Course Catalog » History of Health Sciences 201A

Subject: History of Health Sciences
Course Number: 201A
Course Title: Disease and the Social Order from the Black Death to SARS
Min units: 2      Max units: 4
School: Graduate Division
Department: History Of Health Sciences Program

Course Description: The course explores the comparative impact of disease upon European and North American societies. It will concentrate on the historical junctures at which diseases occurred; unravel the various levels of meaning which surrounded them in terms of their social, moral, and political interpretations; and analyze the patterns of response to them and discuss their historical consequences.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: None.
Activities: Lecture, Independent Study, Project

Instructor of Record: D. Porter
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No