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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.

Prerequisite: SOC101

Program: Sociology

Credit: 3

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SOC-499

Independent Study

Intensive supervised study and research on topics of…

Sociology

Credits 1-3

SOC-395

Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…

Sociology

Credits 1-5

SOC-405

Current Issues in…

This course will examine a specific issue that…

Sociology

Credits 3

SOC-407

Social Problems

This course will analyze the causes and consequences…

Sociology

Credits 3

SOC-423

Social Theory

This course will cover major sociological and criminological…

Sociology

Credits 3

SOC-436

Social Inequality:Race, Class…

A study of gender and social class inequality.…

Sociology

Credits 3