Medical Sociology   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog
   

SOCI 551 - Medical Sociology


In-depth examination of health, illness, and medical care from a sociological perspective. Attention given to the structure of social relationships and how they relate to health, illness, and the medical institutions in society. The social meanings of health, illness, and medical care will be studied individually and structurally, including a global perspective. A culminating experience–integrating theory, methods, and scholarly writing–is required.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: Graduate standing in Sociology or consent of department.

Credits: 3

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