Culture and Bioethics in France
Spring Break 2024 (tentative)*
This course is open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students from any discipline.
Approved for Global and Cultural Diversity Credit, College of Arts and Sciences; Approved for Humanities Credit, School of Engineering
French society has undergone significant change in recent years due to various circumstances including, but not limited to, the growth of minority and immigrant populations, more open borders as a member of the European Union, and global political shifts. This course examines the impact of such changes in the bioethical context. Particular attention will be paid to understandings of the rights and responsibilities of the individual and the collective, physician-patient communication and relationships, and interactions with and treatment of minorities in the clinical and research contexts. Students will have the opportunity to attend relevant lectures and discussion groups and participate in tours related to the course focus.
Cost for Spring 2022:
- $2500 (including deposit)
- $200 deposit due with study abroad application
- Remaining program fee billed to CWRU student bill
Program fees cover lodging, breakfast, course-related transportation, speaker fees, etc. Program fees do not cover flight, tuition, additional meals, passport or VISA fees, and activities or transportation outside of course.
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*Courses are subject to cancellation due to low student enrollment, health and safety concerns, or other extenuating circumstances. Director of Bioethics Study Aboard will communicate with students regarding any changes.