Aug 18, 2022  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 3354 - Sociology of Mental Illness

Credits: 3 hrs
This course studies various social aspects of mental health and illness.  Concepts of mental illness are discussed with emphasis on sociological, psychological and biological approaches to the subject. Additionally, the course allows students to examines the major ways sociologists have studied mental illness and considers how selected social factors, including social class, gender, ethnicity, and marital status influence the definition, causes,  and responses to mental symptoms.
Pre-requisite(s): SOC 2301  or SOC 2302