Oct 13, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 319 - Sociology of Medicine


4 credit(s)
The course analyzes the social and demographic variables affecting health, morbidity, and the mortality rates. It also examines the social roles in illness (e.g., doctor and patient): their definitions and consequences. Attention is given to the study of medical care institutions and their systems and structures. The relations between social policy and health is debated. Offered Biennially.

Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Social Systems and Human Behavior.Prerequisite(s): SOC 101, SOC 102, SOC 110 , SOC 120 , SOC 130 , or SOC 150 .



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