Catalog Details

HI 3354 - Health and Illness in American History
Credits: 3
US Group. Traces the history of health, illness and the pursuit of wellness throughout American history. Deals with illness and medical care as well as sport and physical exercise. Focusing on 3 distinct eras - the early 19th century, the decades around 1900 and the period following World War II - examines varieties of health experience and explores how individuals and communities have negotiated their health concerns. Offers a critical consideration of various definitions and models of wellness as they have changed over time, particularly in the physical, intellectual, social and environmental dimensions. Spring of odd years. (WECO)

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.