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Spring 2017 Courses

Medicine and Society Minor Courses—Spring 2017

Coordinator: Dr. Monique Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu)

Checksheet for the minor: https://blogs.lt.vt.edu/msoc/files/2014/10/msoc_checksheet_2018.pdf

Curious about the minor?

Questions about courses?

Please contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu). She’s here to help.

 

Required Course Options in Spring 2017

NOTE: You may take any of these required course options as an elective, if you are not also using it as a requirement.

ENGL 4314: Narrative Medicine, Dr. Bernice Hausman. You may substitute ENGL 4314 for the ENGL 3154 requirement or use it as an elective. There is NO prerequisite for this course. Disregard prereq on timetable.  Contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution on your DARS.

HIST 3724: History of Disease, Medicine, and Health, Dr. Monique Dufour

SOC 3714: Sociology of Aging

SOC 4414: Drugs and Society

SOC 4714: Sociology of Mental Illness

STS 3314: Medical Dilemmas and Human Experience

 

Elective Options in Spring 2017

HD 2984: Introduction to Disability Studies. Contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution on your DARS.

HIST 2984: Duels, Disease and Disaster: Death in 19th century America, Dr. Angela Elder. Contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution on your DARS.

HIST 3164: Sexuality in American History, Dr. Marian Mollin

HIST 3624: Health and Illness in African History, Dr. Matt Heaton

HIST 3694: History Through Film. Dr. Monique Dufour. Course theme is medicine through film. Topics will include: (1.) Doctor Stories—films with physicians as central characters; (2.) Epidemics—films that dramatize disease outbreaks; and (3.) Illness Narratives—stories about the experience of illness. Films will include: The Fault in our Stars; Contagion; One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest and many more. Contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution on your DARS.

HD 2314: Human Sexuality

HD 4324: Advanced Family Relationships

HUM 3204: Multicultural Communication

PHIL 1304: Morality and Justice, Professor Wodak

PHIL 4604: Philosophy of Biology, Dr. Jantzen

PSYC 3054: Health Psychology

STS 2154: Humanities, Technology, and the Life Sciences, Dr. Rebecca Hester

STS 3105: Science and Technology in Modern Society, Dr. Matthew Goodrum

STS 4304: Food Challenges and Dilemmas, Dr. Eileen Patzig.NOTE: There is NO prerequisite for this course. Disregard prereq on timetable.

STS 4304: Death, Technology, and Culture, Dr. Phil Olson. NOTE: There is NO prerequisite for this course. Disregard prereq on timetable.

UH 3004: Chinese Medicine, Dr. Denbow. Honors students only. Contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution on your DARS.

WGS 2284: LGBTQ Issues. Contact Dr. Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu) to file a substitution on your DARS.

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