HAS: Allied Health

HAS 190: Introduction to the Health Professions

Presents topics of interest to students considering careers as health professionals. Introduces the student to basic concepts of health, factors influencing health care, health care settings, and selected health professions. May not be taken for credit in addition to LHW 102. Open to west campus students.

1 credit

HAS 290: Medicine and Society

Examines traditional concerns of the humanities and social sciences as they interface with health care and its delivery. Practicing physicians or other health professionals present clinical cases. Emphasizes confidentiality, experimentation, dying and death, and allocation of scarce resources. Focuses on the social, historical, ethical, and humanistic importance of the cases. Permission of instructor required. Open to west campus students.

3 credits