HHV Electives

The minor in Health and Human Values requires 3 electives chosen from the following list of approved courses. Students are required to take at least one class from the humanities and the social science category. 

Electives are taught by diverse faculty from the Honors College and throughout the University of Arizona. These include faculty from American Indian Studies, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Communications, Economics, English, History, Sociology, Medical Humanities, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and Philosophy. 

Note: cross-listed courses will also be accepted

Humanities

  • ANTH 313 - Health and Medicine in Classical Antiquity 
  • EAS 350 - Buddhism and Health 
  • HIST 310 - The Black Death 
  • HIST 311 - History of Epidemics 
  • HIST 362A - The Culture of Food and Health in Japan
  • HIST 428 - Food, Health and Environment in History
  • HNRS 210H - Advanced Analytical Writing and Thinking: Art and Anatomy
  • HNRS 305 - Narrative Medicine and Healthcare
  • LAS 373 - Politics of Health and Medicine in the Americas: From Historical Roots to Contemporary Developments 
  • PAH 350 - Health Humanities: Intercultural Perspectives
  • PAH 378 - Playing Doctor: Images of Medicine and Health 
  • PAH 420 - Innovation and the Human Condition: Learning How to Improve Life in the Community and Beyond      
  • PHIL 321 - Medical Ethics
  • PHIL 345 - Philosophy and Psychiatry  
  • PHIL 347 - Neuroethics 
  • PHIL 422 - Advanced Medical Ethics
  • RELI 303 - Spirituality and Sickness: Religion and Health in the U.S. 
  • RELI 203 - Religion and Medicine in the Western Healing Tradition
  • RELI 336 - Spirituality, Psychology, and the Mind

Social Sciences 

  • AFAS 444 - Rethinking Race and Health in the United States 
  • AIS 405 - Traditional Indian Medicine: Health, Healing and Well Being 
  • AIS 437 - Health of Indigenous Populations 
  • ANTH 325 - Bodies in Medicine: Introduction to Medical Anthropology 
  • ANTH 353 - The Anthropology of Food  
  • ANTH 373 - Toxic! The Anthropology of Exposure.
  • ANTH 444 - Introduction to Medical Anthropology
  • COMM 369A - Health Communication
  • COMM 469 - Advances in Health Communication  
  • ECOL 379 - Evidence Based Medicine
  • ECON 427 - Current Topics in Healthcare Economics and Policy
  • FCM 302 - Clinical Health Disparities in Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations
  • FCM 496D - Disability Perspectives in Research, Policy, and Practice
  • FSHD 447A - Sociocultural Context of Development
  • HPS 387 - Health Disparities and Minority Health
  • GWS 260 - Sex, Gender, and Technology
  • GWS 438A - Women’s Health in Global Perspective
  • GWS 446 - Health and the Global Economy
  • LAW 452 - Health Law
  • MAS 410 - Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health
  • PA 316 - Health, Ethics, and Public Policy
  • PHPM 310 - Health Care in the US
  • PHPM 407 - Health Care Economics and Policy
  • PHPM 425 - Latino Health Disparities
  • PSY 382 - The Psychology of Health Disparities
  • PSY 383 - Health Psychology
  • PSY 456 - Psychology of Death and Loss
  • PSY 450 - Adult Development and Aging
  • SOC 404 - The Sociology of Mental Health
  • SOC 410 - The Hospital as a Small Society: The Social Organization of Medicine
  • SOC 448 - Sociology of the Body
  • SOC 470 - Health and Resilience in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands