Medicine and Society Minor

Examine medicine, disease, and health through the perspectives of social science, history, literature, and philosophy. 

21 Credit Hours for Minor

Science and Technology in Society (3 Hours)

English Course and History Course (6 Hours)

Sociology Course (3 Hours)

Electives (9 Hours)

 

What You'll Study

Complete courses in a variety of disciplines ranging from sociology and communication to history and women's and gender studies. We offer classes including:

  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Hospital Preceptorship
  • Drugs and Sociology
  • Contemporary Issues in Humanities, Science and Technology
  • Women and Science
  • Health Policy

 

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Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing a medicine and society minor, please contact:

Monique Dufour
Medicine and Society Minor Director
403 Major Williams Hall
540-231-8307
modufour@vt.edu