Course Catalog » History of Health Sciences 200A

Subject: History of Health Sciences
Course Number: 200A
Course Title: Introduction to the History of Health Sciences
Min units: 2      Max units: 4
School: Graduate Division
Department: History Of Health Sciences Program

Course Description: This introductory course is a general survey of the history of Western medicine from antiquity to the early nineteenth century for students entering the M.A. and Ph.D. programs in the History of the Health Sciences. It explores key conceptual developments and practices of the past, situating healing systems within their cultural and social contexts. The course has a strong historiographical emphasis, comparing and contrasting approaches to episodes in the history of medicine.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: None.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Discussion, Student - Lecture, Student - Project, Student - Discussion

Instructor of Record: Staff
May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
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