HONORS 252 - Honors Natural Sciences Seminar
Section: 001 History of Medicine and the Art of Skepticism
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Honors Program (HONORS)
Department: LSA Honors
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Open to Honors students.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May be elected twice for credit.
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This Honors seminar centers upon the evolution of modern medicine, including early Western medical concepts and stressing the introduction of scientific method. In addition, attention will be directed at current fads; acupuncture, ESP, astral projections, chiropractic, diets, etc. The course will focus on how one should make decisions regarding the truth of the claims made for alternative medicine and any other subject in which the class shows interest. Students are required to read one book from the suggested reading list that is provided on the first day of class and write two papers, a short paper at midterm and a 5-6 page paper at the end of the term.

HONORS 252 - Honors Natural Sciences Seminar
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001 (SEM)
5LSA Hnrs
Th 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: History of Medicine & the Art of Skepticism meets in Med Sci II 7748 (7748 MSC2), next to the Taubman Medical Library.
002 (SEM)
13LSA Hnrs
W 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Note: titled "Creativity in the Sciences and Arts"
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