SOCY 3505 Sociology of Public Health

3 hours, 3 credits

Examination of the relationship between social, economic, and political systems and population-level patterns of health and illness. How a range of social policies not directly health-related, such as housing, shape health, illness and life expectancy across US populations. Interaction of race, class, gender and other systems of stratification with dynamics of health and illness. This course is the same as HNSC 3505.

Prerequisite: SOCY *1101 [5] or SOCY 1200 or SOCY 1201 or permission of the chairperson.


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