[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2023  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 348 - Medical Sociology

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): ENG 122 
A critical examination of health, illness, and healthcare from a sociological perspective, the course examines how health, disease, and treatment are socially defined; how social stratification of race, class, gender, and age affects health and illness; and how power influences the structure of healthcare and healthcare professions. In addition to physical illness, the course includes mental health and disability. Issues are considered from a US and global perspective.