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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

AMST 352 - Social Determinants of Health


Credits: (3)
Focused on the United States, this course will explore the conditions in which individuals are born, live, work, and grow old as determinants of health outcomes. Such conditions as race, class, sexual orientation, income, zip code, job security, education, and income inequality will be considered. The course will examine such health domains as adverse birth outcomes; maternal deaths; injuries and homicides; adolescent pregnancy; HIV- AIDS; addictions; heart disease; chronic lung disease; diabetes; mental health; and age- related disability.