New Sociology Minor highlighted in the most recent Duke Chronicle

The most recent Duke Chronicle has highlighted the Department of Sociology newest Minor in Medical Sociology.  This Minor is for students who are interested in medicine, health care, and inequalities in access to medical care.


One of the following core courses (the other course can also be used as an elective)

  • SOC 250:  Medical Sociology
  • SOC 361:  Social Determinants of US Health Disparities

And four of the following electives:

  • SOC 49S:  Freshman Seminar – Inequality and Mental Health
  • SOC 212:  Gender, Poverty, and Health
  • SOC 263: Aging and Health
  • SOC 264: Death and Dying
  • SOC 260: Psychosocial Aspects of Human Development
  • SOC 349: Sexuality and Society
  • SOC 490S-1:  Research Seminar, Topic: Immigration and Health  
  • SOC 641S.01:  Health in Life Course Perspective
  • SOC 641S.02:  Social Determinants of Health