UMKC Catalog


Minor Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Students wishing to complete the interdisciplinary minor in Bioethics and Medical Humanities must complete 18 hours of coursework. Students will be required to take PHILOS 221 or PHILOS 321, PHILOS 360, and one course in the History of Medicine. (e.g. HISTORY 412B, HISTORY 428A, or HISTORY 428B). They must also complete 9 additional elective hours of 300/400 level courses in bioethics and medical humanities from the approved course list or as approved by the program director. Students must receive a C or better in all coursework applied toward the minor. Students can combine a minor in Bioethics and Medical Humanities in conjunction with any other major or as part of the BLA.