Jul 25, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 248 - Public Health Around the Globe

5 CR

What is Public Health, and how does it differ from Health Care? Investigate the role of the American Public Health system and how it impacts different groups across racial, class, and gender lines. Themes may include the social history of Public Health, needle exchange programs, and germ panic in America.

Course Outcomes
  • Explain what constitutes a public health system and how health care varies cross-culturally.
  • Evaluate the role race, class, gender, sexuality, age, and disability play in access to health care.
  • Analyze health care crises around the globe from micro and macro perspectives.

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