Health Care Ethics, Minor
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Saint Louis University's minor in health care ethics allows students to examine some of the ethical questions that arise in the complex health care system. Students will discuss the definition of death, how to allocate donated organs, what is considered a disease and when to withdraw life-sustaining treatment.
Students pursuing the minor must take Foundations in Clinical Health Care Ethics (HCE 2010) before or at the same time as any 4000-level courses. Two of the five courses for the minor must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Foundations in Clinical Health Care Ethics|
|Ethics in Clinical Medicine|
|Disability Studies: Medicine, Ethics, and Policy|
|Mindfulness & the Ethics of Healthcare|
|Public Health & Social Justice|
|Freaks and the Medical Body|
|The Desire to Dissect: Philosophical History of Anatomical Dissection|
|Warriors and Medics|
|Controversies in Death and Dying|
|Controversies in Reproductive and Pediatric Ethics|
|Controversies in Research Ethics|
|Law and Bioethics|
|Race and Research Ethics|
|Organ Procurement + Transplant|
|Students may take one Elective outside of the center:|
|Introduction to Medical Humanities, Literature|
|Medicine and Literature|
|Ethics in Nursing and Health Care|
|Theological Bioethics: Medicine and Morality|
A student must maintain a GPA in coursework for the minor in health care ethics of at least 2.00.