The Honors College offers a unique minor available to students across campus, not just those within the Honors College. The Medicine & Society Program promotes an interdisciplinary understanding of health and health care through academic courses, research, fieldwork (including domestic travel and study abroad), student internships, scholarly and public conferences, visiting speakers, and an electronic portal with online information and materials.
New pre-health professions course available in Fall 2010
OPTO 1300: Introduction to Health Professions.
Introduction to health care delivery systems in the U.S. with emphasis on the role of various professions (e.g., optometry, medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, podiatry, social work, clinical psychology, allied health professions). For students considering careers in the health professions.
The class will meet Wednesdays, 4-7pm. For further information, contact the course instructor, Dr. Helen Valier.