Learn about various aspects of the healthcare industry.
Consider the major challenges and issues facing
patients, providers, and communities while examining
the roles and responsibilities of different healthcare
professionals. Learn how to develop the skills and
competencies required to be a successful member
of a healthcare team.
Fall: FYW 1195: Psychic Disorder and the Social Order
(which fulfills the first-year writing intensive
seminar graduation requirement) examines mental
health, exploring how and why certain emotional states
and patterns of thought become labeled as
pathological or disruptive. You will trace the cultural
meanings of mental illness from the nineteenth century
to the present while considering the distinction
between sanity and insanity.
Participate in coordinated field visits to local
healthcare facilities to gain a greater insight into how
the healthcare system works, learning firsthand from
local and national healthcare experts. Organizations
may include the Greenville Health System, The Hawkins
Foundation, National Healthcare Corporation, and