Sociology of Health and Illness (SOC320)


Course Memo

This course will investigate health practices from a cross-cultural perspective and explain how and why particular social arrangements affect the types and distribution of diseases. This course explores social factors including, but not limited to, class, gender, race, and age and the impact of sociological factors on susceptibility to disease, attitude about illness, and access to health care. Health care access and organization will also be addressed. This course may be offered in a hybrid and/or online format. Credit: 3 hours.