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SOC 31A/B

Sociology of Health

This course examines fundamental topics which relate to health and health care in our society. It uses historical, cross-cultural and contemporary perspectives to examine theoretical issues and research strategies, the relationship between social structures, health and health care, and health care professions and occupations. It also focuses on such important issues as the individual and health, occupational and environmental health, health issues in the Third World, women and health care, and health and health care in the future.

Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 2.00
Course Count: 2.00
Billing Units: 1/1

Prerequisites

SOC 11B or SOC 104

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Sociology