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2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog 
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, Health and Society Concentration, BS

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Students majoring in Sociology gain understanding of the ways individuals are affected by each other and the groups to which they belong. They explore the importance of race, class, gender, sexuality, religion and age in the workings of society as well as the possibility of social change. Sociological knowledge, research and analytical skills are applied in a variety of business, social service, and other organizational settings.

The major consists of 42 credits, to include:

Sociology Major Requirements

Social Science Interdisciplinary

Social Science Interdisciplinary Sequence (12 credits):

Recommended Course

(3 credits): 

Required Courses

Eight credits from the list below:


At least twenty-two credits from the following electives to complete the 42 credit minimum:

Concentration Requirements

Students who complete the health and society concentration will take coursework that offers perspectives on the social aspects of health. A concentration in health and society would be a valuable credential for a variety of graduate school, advanced professional programs or careers with a health focus.

Students would elect 12 credits from the following options:

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