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HIST 278 Medicine Before Germs 4.0 Credits

This course focuses on the history of Western medicine before the acceptance of the germ theory of disease dramatically transformed medicine around the turn of the twentieth century. This course explores medical theories and practices, medicine’s connections to the broader social and cultural context, and the lived experiences of patients and practitioners through sources written by those individuals as well as modern historians.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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