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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 March 3, 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

 

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:

154        Medicine and Comedy

 

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

INT75    Medicine for Underserved Communities

133A      Memory: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

156EE    Environmental Ethics

156BE    Bioethics

175        Health Policy and Access to Care

187AC  Community-based Participatory Research on Health Disparities

 

Linguistics:

50           Language and Power

180        Language, Race, and Ethnicity

 

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

 

History

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)

 

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)

 

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

 

 

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