HIST 410 (M2) - Historic Survey of American Civilization

HistSurvey/Health,Science, Med

Manchester   Liberal Arts :: History
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15035
Topical survey, within broad chronological divisions, of the development of American civilization since 1600. Students may take the course up to two times as long as the topic for the two courses is different. Course meets the History major requirement for Group 1.
Section Comments: Health, Science and Medicine in US History
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Equivalent(s): HIST 410H
Only listed campus in section: Manchester
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Sonic Woytonik

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm PANDRA P367
Additional Course Details: 

This course explores major themes and developments in the history of medical science, health, and illness in North America from the 1500s to the 2000s, with attention paid to America’s role in global scientific networks and healthcare initiatives. The course will cover changing ideologies of illness and wellness, and how people in America understood and coped with the most significant diseases of the eras. We will investigate the development of medical and scientific institutions, practices, and technologies, and look at patient experiences over time. The class also emphasizes how key facets of the modern American healthcare system came into existence and changed over time.