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Course Overview

The course considers social structure, cultural, and demographic components of physical and mental illness. Stages of illness behavior, from prevalence of symptoms and recognition of them to recovery or death, will be identified, and the social and cultural determinants of each stage will be discussed. The health care system and problems in health care delivery will be considered.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Undergraduate
Prerequisite: SOC101

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate