This concentration addresses policies and issues of health and public welfare in the U.S. and abroad. Students develop an understanding of the social factors that create disparities in health and illness, health care delivery systems, and other social resources. Students interested in careers in health care, health policy, public health, nursing, and social work should consider this concentration. We strongly suggest that students in this concentration take SOC 221: Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System.
- Two 200-level courses from the following list:
- Three 300-level courses from the following list:
- Two 300 level electives in Sociology, which may include those courses listed above.
- One additional 200 or 300 level elective in Sociology, which may include those courses listed above.
Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.