URBST 231 - Cities and Social Medicine

Overview

Course Title

Cities and Social Medicine

Department(s)

Description

Analyzes the ways in which “health” and “illness” are unequally distributed by class, nationality, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality, and explores how these differences are shaped by economic, social, environmental and political factors. The course also discusses the policies, programs and social movements that work to reduce these differences and to improve the health of urban residents.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule