In the Medicine and Society minor, you will examine medicine, disease, and health through the perspectives of social science, history, literature, and philosophy.

What You’ll Study

Complete courses in a variety of disciplines ranging from science and technology studies, sociology, communication, history, and women’s and gender studies. Course offerings include:

  • Medical Dilemmas and Human Experience
  • Technology and Disability
  • Gender and Science
  • The Life Sciences and Society
  • History of Modern Biology
  • Literature and Medicine
  • Medical Geography
  • Health Policy

Form to add the Minor


Questions? Please email Carol Sue Slusser at slusserc@vt.edu.