Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Summary of Curriculum:

The Medical Social Sciences Concentration will consist of a minimum of 7 courses or 24 credits, distributed between the 4 required core courses (15 s.h.) and 3 courses from the Medical Social Science bank (15 s.h.).

Core (Required) - (15 hours, 3 courses of 3 credits each and 1 6 s.h. course):

SOC08:120 Intro to Soc (preferably pre-med section) 3 s.h.
SOC08.436 Sociology of Medicine
ANTH 02215: Medical Anthropology 3 S.H.
SOC 08.494 Field Experience Seminar (in a medical setting) 6 S.H.

Medical Social Science Bank - (9 hours or 3 courses, 3 credits each):

ANTH 02312: Anthropological Perspectives on Physical Growth and Development 3 S.H.
ANTH 02221: Human Variation
ANTH 02322: Sex and Sex Roles in a Cross-Cultural Perspective or SOC 082xx Sexuality and Society (Proposed concurrently)
SOC08.403 Death, Dying and Bereavement
SOC08.362 Sociology of Disability
SOC 08. 3xx Social Determinants of Health (Proposed concurrently)
SOC 08. 3xx Sociology of Trauma and Mental Illness (Proposed concurrently)
SOC08.401 Human Service Organizations or 08353 Sociology of Complex Organizations or SOC08.430 Case Management
SOC15.322 Sociology of Population