What are the Medical Humanities electives?

Elective Courses (preliminary, based on General Catalogue listings)

Updated March 2019

Black Studies

            138      African Religions in the Americas (Strongman)

            106      Women and Politics of the Body (Banks)

Chicana/o Studies

            124L     Introduction to US Xicana/o(x) & Latinx Public Art Lab (Herrera Rodriguez)

            137      Xicana/o(x) Oral/Visual Traditions:

                       Spirituality as Resistance in meXicana/o Art Practice and Culture: Recovery and Reclamation of Cultural Sovereignty Through Art Practice, Ritual & Ceremony (Herrera Rodriguez)

            134      Art Praxis – Xicana(x) Art Education as Social Practice

                       Politics, Methods, and Practice for Community Based Work (Herrera Rodriguez)

            191J     Special Topics

                       Memory and Recollection in Xicana/o(x) Art Practice (Herrera Rodriguez)

                       ArteSana: Art and Healing in Community (Herrera Rodriguez)


            60        Science and Medicine in Ancient Greece (Dunn)

Comparative Literature

            36        Global Humanities (Weber)

            186FL  Vegetarianism: Food, Literature, Philosophy (LaRue)

            27        Memory: Bridging the Humanities and Neuroscience (Jullien, Kosik)

            111      Dreaming in Cultural Contexts (Plane)

            113      Trauma, Memory, and Historiography (Derwin, Weber)

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

East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies

            CHIN 48 Ethics and Society according to Classical Chinese Thought (Steavu)

            EACS 7 Asian Values (Fruhstuck, Rambelli)

            EACS 47  Introduction to Daoism (Steavu) [cross-listed with RGST 47]

            CHIN 163A:  Sex, Drugs and Chinese Meditation (Steavu) [cross-listed with RGST 163A]


            104A/104B Dramatic Writing (Moraga)

            109 Out of Place - Writing Our Way Home — A Creative Writing Class (Moraga)

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

            137B    Latinx Poetry, Spoken Word, and Performance Art (Olguin)

            170 series (Literature and Mind emphasis)

                        170 LM Literature and Medicine (Caldwell)

                        170 IM Introduction to Literature and Mind (Staff)

                        170 MB Mind, Brain and Literature (Park)

            171      Literature and the Human Mind (Park and Kosik)

            175HR Human Rights (Olguin)

            197 (undergraduate seminars)

                        John Keats: Literature and Science (Caldwell)

            190  Cognitive Approaches to World Literature (Park)

Feminist Studies

            130      Perspectives on Women’s Health (Oaks)

            136      Cultural Analysis of Reproduction and Sexuality (Tomlinson)


            154      Medicine and Comedy (Enders)


            20:       Science Technology and Medicine in Modern Society (Martin)

            74        Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice in Historical and Global Context (O’Connor)

            101G   Comparative History of Same Sex Practices and Gender Variance (Henderson)

            106B    The Scientific Revolution, 1500-1800 (Bouley)

            107BS  History of Biology and Science (Bouley)


            75:       Medicine for Underserved Communities (Prystowsky)

            133B:   Memory: An Interdisciplinary Exploration (Kosik, Yasuda)

            156EE: Environmental Ethics (Jarrett)

            156BE: Bioethics (Jarrett)

            175:     Health Policy and Access to Care (Jaconnette)

            184PD: Clinical Shadowing (Blain)

            187 AC:  Community-based Participatory Research on Health Disparities (Smith and Morgan-Consoli)

            199:     Clinical Research (Blain)


            4:         Introduction to Ethics (Zimmerman)

            100:     Ethics (Hanser/Elizondo)

            131:     Advanced Topics in Ethics (Hanser)

            138:     Normative Ethics (Hanser)

            141:     History of Ethics

Religious Studies

            12        Religious Approaches to Death (White)

            14        Native American Religion (Talamantez)

            47        Introduction to Daoism (Steavu)

            61        African Religions in the Americas (Perez)

            101B    Religious Experience (Taves)

            110L    LGBT Religious History: Queering the Spirit (Perez)

            114E    Rites of Passage in the U.S. (Talamantez)

            150A    Theory in Magic, Magic in Theory (Walker)

            156BE  Biomedical Ethics (Jarrett) [crosslisted as INT 156BE]

            161E    Buddhist Cognitive and Contemplative Sciences (Wallace)

            163C    Doctors and Diviner: Science, Medicine and Religion in Premodern China (Steavu)

            193B    Religion and Healing in Global Perspective (Wallace)

Spanish and Portuguese

            45        Spanish for Healthcare


            105SW:           Science Writing for the Public (Staff)

            105WE:           Writing and Ethics (Staff)

            109HP:             Writing for the Health Professions (Staff)

            109ST:             Writing for Science and Technology (Staff)



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