Bioethics and Society (HBS)

Students in the HBS concentration cannot also minor in Bioethics.

Core Disciplines One of these courses is required.
STSC 001 Emergence of Modern Science (HSOC 001)
HSOC 002 Medicine in History (STSC 002, HIST 036)
STSC 003 Technology and Society (HSOC 003, SOCI 033)

Core Bioethics Courses One of these courses is required.
HSOC 102 Bioethics (SOCI 101)
SOCI 118 Sociology of Bioethics
HSOC 140 History of Bioethics
PHIL 072   Biomedical Ethics (HSOC 101)

Students must take one course for each of the following categories.  This may be one of the pre-approved ones OR a petitioned course.
Students may petition to substitute other appropriate courses with up to and no more than three allowed from outside the College, including transfer credits.

Philosophical and Religious Foundations
HSOC 102 Bioethics (SOCI 101)
*NURS 330 Health Care Ethics
PHIL 002 Ethics
PHIL 072 Biomedical Ethics (HSOC 101)
PHIL 425 Philosophy of Science (STSC 425)
STSC 208 Science and Religion

Social and Institutional Contexts
ANTH 273 Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives
ANTH 437 Cultural Models of Health
ANTH 441 Cross-Cultural Approaches
ENGL 107 Medicine and Literature (formerly ENGL 085)
ENVS 406 Community-Based Env. Health
GSWS 242 Science of Sex and Sexuality
HSOC 112 The People's Health
HSOC 216 Gender and Health
HSOC 241 Stem Cells
HSOC 260 Social Determinants of Health
HSOC 302 Stem Cells in the Schools
HSOC 337 Race and Medicine in the Global South
HSOC 430 Disease and Society
*NURS 318 Race/Class/Gender in Health
*NURS 324 U.S. Child Health
RELS 409 Native American Spirituality and Health
SOCI 111 Health of Populations (HSOC 111)

Technologies, Practices and Practitioners

ANTH 260 Cultures of Science and Technology
ENVS 404 Urban Environments: Lead in West Philadelphia
HSOC 251 Foundations of Public Health
HSOC 259 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
PPE 272 Ethics and the Professions (PHIL 272)
STSC 160 Information Age (SOCI 161)
STSC 162 Tech and Medicine in Mod America (HSOC 152)
STSC 212 Science, Technology and Warfare (HSOC 212)
STSC 308 Science, Technology and Global Capitalism
STSC 379 Animals in Science, Medicine and Technology

Law, Politics and Public Policy

*BIOE 575 Health Policy
ENVS 406  Community Based Environmental Health      
*HCMG 101 Health Care Systems
HSOC 150 American Health Policy
HSOC 382 Guns and Love Gone Bad
HSOC 391 Bioethics and National Security
*LGST 210 Corporate Responsibility and Ethics
*LGST 211 Legal Aspects of Health Care (HCMG 211)
PSCI 135 Politics of Food (HSOC 135)
PSCI 139 Pol of Poverty and Development (HSOC 139)
PSCI 221 Health Poliitcs and Policy in Comparative Perspective
PSCI 414 Comparative Politics of the Welfare State
*PUBH 507 Ethics, Law and Public Health
SOCI 134 Health and Social Policy
SOCI 135 Law and Society
SOCI 235 Law and Social Change

(updated June 2015)