Health Humanities refers to the application of the disciplines associated with the humanities to the development of the knowledge and skills necessary for excellence in the health professions. Health Humanities is particularly directed toward the development of the interpersonal skills necessary to the “art” of health care delivery in a diverse, multicultural society. This 6-course, 12-credit hour Health Humanities Certificate sequence will develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills, their cultural competence and relevant communication and interpersonal skills through engagement with literature, the visual and performing arts, spirituality, philosophy, ethics, history, and political science. Experiential learning opportunities will be integrated into each course.
Courses required for the certificate:
• EHP 101: Seminar 1: Investigating the Health Professions, Credit(s): 1
• EHP 201: Seminar 2: Navigating the Health Professions, Credit(s): 1
• EHP 301: Seminar 3: Experiencing the Health Professions, Credit(s): 1
• PHIL 130 Introduction to Biomedical Ethics, Credit(s): 3
• HP 322 Health Humanities, Credit(s): 3
• HP 411 Humanities in Health Professions Capstone, Credit(s): 3