Courses Detail Information

HIS2090J –



Credits: Vy 100

Pre-requisites: ENGL1000J Obtained Credit


4 credits

Course Topics:

Students are introduced to the history of scientific medicine ranging from late 19th century to present. Key figures and events will be discussed under the context of current socio-political and cultural background. Major arguments will be provided to students for the comparison of western-centered interpretation and Asian-originated response. After completing this course students should gain knowledge sufficiently to situate current medical issues in a wider historical perspective.