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.

Prerequisites: Core Curriculum 1230 with a grade of B- or higher, or Sociology 1101 with a grade of C or higher.

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