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 environment.

Instructions for Focal Study 30

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)
ANTH 205/SOC 305 Exploring the Samoas: Well-Being and Culture 4 credits
ARTST 207 Design for Sustainability 4 credits
DS 200 Introduction to Disability Studies 2 credits
ENV 142 Permaculture: Design Science 4 credits
HIST 413 History of Modern Drugs and Medicines 4 credits
PH 101 Public Health 4 credits
PHIL/DS 307 Ethics, Medicine and Healthcare 4 credits
PH/SOC 352 Program Development and Evaluation 4 credits
PSY 202 Health Psychology 4 credits

SOC 101

  OR

SOC 110

  OR

SOC 120

  OR

SOC 130

Introduction to Sociology (no longer offered)

  OR

Understanding the Apocalypse

  OR

Image, Society, and Identity

  OR

Stump the Sociologist

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