The interdisciplinary minor in medical humanities consists of 19 credit hours composed of a core of humanities courses in literature and philosophy, followed by student-selected electives in communication arts, religion and social sciences. Required core courses for this field of study include Perspectives in Medical Humanities, Literature and Medicine, and Integrative Portfolio in Medical Humanities. Students also select one course from the following: Ethics, Law and Justice, Professional Ethics, Political Philosophy or Ethical Theory. Medical Humanities Students then also choose three elective courses from a wide variety of approved courses within ONU humanities departments.