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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 461 - History of Health and Healing in Africa (Put on Reserve 9/1/2020)

This course explores different African societies’ approaches to the ideas of personal and social health, healing, and medicine, and how these have changed over time. HIST 461 and HIST 561 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both. (Put on reserve 9/1/2020, will go inactive 8/24/23)

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define different categories of health and healing and connect these to distinct political, social, and medical practices
  • Analyze primary and secondary sources about the past, linking them to the individuals/schools of thought that produced them and their implications for our understanding of the past
  • Explain connections between different approaches to health and healing in both oral and written form
  • Identify why and how historical modes of evaluating health and healing have changed over time

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