Social Determinants of U.S. Health Disparities

SOCIOL361

Introduction to how social factors influence health and well-being, with a particular focus on contemporary U.S. society. Topics include obesity, aging, socioeconomic disadvantage, access to health insurance, public health systems, the role of the media, and racial/ethnic and gender inequalities. The course will provide descriptive assessments of health inequalities and analytic examinations of the mechanisms through which social factors affect health. One course.

Social Determinants of U.S. Health Disparities

Crosslisting Numbers: 

GLHLTH340
GLHLTH

Curriculum Codes: 

SS