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African Area Studies 016
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Africana Studies 014
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Health and Society 502 Minor Program  

Minor Program


The interdisciplinary minor in health and society consists of at least six courses, which must include 01:920:101 Introduction to Sociology; 01:920:210 Sociology of Medicine and Health Care; and 01:920:307 Sociology of Mental Illness. In addition, at least one elective must be taken in the Department of Sociology, and at least two electives from other School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) departments affiliated with the minor (see list below). No more than two courses are allowed to overlap with the major, and no more than two electives may be taken from within the same department (except sociology). All courses must be passed with a grade of C or better to earn credit toward the minor.

Required Sociology Courses

01:920:101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

01:920:210 Sociology of Medicine and Health Care (3)

01:920:307 Sociology of Mental Illness (3)

Elective Sociology Courses

At least one course must be selected from the following:

01:920:227 Population and Society (3)

01:920:232 Sociology of Food and Eating (3)

01:920:303 Social Gerontology (3)

01:920:332 Social Inequalities (3)

01:920:335 Health and Inequality (3)

01:920:359 Environmental Sociology (3)

01:920:361 Sociology of Drug Use (3)*

01:920:410 Sociology of Alcohol Problems (3)

01:920:433 Race, Science, and Medicine (3)

01:920:434 Social Science and Public Policy (3)

01:920:438 Sociology of Age (3)

01:920:440 Sexuality and Society (3)

01:920:462 Sociology of Selected Institutions (3)

Elective Courses from other SAS Departments

At least two electives must be selected from the following course offerings. No more than two courses can be taken from each department, to ensure breadth of study.

Africana Studies

01:014:347 Health Issues in the African-American Community (3)

Anthropology

01:070:307 Medical Anthropology (3)

Biology

01:119:150 Biology, Society, and Biomedical Issues (3)

01:119:154 Genetics, Law, and Social Policy (3)

Economics

01:220:316 Health Economics (3)***

01:220:348 Economics of Social Welfare Programs (3)***

English

01:359:209 Introduction to Health, Medicine, and Literature (3)

Genetics

01:447:354 Social, Legal, and Ethical Implications of the New Genetics (3)***

History

01:506:226 Contemporary Challenges in International Health (3)

01:508:328 History of Health and Healing In Africa (3)

01:508:322 Black Death to Obesity Epidemic: History of Public Health in the West (3)

01:512:121 Health and Environment in America (3)

01:512:225 Sexuality in America (3)

01:512:230 History of Medicine in Film (3)

01:512:321 Health Care and Society in America (3)

01:512:322 Drugs: A Social History (3)*

Philosophy

01:730:105 or 106 Current Moral and Social Issues (3 or 4)**

01:730:107 or 108 Introduction to Ethics (3 or 4)**

01:730:249 Bioethics (3)**

Political Science

01:790:290 Politics and Social Policy: Lessons from Europe (3)

Psychology

01:830:101 General Psychology (3)

01:830:272 Drugs And Human Behavior (3)*

01:830:333 Adolescent Development (3)

01:830:335 Adult Development and Aging (3)

01:830:340 Abnormal Psychology (3)

01:830:377 Health Psychology (3)

Religion

01:840:112 Death and Afterlife (3)

01:840:221 Ethical Issues, Religious Responses (3)**

Women's Studies

01:988:240 Gender and Science (3)

01:988:487 Language of Women's Health and Health Policy (3)

Notes:

*Students may take no more than two of the following three courses:

01:920:361 Sociology of Drug Use (3)

01:512:322 Drugs: A Social History (3)

01:830:272 Drugs And Human Behavior (3)

**Students may take no more than two of the following four courses:

01:730:105 or 106 Current Moral and Social Issues (3 or 4)

01:730:107 or 108 Introduction to Ethics (3 or 4)

01:730:249 Bioethics (3)

01:840:221 Ethical Issues, Religious Responses (3)

***Denotes one or more prerequisites

 
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