2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 345 - Medical Sociology, 3 credit hours


This course uses sociological concepts, perspectives and research methods to examine the socio-cultural aspects of health and illness, disease prevention and disease treatment. The course explores the epidemiology and social demography of health, examines the behaviors associated with health and illness, and reviews the experience of illness in various societies. Attention is given to the doctor/patient interaction, the medical professions in changing societies, and the health care delivery systems and social policies regarding medical care in the United States and other nations.



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