Program Outcomes

Bachelor of Arts in Health Humanities

An undergraduate major in Health Humanities helps prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders. There is a growing recognition of the value of interdisciplinary humanities study as preparation for advanced graduate work and professional practice. With a focus on the study of creativity, cultural expression, and key concepts organizing human experience, a degree in Health Humanities fosters

  • imagination
  • empathy
  • critical thinking

Health humanities study, practiced through the skills of reading, writing, research, and artistic expression

  • promotes self-awareness;
  • brings critical perspective to the discourses of illness and wellness; and
  • bridges gaps in communication and understanding amongst professional and lay audiences.