Fall 2018 Courses

Medicine and Society Minor Contacts

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Monique Dufour (msdufour@vt.edu)

Undergraduate Coordinator: Ms. Carol Sue Slusser (slusserc@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) or Ms. Slusser (slusserc@vt.edu). We’re here to help!

Course Options for Fall 2018

Important…

  • In addition to the courses listed on the minor checksheet, there are other courses that you may take for minor credit. These courses are noted on this list as “request substitution.” YOU MUST REQUEST THE SUBSTITUTION FOR THE COURSE TO COUNT TOWARD THE MINOR.
  • For courses that require a substitution: once you have registered for the class, please write to Ms. Slusser (slusserc@vt.edu) to request the substitution, and we will file the change on your DARS.

ENGL 3154: LITERATURE, MEDICINE, AND CULTURE
Requirement or elective. NOTE: ENGL 3154 is usually offered ONLY in the FALL.

ENGL 3534: LITERATURE AND ECOLOGY
Elective.

GEOG 4074: MEDICAL GEOGRAPHY
Requirement or elective. NOTE: This counts for the SOC requirement.

HD 1004: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT I
Elective.

HD 2314: HUMAN SEXUALITY
Elective.

HD 3314: ISSUES IN AGING
Elective.

HD 4324: ADVANCED FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
Elective. Note: The course was recently renamed. The old title is on the checksheet, but this course will still count under the new name.

HIST 3714: WAR AND MEDICINE
Requirement or elective.

HUM 3204: MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATION
Elective.

PHIL 1304: MORALITY AND JUSTICE
Elective.

PHIL 3314: ETHICAL THEORY
Elective.

PHIL 3324: BIOMEDICAL ETHICS
Requirement or elective.

PHS 4054: CONCEPTS IN ONE HEALTH
Elective. REQUEST SUBSTITUTION.

PSYC 3054: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
Elective.

SOC 4704: MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY
Requirement or elective.

SOC 4094: APPALACHIAN COMMUNITY RESEARCH
New! Work with local residents and county governments,
plus public health and engineering professors, to
document and monitor health concerns related to the
Radford Army Ammunition Plant, with an opportunity to
present research to the Appalachian Regional Commission in
Washington, DC.
Requirement or elective. REQUEST SUBSTITUTION

STS 3105 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN MODERN SOCIETY
Elective.

STS 3314: MEDICAL DILEMMAS AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE
Requirement or elective.

STS 4304: MONSTERS, ZOMBIES, AND CYBORGS
Elective.

STS 4304: REIMAGINING THE UNIVERSITY
Elective.

UH 3894: BIOMEDICAL ETHICS
Elective. Honors students only.

WGS 4334: SEXUAL MEDICINE
Elective. REQUEST SUBSTITUTION.
You may also request a substitution for the SOC requirement for the MINOR.