May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Science and Medicine Minor

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The minor Social Science and Medicine allows students in many fields, including the medical fields to broaden their academic views to allow them to see the interaction between health, society and culture. This minor gives students the cultural and social contexts that can help facilitate effective health care, and showing how applications of cultural, social and economic frameworks in clinical settings can enhance the well-being of both patients and providers.  Students in the minor are given the opportunity to examine health and illness from an integrated, social science perspective. Students pursuing this minor will learn to identify and analyze the social, behavioral, and cultural factors that influence how people from diverse backgrounds perceive and experience health and illness. 

Academic Policies and Requirements for Minors:

Hours to Minor: 18 hours

Required courses (9 hours):

Elective courses (9 hours) or additional courses from B above:

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