Summer 2017  |  SOC 4246 Section A97: Sociology of Health and Illness (88312)

Class Component:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Online & Distance Lrng (ODL)
Class Attributes:
College of Continuing Education
Online Course
Times and Locations:
ODL Extended Reg Acad Session
05/22/2017 - 08/25/2017
Off Campus
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Context of social, political, economic, and cultural forces and medical knowledge. Social meanings. How people seek help and manage illnesses. How doctors, nurses, and patients interact. Social movements surrounding health. prereq: One sociology course or instr consent; soc majors/minors must register A-F
Class Notes:
After 11:59 PM Friday of the first week of the term, registration is closed and requires instructor permission.
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Who Should Take This Class?:
This class is relevant to anyone interested in topics of health and illness, medical sociology, health policy, and a career in medicine or public health.
Exam Format:
There will be one short and long essay midterm exam and one 12-15 page final research paper.
Class Format:
This class is taught online. All interaction with the professor and classmates is virtual through online discussion forums and other interactive technologies.
This course averages 50-75 pages of reading per week with weekly online forum discussion posts about the readings. There are additional assignments and reflection journals intermittently through the semester with a midterm exam and a final research paper.
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
21 March 2017

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