Medical Professions emphasis (BA or BS)

The English for Medical Professions emphasis combines courses from English and Biology to prepare students for careers in healthcare while they also complete some of the pre-healthcare coursework, practice their writing skills, and study the human condition through narrative.

These skills are essential for health-related careers focused on writing and communication. The emphasis also dovetails nicely with existing science and pre-health tracks in other majors, and provides an advantage to UWL students entering into clinical health programs.

A Student graduating from this program will be able to:

1. Articulate the connections among biology, literature, writing, and healthcare.

2. Analyze, interpret, and critique the concepts of health and wellness.

3. Write in a variety of healthcare genres.

4. Describe how literature engages empathy.

5. Increase awareness, acceptance, and understanding of the role of culture on healthcare.