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SOC 142
Medical Sociology
Fall

Use of the sociological perspective in understanding the nature of disease, health, and medical care. Topics will include culturally based notions of health and illness, social roles of patients and healthcare providers, physician socialization, the distribution of diseases and medical resources, ethical issues in healthcare, and women in the health system.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Staff
Instructor consent required.

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: SOC 148
Service learning component is optional.
Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

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Last Updated: 6/23/17