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Fall 2017
May 30, 2024
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HIST 36305 - The History Of Medicine And Public Health
Credit Hours: 3.00. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a historical understanding of the role public health and medicine has played in American history during the 19th and 20th centuries. How does the health status of Americans reflect and shape the U.S. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: History

Course Attributes:
GTC-Humanistic-Artistic, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Humanities, UC-Science, Tech & Society, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand how and why public health has evolved over the course of the past two centuries. 2. Identify and analyze how scientific beliefs and social anxieties contribute to policies and practices of medicine and health. 3. Develop critical thinking skill to assess the impact of public health reforms on everyday life.

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