Medicine & the Liberal Arts (MLA)
MLA 470. Independent Study in Medicine & the Liberal Arts. 1 to 3 Hours.
Under the guidance of an appropriate faculty member, students will investigate a medical topic from a liberal arts perspective. The course topic must be approved in advance by the coordinators of the Medicine and the Liberal Arts program. Course credit hours (between 1 and 3) are determined by the instructor. Restricted to students declared in the Medicine and the Liberal Arts program.
MLA 475. Medicine & the Liberal Arts Seminar. 3 Hours.
An overview of the insights offered by a variety of disciplines regarding situations involving health and healing. While the class will deal with the liberal arts as a whole, special emphasis will be given to the perspectives of the humanities and social sciences. Students will produce a final project articulating a liberal arts viewpoint on a medical topic. This course is required of all students in the Medicine and the Liberal Arts program.