Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Sociology of Health and Illness

Sociology 2509 Sociology of Health and Illness
A study of the social and cultural dimensions of health and illness. Topics may include: the social organization of medicine; social determinants of health status; lay perspectives on health, illness and the body; the experience of illness and health care; and the impact of social change on medical beliefs and practice.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Cross-List(s): Gerontology 2509
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Sociology 3509/Gerontology 3509 may not take Sociology 2509/Gerontology 2509 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences