The Health and Society bachelor's  degree program explores multiple perspectives on health, health care, and related systems and policies. You will engage in a critical analysis of the factors that impact the health and health behaviors of diverse populations, the provision of health care, and the formulation of health-related policy. 

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Through the program, you will:

  • understand how systemic inequalities affect health outcomes
  • learn how theoretical frameworks and research from multiple disciplines can be used to find innovative solutions to health-related problems
  • demonstrate an understanding of the organization and efficacy of health care systems and policies
  • develop basic skills in qualitative and quantitative social scientific research methods 
  • utilize effective oral and written modes of communicating health-related issues to diverse audiences


Andrea Klimt

Sociology / Anthropology
Liberal Arts 392H