The medical humanities and health studies major prepares you to understand the broader role and determinants of health and medicine in today’s world. Humanities courses raise questions of how human beings deal with health, medical intervention, illness, and death. You'll gain insight into the social, economic, and cultural contexts of health, illness, and health care. This degree will prepare you for a wide array of career paths.
Skills and abilities this major develops: effective communication, health care knowledge, public speaking, research, and problem solving (IU School of Liberal Arts, 2017).