The Medical Sociology minor examines the social determinants of health and illness, and their impact on the delivery of health care and access to medical resources. The minor also examines the role social forces play in the way society views, treats, understands, and responds to illness and disease. This minor promotes an understanding of health and illness from a sociological perspective and prepares students for careers and graduate school in health related fields.
The minor is not open to sociology majors.
Courses used to satisfy the Restricted Electives of this minor cannot be used to satisfy other sociology minors.
Students are expected to have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in courses used for the minor.
At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within the Department of Sociology.
Students must satisfy each course’s prerequisites before enrolling in the class.