The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Medical Humanities, Minor

Minor Requirements - 18 Hours

Medical Humanities Core - 3 hours

MEDH 4301Critical Thinking and Medical Humanities

3

Introductory Core - 6 hours

PSYC 2301General Psychology

3

SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities and Health Electives - 9 hours

Choose 9 hours from at least two different course prefixes. Six hours must be advanced: 
ANTH 2311Global Health and Social Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Illness and Inequality

3

ANTH 4309Anthropology of Sex & Gender

3

ANTH 4311Medical Anthropology

3

ANTH 4350Mexican American Folk Medicine

3

COMM 3346Health Communication

3

COMM 3354Healthcare Provider Communication

3

ENGL 4320Literature and Psychoanalysis

3

HIST 4303Public Health in the Americas

3

INDS 2381World Literature and Global Health

3

INDS 2382Narratives of Illness

3

PHIL 2322Ethics, Health, and Culture

3

PHIL 4316Philosophy of Science

3

PSYC 3337Developmental Psychology: Lifespan

3

SOCI 3324Sociology of Health

3

SOCI 3393Sociology of Aging

3

SPAN 3348Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

3

SPAN 4348/TRSP 4348/MASC 4348Spanish for Healthcare Professionals and Latino Health

3

Note SPAN 3348 and SPAN 4348 prerequisites. 

 

Classes from the Colleges of Liberal and/or Fine Arts that are at least 50% health focused and meet at least 3 of the 5 MEDH Program SLOs may be counted toward the minor with prior approval.