Minor in Sociology of Health

The minor in the Sociology of Health requires a minimum of six courses, three of which are health-related. This program is not open to Sociology majors or Health Track in Sociology majors.

Required Courses
SOC 1176Introduction to Sociology3
or SOC 1576 Introduction to Sociology for Health Professions
Two Sociology courses at the 2000 level or above6
Three Sociology courses at the 3000 level or above9
Health-related Courses
Select three as part of the above requirements:
Sociology of the Self
Selected Topics in Medical Sociology
Food for Thought: Sociological Thinking About Food
Health and Disease in American Society
Sociology on Drugs
Race, Science, Health, and Medicine
Sex & Society
Science, Technology & Society
Environmental Sociology: The End of the World as We Know It?
Urban Health
Selected Topics in Medical Sociology
Health and Reproduction
Sociology of the Body
Population Studies
Independent Study in Medical Sociology
Internship in Medical Sociology
Total Credit Hours18

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.