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The medical humanities minor is designed to give students an overview of the ways that the medical arts and sciences intersect and interact with various disciplines in the humanities, in such ways as art and medicine, bioethics, the history of medicine, literature and medicine, music and medicine, medicine in the performing arts, medicine and philosophy, and medicine and law. This minor can be combined with any major and minor. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

Medical Humanities Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Students must complete 15 credits from the following courses, 9 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level:

HUMN 2200 Introduction to Medical Humanities (3 credits)
HUMN 4100 Death and Dying (3 credits)
LITR 3500 Literature and Medicine (3 credits)
PHIL 3180 Biomedical Ethics (3 credits) OR PHIL 3180H Biomedical Ethics Honors (3 credits)
PHIL 3220 Philosophy of Science (3 credits)
PSYC 2470 Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.