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Students majoring in sociology may elect a Concentration in Health, Medicine and Society. The goals of this unique concentration are to assist students in learning that health and disease do not depend solely on biological mechanisms; to promote the well-being of the social body by teaching the role of behavioral theory, research, and clinical practice in the promotion and maintenance of health and well-being; to provide students with knowledge of cutting edge debates in the field; to assist students in understanding the sociological, ethical, and psychological mechanisms affecting human health and illness behavior; and to prepare students for careers in the health professions and/or entrance to graduate school.
Sociology majors with a concentration in Health, Medicine and Society must complete 37 credit hours in sociology, in addition to MATH 1020 (STAT 2010 ) (may be applied to Quantitative Reasoning Core requirement) and PHIL 2400 . Of these, the following sociology courses, totaling 16 credit hours, are required: SOCI 1010 (may be applied to Human Behavior Explorations), SOCI 2500 (may be applied to Advanced Rhetoric Core requirement ), SOCI 2530 , SOCI 2530L , SOCI 3030 , and SOCI 4950 . In addition to these required courses, students must complete two additional 2000 level sociology courses, three of four specialized courses (SOCI 3035 , SOCI 3040 , SOCI 3060 , or SOCI 3070 ), SOCI 4025 , and SOCI 4700 .