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Medical Humanities Major - Curriculum & Duration
University of the Sciences' BS in Medical Humanities major gives you a thorough grounding in the natural sciences in combination with in-depth study of the various humanities disciplines, including literature, philosophy, ethics, history, classics, the fine arts, and religion.
Create your own areas of study in this highly flexible major. Students can satisfy all requirements for application to medical school, include broad natural science education along with the humanities requirements, or focusing primarily on a specific natural science (biology, chemistry, and physics) for a personalized track appropriate for a professional or graduate program.
After satisfying prerequisites, the arrangement and scheduling of courses is highly flexible. A grand total of 121 credits is required.
|General Education Discipline Requirements||Credits|
|Natural Sciences (1 semester of lab)||7|
|Written and Oral Communication||9|
|Major Distribution (five of seven subject areas)||Credits|
|Foreign Language (must be 2nd semester)||3|
|HU 101 Orientation||1|
|HU 494 Pre-Capstone||3|
|HU 495 Capstone||3|
|Major Concentration and Free Elective||Credits|
Graduates of the Medical Humanities program achieve these learning outcomes:
- Write at a high level of proficiency and construct well-supported arguments
- Interpret texts with critical thinking and insight
- Obtain understanding of the Humanities’ relationship to Healthcare
- Enter graduate, professional school or employment well-prepared
- Obtain research skills demonstrated in a comprehensive major research project
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