Please note: The information displayed here is current as of Friday, December 14, 2018, but the official Course Catalog should be used for all official planning.

2018-2019 Course Catalog

Required for the minor in biomedical ethics

  1. Completion of the following core courses:
    1. BIET 120/PHIL 120: Applied Ethics: Introduction to Biomedical Ethics
    2. BIOL 100: The Biology of Reproduction, BIOL 103: Biotechnology and Society, BIOL 130: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms, or ANTH 140: Biological Anthropology
    3. ECON 200: Economic Development, ECON 204: Effective Altruism, ECON 271: Public Economics, or GOVT 380: Introduction to Public Policy (Biomedical Ethics minors can take a concurrent tutorial in Health Policy while attending GOVT 380)
    4. ANTH 342: Medical Anthropology or PSYC 245: Health Psychology
    5. BIET 370/PHIL 370: Advanced Studies in Bioethics, ANTH 542: Anthropology and Public Health, ANTH 551: Anthropology of Biomedicine, ANTH 552: Disability and Culture, or an approved independent study project on some aspect of biomedical ethics, public health or health policy. Possible contexts for projects include an academic internship, a tutorial, an independent study course, or a health-related project in conjunction with an off-campus program. Independent study projects must be approved by the advisory committee.
  2. Two additional 6-unit courses from the list below or other relevant courses with approval of the program director.
  • ANTH 340: Human Biology, Evolution, and Health
  • ANTH 342: Medical Anthropology
  • ANTH 377: Culture and Aging
  • ANTH 542: Anthropology and Public Health
  • ANTH 551: Anthropology of Biomedicine
  • ANTH 552: Disability and Culture
  • BIOL 100: The Biology of Human Reproduction
  • BIOL 260: Genetics
  • BIOL 354: Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 465: Advanced Biotechnology
  • BIOL 453: Developmental Biology
  • ECON 200: Economic Development
  • ECON 203: Latin American Economic Development
  • ECON 204: Effective Altruism
  • ECON 271: Public Economics
  • ECON 290: The Economics of Medical Care
  • ETST 110: Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • ETST 301: Theories of Race and Ethnicity
  • GEOL 213: Geology and Health
  • GOVT 380: Introduction to Public Policy
  • GOVT 465: Environmental Politics
  • PHIL 320: Ethics
  • PHIL 350: Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 360: Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 370: Advanced Studies in Bioethics
  • PHIL 380: Ethics of Technology
  • PHIL 430: Philosophy of Law
  • PSYC 245: Health Psychology
  • PSYC 250: Psychopathology

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