Course Catalog Entry

Course ID: SOC  435
Effective Date: 03/02/2017
Title: Medicine, Health and Illness - CUE
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Prerequisite: SOC 201 and SOC 323; or 9 hours at 300+ level in one social science; or consent of instructor. This course introduces the student to the study of medical sociology and examines the different ways in which social groups experience health and illness at the micro-level (through face-to-face and small-to mid sized group interactions). Course material will explore how experiences of health and illness are shaped by life experiences, including class, race/ethnicity and gender.


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