Course Description


AN 382 Health, Society and Culture
4 cr.
Offered: Winter semester of odd-numbered years
Prerequisite: SO 101 or AN 100 or instructor's permission.

Analysis of behavioral science dimensions of health systems and health institutions at regional, national and global scales, with emphasis on the United States. Discussion includes health and disease and social and cultural factors relating to the occurrence and distribution of disease. American medical systems and institutions are analyzed in comparison with medical systems in other societies.

Note: Cross listed as SO 382.