Dec 07, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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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: 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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