Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Social Determinants of Health
0.5 Credit

This course is an introduction to the study of health and illness, and the social determinants of health. What is health and what does it mean to be sick? How do social and cultural factors influence ideas about "health" and "sickness"? Topics may include: individual and population health, gender, health and the environment, the social construction of health and illness, and cross-cultural ideas of health.

Additional Course Information
3 lecture hours

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 3, 2011: HS200 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2011.