ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY|
|SURVEY OF ETHICS|
|RELIGION AND ETHICS I|
|ETHICAL WORLDS: MORAL ISSUES ACROSS CULTURES|
|RELIGION AND ETHICS II|
|INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SCIENCE|
|DEATH AND DYING|
|INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM|
|SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS|
|SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH HEALTH|
|IMMIGRATION, HEALTH AND ILLNESS|
|SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS|
|HEALTH AND GLOBALIZATION|
|SOCIOLOGY OF FOOD, IDENTITY, AND INEQUALITY|
|PUBLIC HEALTH AND HIGH RISK BEHAVIOR|
Note: Other courses may be substituted for those listed here at the discretion of the Director of the minor if the focus of the specific class is deemed appropriate to satisfy the distribution requirements of the minor.
- Finally, students must take the minor capstone course:
- PHL 339/HLTH 339
Students seeking to enroll in PHL 339/HLTH 339 must have successfully completed one of the following courses:
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