Sociology (SOCI) - The Social Determinants of Health

SOCI 3166  The Social Determinants of Health


Any 18 credits completed


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course will examine the history and development of social (as opposed to clinical) epidemiology through its four major components: description, analysis, intervention and evaluation. The modern transition to population-based research and planning will be presented, with emphasis on the applications of social epidemiology to health planning, the development of public health policy and health promotion.

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