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What are the Medical Humanities electives?

Medical Humanities Electives are listed below. Students may also petition up to 4 quarter units to count other relevant, but unlisted, courses as electives.

Elective Courses (Updated July 24, 2020)

 [By Department]

Black Studies

            15        The Psychology of Blacks

            106      Women and Politics of the Body

137E    The Sociology of Black Experience

138      African Religions in the Americas

154      Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice

           

Chicana/o Studies

            124      Introduction to US Xicana/o(x) & Latinx Public Art

137       Xicana/o(x) Oral/Visual Traditions: Spirituality as Resistance in meXicana/o Art Practice and Culture       

134      Chicana/Latina Public Art

149      Body, Culture, Power

187      Language, Power, Learning (Crosslisted with Linguistics 187)

Classics:

            60        Science and Medicine in Ancient Greece

Comparative Literature

            36        Global Humanities

186FL  Vegetarianism: Food, Literature, Philosophy

27        Memory: Bridging the Humanities and Neuroscience

192CA Cognitive Approaches to World Literature (cross-listed as ENG190)

 

East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies

            CHIN 48           Ethics and Society according to Classical Chinese Thought

            CHIN 163A       Sex, Drugs and Chinese Meditation [cross-listed as RGST 163A]

            CHIN 180QC    Queer, Crippled China

EACS 7             Asian Values

            EACS 47  Introduction to Daoism [cross-listed as RGST 47]

           

English:

50        Introduction to US Minority Literature

109      Writing of Verse

134FC Flor y Canto Poetry Reading & Writing from Xicano/a/x Perspective

137B    Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art

170 series (Literature and Mind emphasis)

                        170 LM Literature and Medicine

                        170 IM Introduction to Literature and Mind

                        170 MB Mind, Brain and Literature

                        170DA Disability Aesthetics

171      Literature and the Human Mind

175HR Human Rights

            190      Cognitive Approaches to World Literature [cross-listed as Comp Lit 192CA]

Feminist Studies

            40        Women, Reproduction, and Cultural Production

130      Perspectives on Women’s Health

            161      Constructions of Sexuality

French and Italian Studies

            ITAL 139YY:     Cultural Representations in Italy: Italy in the Age of the Coronaviru           

FR 154:            Medicine and Comedy

ITAL 160:         Senior Seminar: Italian Biopolitics

 

History

20        Science Technology and Medicine in Modern Society

74        Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice in Historical and Global Context

101G   Comparative History of Same Sex Practices and Gender Variance

105CW Science and Technology in Cold War US

106B    The Scientific Revolution, 1500-1800

133D   The Nazi Holocaust and Other Genocides

168N   Interracial Intimacy

175D   American Family History

193F    Food in World History

INT

            35HD   History of Disease

75        Medicine for Underserved Communities

            133A    Memory: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

156EE  Environmental Ethics (cross-listed as RS156EE)

            156BE  Bioethics (cross-listed as 156BE)

            175      Health Policy and Access to Care

            184PD Honors Seminar – Introduction to Clinical Medicine (Blain)

187AC  Community-based Participatory Research on Health Disparities

199H   Honors Independent Study – Clinical Research (Blain)

Linguistics

            50        Language and Power

            180      Language, Race, and Ethnicity

            187      Language, Power, and Learning (Crosslisted with CHST 187)

Philosophy

            4          Introduction to Ethics

            100      Ethics

            131      Advanced Topics in Ethics

            138      Normative Ethics

            141      History of Ethics

Religious Studies

            12        Religious Approaches to Death

            14        Introduction to Native American Religious Studies

            18        Comparing Religions

47        Introduction to Daoism

61        African Religions in the Americas

71        Introduction to the Religion of Asian America

101B    Religious Experience

            110L    LGBT Religious History: Queering the Spirit

            123      Asian American Religion

            156BE  Biomedical Ethics [cross-listed as INT 156BE]

            156CC  Seminar in Social Ethics

161E    Buddhist Cognitive and Contemplative Sciences

            193B    Religion and Healing in Global Perspective

Spanish and Portuguese

            145      Spanish for Healthcare

Writing

            105SW            Science Writing for the Public

            105WE             Writing and Ethics

109HP             Writing for the Health Professions

109ST              Writing for Science and Technology

 

[By Topics of Interest]

Arts and Performance

            Chicana/o Studies 124: Introduction to US XIcana/o(x) & Latinx Public Art

Chicana/o Studies 137: Xicana/o(x) Oral/Visual Traditions: Spirituality as Resistance in meXicana/o Art Practice

English 109: Writing of Verse

English 134FC: Flor y Canto Poetry Reading & Writing from Xicana/o/x Perspective

English 137B: Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art

 

Cultural Difference and Understanding

            Chicana/o Studies 149: Body, Culture, Power

            Classics 60: Science and Medicine in Ancient Greece

            Comp Lit 186FL: Vegetarianism: Food, Literature, Philosophy

            Comp Lit 27: Memory: Bridging the Humanities and Neuroscience

            CHIN 48: Ethics and Society according to Classical Chinese Thought

            Chin163A: Sex, Drugs, and Chinese meditation (cross-listed as Religious Studies 163A)

Chin 180QC: Queer, Crippled China

EACS 7: Asian Values

            EACS 47: Introduction to Daoism (cross-listed as Religious Studies 47)

English 134FC: Flor y Canto Poetry Reading & Writing from Xicana/o/x Perspective

English 137B: Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art

 

Disability and Trauma

            Comp Lit 36:  Global Humanities

            Chin 180QC: Queer, Crippled China

            English 170DA: Disability Aesthetics

            English 170LM: Literature and Medicine

English 175HR: Human Rights

 

Environmental Issues

            Black Studies 154: Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice

English 175HR: Human Rights

 

Ethical and Philosophical Issues

            Comp Lit 36:  Global Humanities

            Comp Lit 186FL: Vegetarianism: Food, Literature, Philosophy

            Chin 48: Ethics and Society according to Classical Chinese Thought

            EACS 7: Asian Values

            EACS 47: Introduction to Daoism (cross-listed as Religious Studies 47)

English 175HR: Human Rights

 

Ethnicity and Race

            Black Studies 15: The Psychology of Blacks

            Black Studies 106: Women and the Politics of the Body

            Black Studies 137E: The Sociology of Black Experience

            Black Studies 154: Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice

Black Studies 138: African Religions in the Americas

            Chicana/o Studies 124: Introduction to US XIcana/o(x) & Latinx Public Art

Chicana/o Studies 137: Xicana/o(x) Oral/Visual Traditions: Spirituality as Resistance in meXicana/o Art Practice

            Chicana/o Studies 149: Body, Culture, Power

            Chicana/o Studies 187: Language, Power, Learning

            English 50: Introduction to US Minority Literature

English 134FC: Flor y Canto Poetry Reading & Writing from Xicana/o/x Perspective

English 137B: Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art

English 175HR: Human Rights

 

Gender and Sexuality

            Black Studies 106: Women and the Politics of the Body

            Chicana/o Studies 149: Body, Culture, Power

            Chin 180QC: Queer, Crippled China

 

Historical Approaches

            Classics 60:      Science and Medicine in Ancient Greece

            CHIN 48:          Ethics and Society according to Classical Chinese Thought

Chin163A:       Sex, Drugs, and Chinese meditation (cross-listed as Religious Studies 163A)

            HIS 20:             Science Technology and Medicine in Modern Society

HIS 74:             Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice in Historical and Global Context

HIS 101G         Comparative History of Same Sex Practices and Gender Variance

HIS 105CW      Science and Technology in Cold War US

HIS 106B         The Scientific Revolution, 1500-1800

HIS 133D         The Nazi Holocaust and Other Genocides

HIS 175D         American Family History

HIS 193F          Food in World History

INT 35HD         History of Disease

 

Human Rights

            Black Studies 154: Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice

            Comp Lit 36:  Global Humanities

English 175HR: Human Rights

 

Religion and Spirituality

            Black Studies 138: African Religions in the Americas

Chicana/o Studies 137: Xicana/o(x) Oral/Visual Traditions: Spirituality as Resistance in meXicana/o Art Practice

            Chin163A: Sex, Drugs, and Chinese Meditation (cross-listed as Religious Studies 163A)

            EACS 47: Introduction to Daoism (cross-listed as Religious Studies 47)

            RGST 12           Religious Approaches to Death

            RGST 14           Introduction to Native American Religious Studies

            RGST 18           Comparing Religions

RGST 47           Introduction to Daoism

RGST 61           African Religions in the Americas

RGST 71           Introduction to the Religion of Asian America

RGST 101B      Religious Experience

            RGST 110L       LGBT Religious History: Queering the Spirit

            RGST 123         Asian American Religion

            RGST 156BE    Biomedical Ethics [cross-listed as INT 156BE]

            RGST 156CC    Seminar in Social Ethics

RGST 161E       Buddhist Cognitive and Contemplative Sciences

            RGST 193B      Religion and Healing in Global Perspective

 

Language and Communications

            Chicana/o Studies 187: Language, Power, Learning

            English 109: Writing of Verse

English 134FC: Flor y Canto Poetry Reading & Writing from Xicana/o/x Perspective

English 137B: Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art

 

Literary and Media Studies

            Classics 60: Science and Medicine in Ancient Greece

            Comp Lit 36:  Global Humanities

            Comp Lit 186FL: Vegetarianism: Food, Literature, Philosophy

            Comp Lit 27: Memory: Bridging the Humanities and Neuroscience

            Comp Lit 192CA: Cognitive Approaches to World Literature (cross-listed with ENG 190)

            Chin 180QC: Queer, Crippled China

            English 50: Introduction to US Minority Literature

            English 109: Writing of Verse

English 134FC: Flor y Canto Poetry Reading & Writing from Xicana/o/x Perspective

English 137B: Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art

            English 170LM: Literature and Medicine

            English 170IM: Introduction to Literature and Mind

            English 170MB: Mind, Brain, and Literature

            English 170DA: Disability Aesthetics

            English 171: Literature and the Human Mind

            English 190: Cognitive Approaches to World Literature (cross-listed as Comp Lit 192CA)

 

Psychology and Neuroscience

            Black Studies 15: The Psychology of Blacks

            Comp Lit 27: Memory: Bridging the Humanities and Neuroscience

            Comp Lit 192CA: Cognitive Approaches to World Literature (cross-listed with ENG 190)

            English 170IM: Introduction to Literature and Mind

            English 170MB: Mind, Brain, and Literature

            English 171: Literature and the Human Mind

            English 190: Cognitive Approaches to World Literature (cross-listed as Comp Lit 192CA)

 

Social and Economic Conditions

            Black Studies 106: Women and the Politics of the Body

            Black Studies 137E: The Sociology of Black Experience

Chicana/o Studies 137: Xicana/o(x) Oral/Visual Traditions: Spirituality as Resistance in meXicana/o Art Practice

            Chicana/o Studies 149: Body, Culture, Power

            HIS 74:             Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice in Historical and Global Context

HIS 101G         Comparative History of Same Sex Practices and Gender Variance

            INT 175           Health Policy and Access to Care

LING 180         Language, Race, and Ethnicity

            LING 187         Language, Power, and Learning (Crosslisted with CHST 187)

RGST 156CC    Seminar in Social Ethics

RGST 61           African Religions in the Americas

 

 

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