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SCTS 620 Medicine, Technology and Science 3.0 Credits

This graduate seminar focuses on the social dimensions of medicine, health and illness. Students will explore how definitions and experiences of health and illness are shaped by technology use, cultural contexts, institutional practices, health care policies, and inequalities. Students will examine social trends in medical technology and science as well as how illness categories are created, negotiated, and resisted. Participants in this course will gain the ability to assess the changing role of science and technology in medicine as well as think critically about the social dimensions of the experience of health and illness.

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

Peace Engineering MS

...Society electives: SCTS 501 , SCTS 570 , SCTS 615 , SCTS 620 , SCTS 641 , SCTS 645 , Politics...

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