SV 330 - History of Western Medicine (HS 330)
(3 cr.) This course examines the development of the Western medical tradition from its origins in the ancient Near East to modern times. The course emphasizes an understanding of medical theory and practice in relation to larger social, intellectual and scientific developments in the West. Topics include Hippocratic and Galenic medicine, medieval medical theory and practice, the emergence of new medical ideas in the Renaissance, and the development of modern scientific medicine. Prerequisite: HS 110, PL 101, HS 111, HS 112, HS 131 or HS 132; As Needed

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