Apr 21, 2024  
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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BHSC 271 - Med Sociology: Hlth Care Modrn


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture, 3 hours contact
Cross-Listed With: SOCL 271  
This course aims to provide the student with an understanding of the ways in which American society promotes (or fails to promote) health as well as copes with illness. The course will examine the following topics: the interaction of social and cultural factors (such as gender, ethnicity, race, and social class) with health and illness; illness (disability) as a social issue; careers in health care; settings in which health care services are delivered; financing health care services; comparisons with the health care services of other countries; and uses and applications of computers/microcomputers in the health field.



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