MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Titusville Campus Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This is a course on socio-cultural aspects of health, illness, disease and (medical) treatment in American society. The historical transformation of American medicine into a powerful sovereign profession with unparalleled authority, autonomy and control over all aspects of health and illness will be examined. On the basis of this historical survey, recent empirical studies of distribution of health, disease and medical care will be examined as well as specific substantive issues and contemporary debates.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis

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