Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Critical Public Health

Sociology 4010 Critical Public Health
Examines sociological perspectives on contemporary public health issues. Topics include the construction of population health, risk behavior and social problems (e.g., addiction, injury); health promotion; public health disease prevention programs; surveillance and epidemiology; environmental and occupational health; food scarcity and nutrition; public health clinical practice in urban, rural and remote communities; public health nursing and provider-patient relations; public health research and ethics; public health policy; and the changing relationship between public health, medicine, and the law.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Limited to 3rd year students or above. It is recommended that students complete Sociology 2509 prior to enrolling in this course.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences