The undergraduate minor in health and the human condition requires a minimum of 15 s.h., including at least 12 s.h. in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

The minor is interdisciplinary. It is administered by the Department of Classics and draws on courses from several units in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The minor in health and the human condition requires the following coursework.

Ethics and Values

At least 3 s.h. from these:
PHIL:1034Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness3
PHIL:1401Matters of Life and Death3
PHIL:2402Introduction to Ethics3
PHIL:2415/GHS:2415Bioethics3
RELS:2260/GHS:2260Hard Cases in Healthcare at the Beginning of Life3

Historical Approaches

At least 3 s.h. from these:
CLSA:1181/GHS:1181Ancient Medicine3
CLSA:3020Doctors and Patients3
HIST:3508/GHS:3508/LAS:3508Disease and Health in Latin American History3
HIST:4162/GHS:4162History of Global Health3
HIST:4203Disability in American History3
RELS:3580/ANTH:3113/ASIA:3561/GHS:3113Religion and Healing3

Diversity and Global Perspectives

At least 9 s.h. from these:
ANTH:2164/GHS:2164Culture and Healing for Future Health Professionals3
ANTH:2181/ASP:2181/GHS:2181The Anthropology of Aging3
ANTH:3111/GHS:3040/LAS:3111Health in Mexico3
ASP:3135/GHS:3050/SSW:3135Global Aging3
ASP:3740/MED:3740/NURS:3740/PHAR:3740End-of-Life Care for Adults and Families3
GHS:4003Case Studies in Global Health Inequities: Challenges and Interventions3
GHS:3060Studies in Complementary and Alternative Medicine3
GWSS:3177/NURS:3739Women and Their Bodies in Health and Illness3
RELS:3431/GWSS:3131Gender and Sexuality in Asia3
SSW:3786/ASP:3786Death/Dying: Issues Across the Life Span3-4
WLLC:1100/CLSA:1100/GHS:1100/GRMN:1100/GWSS:1100Contraception Across Time and Cultures3