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SOCI 201 Sociology of Health and Medicine

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Course Description

This course explores sociological perspectives and methods on the study of health and medical practice. Through independent research and analysis it fosters in students an understanding of the social facets of health and disease, the social behavior of health care personnel and people who utilize health care, the social functions of health organizations and institutions, the social patterns of health services, and the relationship of health care delivery systems to other systems and cultures.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 5a; Area 9D3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D)