PUBH 20 History of Western Medicine
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Examines the contributions made to the art and science of medicine from Hippocrates to the present day. Emphasis is placed on early Greek and Islamic contributions in early history, medicine in the Renaissance, the scientific revolution, and the growth and development of medical education and medicine as a profession.