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
SOC 110
SOC 120
SOC 130
Introduction to Sociology (no longer offered)
Understanding the Apocalypse
Image, Society, and Identity
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