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2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog
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ANTH 450 - Health Disparities


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: SOC 151  or ANTH 211  or with instructor permission
Description: Explores health status and healthcare disparities across groups based on race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status/social class, nativity, refugee and citizen status, and other cultural and demographic characteristics. Uses a social determinants of health perspective to consider how social, cultural, environmental, political, and economic conditions produce unequal and inequitable health outcomes, with special focus on disadvantaged popula­tions. Addresses agency and empowerment of populations seeking and accessing health and health care. Includes different levels of public health interventions that can improve health outcomes, better calibrate access to health care, and improve health equity within populations.
Previously Offered As: (Also offered as SOC 450; may not be taken for duplicate credit.)



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