1. Students will develop an understanding of physical and
mental health, health behaviors and practices, and health care institutions in
national and global contexts.
2. Students will learn the social and cultural foundations
of how health and health care are conceptualized, and differences in the
delivery of health care across disparate social and cultural settings.
3. Students will develop the skills necessary to read and
evaluate social science research in an intelligent and critical manner.
4. Students will develop some understanding of the policy
implications when health issues and social concerns intersect.