Sociology for Pre-Health Students

People and Society

Sociology for Pre-Health Students


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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Jan Sokol-Katz
    • Email:
    • Phone: 305-284-6178
    • Location: 120 Merrick
  • Recommended for
    Students on the pre-health track
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


A basic knowledge of sociological principles and show students how these principles can be used to understand health behavior, health disparities, and the health care system. Students will learn the role sociocultural factors play in the uneven distribution of disease and illness across society and will become informed about various interventions to alleviate health inequities. Additionally, the cognate provides students the opportunity to learn the basic principles of social science research and its application in the health sciences.

Option Groups

Complete exactly 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

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