3.00 credits


15 wks

This course is designed as an introduction to the sociology of health and illness. Students will analyze health policy and the social determinants of health in society using social models and theories as a framework for understanding. Current health issues and their social influences will be discussed in relation to the overall population health of Canadians. Students will examine the historical and current context of the Canadian Medical System.

Prerequisites: HKIN/KINE 161

  • KINE 261 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
  • KINE 261 is equivalent to HKIN 261. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and HKIN 261.


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