30. Individual, Health and Environment

This focal study provides a comprehensive viewpoint of matters related to individual health, human habitats and the way that health is a product of the interaction between a person and his/her social and physical envrionment.

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.


First Cluster (complete 3 courses)
DS 200 Introduction to Disability Studies 2 credits
ENV 142 Permaculture: Design Science 4 credits
PH 101 Public Health 4 credits
PHIL 307/DS 307 Ethics, Medicine and Healthcare  4 credits
PSY 202 Health Psychology 4 credits
SOC 101   Introduction to Sociology 4 credits  
SOC 319 Sociology of Medicine 4 credits



*The following is a special topic course.  It may count toward Focal Study 30 only by special request to the Focal Studies Advisor, Gretchen Potter.


BIOL 160     ST: Humans and Microbes  4 credits