The minor requires 18 hours. No more than three credits counting towards a major and no more than six credits counting towards another minor can also count towards the Bioethics, Humanities and Medicine minor. 

Required Courses
HMN 370Medicine and the Humanities3
or HST 339 Sickness and Health in American History
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Bioethics
Philosophical Theories in Bioethics
Doing the Right Thing: Ethical Decision-Making in Biology and Medicine
Select 6 credit hours of Electives from Group A *6
Select 6 credit hours of Electives from Group B **6

Group A

ANT 360Anthropology of Global Health3
ANT 362Medical Anthropology3
COM 345Rhetoric of Science&Technology3
COM 355Survey of Health Communication3
COM 356Health Communication: Patient-Provider3
COM 357Health Communication and Bioethics3
COM 358Health Comm & Bioethics3
COM 370Special Topics (Family Communication and Health Across the Lifespan)1-3
COM 370Special Topics (Classroom to Community: Enhancing Patient Care with Take the Fight to Cancer)1-3
CNS 334Ethics in Health and Human Services3
CNS 335Health and Human Services in a Diverse Society3
ECN 240Economics of Health and Medicine3
HES 360Epidemiology3
HPA 150Introduction to Public Health3
SOC 329Health Inequalities3
SOC 331The Social and Legal Contexts of Medicine3
SOC 335Sociology of Health and Illness3
SOC 336Sociology of Healthcare3
SOC 369Social Movements3
SOC 383Special Topics Seminar in Medicine and Health Care3
WGS 321Research Seminar in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies3
WGS 350Biocultural Perspectives on Women and Aging3

Group B

BIO 210Doing the Right Thing: Ethical Decision-Making in Biology and Medicine *3
HMN 365Humanity and Nature3
HST 113Health, Disease and Healing in World History3
HST 339Sickness and Health in American History (if HST 339 is not used to fulfill core requirement)3
PHI 161Introduction to Bioethics **3
PHI 360Ethics3
PHI 367Philosophical Theories in Bioethics ***3
PHI 368Concepts of Health & Disease3
REL 307Magic, Science and Religion3
REL 329Chinese Medicine3
REL 330Pope, Jefferson and Imam: A Study in Comparative Ethics3
REL 362Topics in Islam3

Other courses, including Special Topics courses in a number of departments, may be suitable as electives in the minor. These courses can be counted toward the minor with the approval of the interdisciplinary minor in Bioethics, Humanities and Medicine committee.