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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 451 - 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: SOCI 300.  CRQ: SOCI 301 or SOCI 302; and SOCI 377A or SOCI 377B; or consent of department.

Credits: 3