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HI3354 - 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 2016-2017 Catalog.