Course Description

Studies in Medicine: Its Art, History, Science, and Philosophy, BIOL 88

An interdisciplinary, multicultural, and historical perspective of medicine focused primarily upon therapy and practice to achieve better understanding of the scope, practice, and limits or medicine.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Molecular, Cell, & Dev Biology

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
General Education: II - Science and Technology

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC; Muir: 1 course in a Natural Science theme in "Biological Sciences"
Major Requirement: Global Health Major: Biological Science Elective
Global Health Minor: Elective
Note: Global Health Departmental Limit of 2 online courses per student in the Major, 1 online course per student in the Minor

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Area F-Arts

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: SI


Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements.

Course Creators

Grant Hartzog
Gregory Gates
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