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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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HIS 195-01 - Introductory Special Topic: Global Medicinals: England, Japan, and the United States

4 credits (Spring)
Cross-listed as: BIO 195-01 . This Global  Learning Program Tutorial will explore diverse medical belief systems that have existed and continue to exist worldwide, looking at the rise of “Western” medicine and it’s seeming contrast to those systems that are now labeled “herbal,” “traditional,” or “alternative.” In addition to guest speakers and regional field trips, this GLP Tutorial class will travel to England and Japan during spring break and early summer to learn more about the historical and contemporary medicinal beliefs and practices in those locations.First-year students interested in this coursewill need to complete an application in additionto doing the normal registration process. The application materials are available on GrinnellShare (Academics>Centers>Center for International Studies>Global Learning Program). Students selected to participate in the Global Learning Program will be required to pay a $400 participation fee (most other required travel expenses will be covered). This fee will be added to the student tuition bill and will be due by the first day of classes. If payment of this fee causes you financial concern, please contact Gretchen Zimmermann in the Financial  Aid Office to discuss loan options to cover this additional cost of attendance.

Prerequisite: TUT-100 and application. Open to first-year students only.
Instructor: Lewis, Sandquist