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Course Descriptions

It is suggested that all students see the Coordinator for advising especially if they cannot get into any Health & Society courses.

All Health & Society students are advised to take the first year Approved General Education course to provide a foundation for their other courses in Health & Society.

Students are reminded that the BA Hons and the BA degree program has its own requirements.

Required Courses

AP/SOSC 1801 6.0 Health Controversies:  Issues of Health, Illness and Society

This course is a part of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies General Education Program and will fulfill the General Education requirements for Social Science.  It is designed to provide interdisciplinary knowledge and breadth in the area of Health & Society.

Health, illness and healing are concepts considered so familiar that they are widely taken for granted among the general populace.  Nevertheless, concepts of health, illness and healing hve been at the centre of the most policially and ideologically charged debates with which societies have grappled.  While these debates largely take place beyond the awareness of the general public, their outcomes hvae direct implications for our health.  In the occasional instances when the pollitical and ideological nature of health, illness and healing become visible, they are labeled by media as "Health Controversies."  Therefore, health controversies provide an engaging and practical way to study the political, economic, socio-cultural and historical aspects of health, illness and healing.  Through an examination of some of the major historic and current health controversies in North America and globally, this course examines issues and themes that are foundational to a critical, interdisciplinary study of Health & Society.  The course will lead students to appreciate the many factors that influence the health and illness in society, as well as the politically and ideologically charged nature of healing.

Course Director:  D. Elliott

Projected Enrollment: 300

 
 
 
 

                                          AP/SOSC 2110 6.0 A Critical Study of Health & Sociey

 

                           

The objective of this course is to help students see health in its broader framework: economic, social, political and cultural. We will explore the idea of health, not as a monolithic system, but as a set of beliefs and practices that have been negotiated and debated over time. Over the year, students will gain a critical sensitivity to the values embedded both in biomedicine and in alternative health discourses and practices, as well as an understanding of health in its wider social and global contexts.

The course readings and lecture material are interdisciplinary, drawing on anthropology, sociology, human geography and history. Students are encouraged to make links between their own lives and experiences and the material covered in the course. Skills that students will develop in this course will be the ability to read critically, to write in a scholarly fashion, analyze, and to discuss issues. Course assignments include reading summaries, an essay and a fieldwork project.

Course Director: TBA
Projected Enrolment: 250

            
 
              AP/SOSC 3993 3.0 (F & W) Strategies of Social Science Research

Required for all HESO degrees excepting Honours Linked Double Major.

This is a course in critical social science methodology, and is designed to improve students' abilities to read and evaluate social research. The major research methods will be studied using exemplary texts and hands on assignments. The methods considered and compared are: quasiexperiments, surveys, ethnography, historical method, case studies, text analysis, and action research.

The course is not primarily about how to conduct a research project, although the skills developed in the course are essential for researchers as well as for those who rely on social science knowledge in support of public policy and social action. Rather, the emphasis is on acquiring the ability to understand and evaluate research findings and reports. This ability is essential in any career or undertaking that relies on empirical evidence and analysis as the basis for rational decisions.

This course is jointly mounted by the Health & Society, Labour Studies, and Law and Society Programs in the Department of Social Science. A number of places are reserved for majors in these Programs. Students are advised to check that they are in the correct section.

Course Director: FALL: T.B.A. WINTER: T.B.A.
Projected Enrolment: 35

              AP/SOSC 4140 6.0 A Health and Society Seminar: The Body and The State

The Health and Society Capstone Course; required for all HESO degrees excepting the ordinary BA Program. This seminar integrates theoretical and practical approaches to the field of Health and Society. It provides advanced students with the opportunity to develop analytic and research skills through the intensive study of a single topic.

This year the course focuses on the relationships between the body and the state in colonial and postcolonial contexts.  We will consider the various forces, including religion, politics, science, media, the market, and medicine, that shape policies and practices of the body.  Increasingly the body is a site of contestation where multiple, competing forces attempt to control, measure, legislate, and discipline it.  In this course, we will examine the ways in which the market shapes how we think about the body and body parts (like prostitution, or the buying and selling of eggs, semen, organs, genes); we will examine the ways in which the state constructs the 'normal' and 'abnormal' body (for instance, the politics of disabled bodies); we will trace historical constructions of gendered, sexed and raced bodies (including how citizenship is often linked to particular types of bodies); and, lastly, we will focus on  how states disappear, abuse, and violate marginal and 'threatening' bodies.  Themes to be considered: disciplined bodies, sexed bodies, subaltern bodies, disabled bodies, bodies that disappear, raced bodies. dead bodies, and bodies that are for sale.  Seminar discussions and occasional lectures will be supplemented with films, visual/art exhibits and guest lectures.  This is a reading and writing intensive course.

Course Director: D. Elliott
Format: Three-hour seminar
Projected Enrolment: 25

              AP/SOSC 4141 Women and Health

This course focuses on developing research, analytical and writing skills through individual research, discussion, group collaboration, and individual and group writing. The goal of this course is to research the area of women and health with a particular emphasis on the relationship between biological and social conceptions of women's health and emphasis on the different experiences of different women. We discuss issues of power and inequality throughout the course by examining various topics, such as technology and science, medicalization, violence and conflict, body image, conception and fertility, menopause, aging, and women's roles as caregivers, and activists. The seminar requires active participation and research by all members throughout the course.

                            Course Director: Lykke de la Cour
                            Format: Three-hour seminar
                            Projected Enrolment: 25

 

 


Recommended Courses Offered in 2014-2015


 
             AP/SOSC 2101 3.0 Political Economy of Health *

This course explores challenging global health issues and analyses them from a critical standpoint using political economy as a theoretical framework. It covers social and economic factors and the healthillness process, constructions of health and illness, the bio/medical model, the material, cultural and environmental foundations of health, and the medical industrial complex.

 

It provides also introductory notions of Health Systems and Health Transitions in the Industrial Western World. This course is intended to be a collective learning experience where students are also requested to work in teams to prepare a research paper and an in/class presentation.

 

 

 

AP/SOSC 2102 3.0 Health Systems in the Global Society *

This course explores Health Systems from a comparative and international perspective. It analyses health changes, health technology and their impact on health care delivery, medical practice, health care funding and discusses the targets and the challenges for health in a global world. It covers also the health reforms in the public and in private Health Systems and provides an international perspective of Health Systems for the 21 st Century. This course is intended to be a collective learning experience where students are also requested to work in teams to prepare a research paper and an in/class presentation.

 

 

 

 

              AP/SOSC 2150 6.0 Health in Crisis: Issues of Health Environments and Poverty
 

This course examines contemporary health issues within the context of the social, the economic, the political, the cultural and the ecological environments that affect well-being.  Students will learn to think about health issues inways that go beyond human biology and lifestyle. The objective of this course is to introduce students to key concepts, models and theories in health studies that promote a greater understanding of the social production of health, illness, disease and well-being.Topics covered in the course include: the impact of economic and social inequality on health, unsafe working conditions that cause illness, injury and death, the effect of changing practices in food and drug production/consumption on health, and the healthrelated consequences of environmental toxins in our air, land and water.

 

 

The course will also examine policy initiatives, as well as citizens' advocacy and activism to foster change and improve health. In this course, health issues affecting individuals, communities, and nations are studied from a critical, interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on fields such as anthropology, sociology, history and women's studies.

Course Director: Lykke de la Cour
Projected Enrolment: 300

 

 

 

AP/SOSC 3090 6.0 Medicine & North American Society in Historical Prespective *

(same as AP/HIST 3880 6.0 A)

(not offered in 2014-2015)

This course explores people's conceptions of health, their experiences of disease, illness and disease, focusing on North America from the time of contact between Europeans and Aboriginal peoples to the present.

The course draws on several disciplines, including history, anthropology and sociology, as well as medicine and allied sciences. However, particular emphasis is placed on history as a discipline. Lectures and tutorials will allow students to consider the ways in which history is created and used and the various types of documents that historians draw upon to reconstruct the past. Resources used in the course will help students to develop critical research skills with respect to both primary and secondary materials. In this course students will examine:

  1. patterns of health and disease across time and the factors influencing the health of different populations in North America
  2. the ways in which class, gender, race and ethnicity shape morbidity and mortality experiences
  3. medicalization and its impact on people's health and concepts of wellbeing
  4. the social construction of health, illness and disease

 

 

 

AP/SOSC 3101 3.0 Health & Development in the Third World

(not offered in 2014-2015)

Health for the Third World population means the right to survive, and to live without the constant menace of illness or dying from preventative, contagious diseases. The gap between our world and the Third World is the difference in quality of life and the persistence of inequalities within and between northern and southern countries. In health this difference is even more dramatic. Health is the basis for development, but development is, at the same time, the basis for health.

This course discusses critical health issues in the Third World and their relationship to the political economy of development. It analyses socioeconomic systems, the morbiditymortality patterns, the demographic and epidemiological transitions and the triple burden of health problems in developing countries. Special attention is given to the study of the comparative Health Systems in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

 

AP/SOSC 3103 3.0 Health: Intrnational and Comparative Perspectives

(not offered in 2014-2015)

Health is much more than the absence of disease. Health does not lie in the operating room of hospitals or in the laboratories of pharmaceutical companies. Health is the basis for development, but development is, at the same time, the basis for health.

This course discusses the burden of diseases in the Third World, Health transitions, political changes and consequences for health policies, public health, policies and practices and the new changes and reforms, as well as alternative practices and health interventions. It concludes with the challenges for Health in the twenty-first Century.

 

 

AP/SOSC 3113 6.0 Health Care Professions: Theories and Issues

This course explores the concept of "profession" in the context of health care work. It examines the role of the state, patriarchy and corporate interests in encouraging medical dominance, and in excluding other healers from the attainment of full professional status. It discusses how inequalities of class, gender and race are played out in health care structures.

In addition, the course considers the challenges to medicine, such as the expansion of alternative medicine, the effects of restructuring, the legalization of some excluded health professions and the expansion of the area of practice of other health professions.

It considers the application of the new managerialism and legislation on the prevailing power structures with particular reference to the blurring of professional boundaries, the potential increased control of management and the state over professional practice and the occupational health of health professionals.

Course Director: TBA
Format: Three hour lecture/seminar.
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

AP/SOSC 3116 6.0 (W) The Patient

 

This course will focus on 'the patient' - both as a social construction and as an active agent. In the first section of the course, we will consider the ways in which patients are constructed and understood by those who have power over their lives. To do this we will look at the creation of 'the patient' as a medicosociological typology, exploring how race and gender intersect in this process.

In the second section of the course, we will evaluate patient agency and patient rights groups as differential power bases both within, and outside institutions, and analyse patient accounts of health and illness, the institutional experience and the patienthealth practitioner relationship.

This course will be run primarily as a seminar, with films and lectures included as well. Students will be expected to come to discussion groups prepared to discuss critically both the assigned reading and the document or 'text' chosen for that week. The seminar readings are academic articles on the weekly topic, but the documents will range from architectural blueprints for asylums to pages from a patient case history, to art.

Course Director: M. Davies
Format: Three hour lecture/seminar.
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

 

AP/SOSC 3117 Cultures of Addiction *

not offered in 2014-2015

This course examines the role that culture plays in a wide range of addictions. It draws on historical and ethnographic materials to investigate the ways in which changing social conditions and cultural assumptions have shaped specific addictions and their treatment.

In contrast to theories that see addiction as a uniform biochemical process, the course develops the idea that much of what matters about addictive substances and practices - their experiential effects, their impact on health and livelihood, even much of their "addictiveness" - arises from the particular social and cultural contexts in which they appear.

It begins historically, by examining the origins and shifting meanings of addiction in the modern West and by considering the social history of the major addictions in North America. This sets the stage for a series of comparative case studies of addictions in diverse cultural settings ranging from the Canadian north to the slums of New York and Mumbai. The course then turns to cultural developments in the field of addiction treatment, focusing especially on the TwelveStep movement and drugfree therapeutic communities. It concludes by looking at the relatively recent rise of activity addictions (exercise, shopping, the internet) and the growing importance of addiction as a cultural idiom for general problems in living.

 

AP/ SOSC 3118 3.0 (W) Politics of Addiction

 

Addictions often bring conflicts between those who enjoy or profit from them and those who deplore their effects. This course examines the forces behind these conflicts, their influence on public policies and some of their social consequences.

Public policies regarding addiction have been strangely inconsistent. Some unhealthy and potentially addictive behaviours (smoking tobacco, drinking alcohol) are tolerated and taxed, while others (using heroin, cocaine or marijuana) are criminalized, and still others, such as gambling, are promoted as a source of state revenue. These policies vary from place to place and have shifted over time. What accounts for their differences? What effects have they had? How and why do they change? In addressing these questions the course moves from an opening discussion of theoretical issues to a series of historical case studies in the public control of addictive substances, looking especially at alcohol, opiates and tobacco. Lessons drawn from these studies will then inform an analysis of current policy debates on such topics as harm reduction measures for heroin addicts, decriminalization of marijuana, statesponsored VLT gambling, and courtmandated treatment for alcoholics. The course concludes by considering political dimensions and implications of the global trade in drugs.

Course Director: TBA
Format: Three-hour seminar
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

AP/SOSC 3168 3.0 Environmental Health

 

In this course we will examine environmental health from a social science perspective. Our focus will be the sources of conflicts between health professionals, lay people policy makers and others over how environments cause diseases. We will pay particular attention to uncertain knowledge and how this creates problems for stakeholders both in defining the problem, setting policies, attributing blame, compensating victims, and addressing the issues.

Themes include the politics of pollution, the social construction of environmental problems, different perceptions of risk and science, problems of requiring definitive proof that a substance is hazardous, claims-making and citizen responses.

Course Director: B. Beardwood
Format: Three hour lecture/seminar
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

AP/ SOSC 3169 3.0 (F) Occupational Health

 

 

This course uses a political economy perspective to place occupational issues within a broader context and thus focuses on the interface between power, economy, culture and health in people's working lives. The course explores the ways in which occupational health problems are created by scientific uncertainty and the social construction of risk. It examines how the work environment creates conditions that result in occupational disease and injury, analyses the effects of power relationships and technology on occupational health, and highlights le occupational health problems.

This course goes beyond the concept of occupational health problems related to industrial work to explore problems related to women's work and marginal work. It concludes by examining the effects of our current policies on injured workers.

Course Director: TBA
Format: Three hour lecture/seminar
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

AP/SOSC 3361 6.0 Disability and the Law *

 

This course examines the trajectory of disability rights legislation, in Canada, the United States and Britain, from civil rights to human rights frameworks, incorporating critical perspectives from legal studies, disability studies, and feminist and critical race theory.

The course critically scrutinizes the historical, the theoretical and the conceptual frameworks that underpin legal recourses around disability, questioning the transformative value of a human rights perspective around disability and the limitations associated with legal mechanisms in adequately challenging the social and the economic disadvantages associated with disability.

 

 

AP/SOSC 3362 6.0 Law, Medicine and Madness*

 

"not offered 2014-2015

We are a culture fascinated with the concept of "madness." The mad person has been simultaneously represented in popular culture as genius, artistic, comedic and dangerous. There is something profoundly stable about the historical positioning of individuals identified as mentally 'disordered' at the outer boundaries of Canadian social and political life. This interdisciplinary course traces the conceptual and political history of madness, explores the social meanings of madness and mental illness at key historical moments in Canada, and highlights the interface between the social institutions of law and medicine.

The themes of the course aim to contextualize the rise and practices of psychiatric medicine and the psychiatric 'expert' in a political climate preoccupied with concerns about of social decent, qualities of citizenship and National identity. Against this broader context, the course also addresses a number of important ongoing/current issues surrounding mental health/illness, including scientific racism, eugenics, law and public policy, poverty/homelessness, discrimination and human rights, and the mentally disordered offender.

 

 

AP/SOSC 3920 6.0 Disability & Society: Historical,Sociocultural & Educational Issues

 

This course is designed to explore interactions between society and groups, and individuals labelled as disabled. The dynamics of these interactions are examined with the view of developing an understanding of what it means to be disabled in our society. This examination is undertaken through a study of contemporary theoretical debates about the nature of disability and the history of their development. The course explores a variety of theoretical models that have shaped how we perceive disability. As well, it explores historical and contemporary perceptions of disability, sociocultural and educational perspectives, and policy issues. Interwoven throughout these considerations are expressions of the disability experience in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and film.

Course Director: Lykke de la Cour
Format: Three hour lecture/seminar
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

AP/SOSC 3921 6.0 Indigenous Health & Healing: Interdisciplinary & Traditional Dialogues

 

Due to colonialism, globalization and many other broad social and economic processes, Indigenous people from across the globe currently experience multiple forms of marginalization. The cumulative impact of this marginalization is that indigenous populations must deal with many health issues and illnesses that, epidemiologically, differ fundamentally, in nature and degree, from nonIndigenous populations. In this regard, the health issues facing many of the world's Indigenous peoples are both unique and alarming.

At the same time, Indigenous cultures across to globe have expressed understandings of health, healing and wellness that markedly differ from the dominant Western biomedical view. These different understandings have implications not only for the effects and efficacy of health care policy and interventions aimed at Indigenous peoples, but also for how we, in an increasingly global and technological world, understand our won health and our place on the planet.

Course Director: TBA
Format: Three-hour seminar
Projected Enrolment: 35

 

 

AP/SOSC 4113 3.0 (Fall) Advanced Seminar: Knowledges and Practices in Health

This seminar examines different kinds of expert and lay knowledge of health and illness and their interplay within pluralistic medical systems. Health and healthcare are becoming increasingly diverse, and multiple beliefs about what makes people sick, how you treat them, and how you prevent illness create challenges at many levels from the home, to the healthcare system, to local, national and international health agencies.

On a practical level, the care we give at home and seek from experts depends not just on science, but on a curious mixture of common sense, folklore, personal experience, popular fashion and various alternative medical theories and practices. The course attempts to understand this complexity by looking closely at specific cases and what they can teach us about the interplay of different assumptions about sickness, healing and healthcare. It considers a range of perspectives- lay vs. expert, medical vs. social, "scientific" vs. "alternative" and traces varied responses to those perspectives, as each of these approaches generates its own narratives and has distinctive policy implications. This year we will focus on knowledges and practices of health in the context of place and space, seen particularly through the lens of ethnography. The completion of at least 84 credits, including AP/SOSC 2110 6.0 or AP/SOSC 2150 9.0 or written permission of the instruction are the pre-requisites.

 

 

Course Director: TBA
Format: Three-hour seminar
Projected Enrolment: 25

 

 

 
AP/SOSC 4142 3.0 Art and Art Making for Health Research and Practice *

(not offered in 2014-2015)

Over the past decade, health researchers and practitioners have begun to turn towards artsbased methodologies to disseminate findings, engage communities and impart knowledge. In the process, core questions regarding the techniques, utility and limitations of using art in the service of health sciences have surfaced. This course will consider the role of artsbased methodologies in qualitative, healthrelated social science research and health promotion practice by taking up five such questions:

  1. How can art be used in health research?
  2. How can art be used in health promotion practice?
  3. What are the benefits of utilizing art in the service of health sciences?
  4. What are the limitations of utilizing art in the service of health sciences?
  5. How might such artistic practices be evaluated, or understood in terms of benefit and impact.

Each week we will be looking at examples of health-related art created both for "art's sake& and for the purposes of health intervention. The course is organized around different art genres, and as such, we will be interrogating each art form with our five core questions. How does each genre 'speak,' and what can these voices add to health science research and practice?This course focuses on developing research, analytical and writing skills through individual research, discussion, group collaboration, and individual and group writing.

 

 

AP/SOSC 4143 6.0 Disability and Cultural Representation (summer 2014)

 

Disability activists and scholars identify cultural representations of disability as a critical location for the construction of hegemonic attitudes to and social perceptions of disability. Using an interdisciplinary framework, this course examines dominant portrayals of disability in media such as art, cinema, dance, theatre and literature, exploring shifting historical and transcultural representations of impairment.

Topics covered in the course include: constructions of disability in art, narratives of deformity and disability western literature, the phenomena of freak shows, cinematic representations of disability, and contemporary countercultural productions by disability activists. This course views cultural constructions of disability as both productive in and a product of constitutive processes around social "othering" and marginalization, not only with respect to disability, but also class, race and gender relations. The completion of at least 84 credits, including AP/SOSC 2110 6.0, or AP/SOSC 2150 9.0, or written permission of the instructor are the pre-requisites.             

                            Course Director: TBA
                            Format: Three hour lecture/seminar
                            Projected Enrolment: 25

 

AP/SOSC 4144 6.0 Engaging Health in the Community *

(not offered in 2014-2015)

This course applies academic knowledge of health, health advocacy, and health care systems to experience in community settings through classroom study and the application of social science research methods in student placements in health related organizations and agencies.

Prerequisite: AP/SOSC 3993 3.00. Course credit exclusions: None.

              AP/SOSC 4150 3.0 Aging and Caregiving

 

We will examine the perceptions and the reality of caring for an older person. There are personal, family and societal implications as we look at innovations in caregiving, dealing with various disabilities and illnesses.  We examine breakthroughs as well as barriers to care.  Technology, music, continuing education, brain studies are a few exciting areas to explore.  We will also examine the myths and realities of aging in societies and relate them to experiences to g rowing old in families in communities.  Mass media depictions of the aged, issues of ageism, family dynamics, gender roles and abuse of the elderly are among the issues we will explore in terms of the social contruct of age.  The field of social gerontology is expanding with great rapidity.  We examine theories and concepts that emrege from this research.

                            Course Director: R. Schlesinger
                            Format: Three hour lecture/seminar
                            Projected Enrolment: 25

 

                AP/SOSC 4710 6.0 Urban Field Experience

This course involves students working for an organization engaged in some aspect of urban development or administration. Students commit one day a week (or the equivalent time) to projects defined by a public or private agency in or near Metropolitan Toronto. Each student's work is supervised by a staff member of the agency where they are placed and is monitored by the Course Director.

This project should yield a product that both meets the agency's requirements and is suitable for academic credit. Details of each student's responsibilities will be arranged before the beginning of the academic year among the three parties involvedthe student, the agency supervisor and the Course Director. Students who wish to enrol in this course must file an application form from the Urban Studies Program Assistant and a resumé and will be interviewed by the Course Director. Student must be at the fourth year honours level and Urban Studies majors are given priority.

Course Director: L. Peake
Format: Three-hour seminar
Projected Enrolment: 25

Related Options

These courses are mounted by other departments and faculties across the University and may be selected to provide greater breadth or to pursue specific interests.

N.B. For course descriptions, please refer to the department's website.

Anthropology
  • AP/ANTH 3080 6.0 Modes of Enablement: A Cultural Perspective on Physical Disability
  • AP/ANTH 3190 3.0W Nutritional Anthropology
  • AP/ANTH 3200 3.0W The Anthropology of International Health
  • AP/ANTH 3280 6.0 Psychiatric Anthropology and Social Stress
  • AP/ANTH 3330 6.0 Health and Illness in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • AP/ANTH 4160 3.0 (F) Anthropology and Indigenous People's Health*
  • AP/ANTH 4330 6.0 Advanced Cross Cultural Health & Illness *

Anthropology website

Department of Equity Studies
  • AP/HREQ 3562 6.0 Health Culture and "Race" *
  • AP/HREQ 3830 6.0 Women's Health and Medical Practice *
  • AP/HREQ 4240 6.0 Health, Society and Human Resources
  • AP/HREQ 3761 3.00 Canada's Social Policy
  • AP/HREQ 3850 6.00 Gender Violence and Social Policy *
  • AP/HREQ 3860 Women, Work and Family

Equity Studies website

Humanities
  • AP/HUMA 3320 6.0 The Healing Fictioin: Literature and Medicine

Humanities website

Philosophy
  • AP/PHIL 3774 3.0 Introduction to Bioethics*

Philosophy website

Political Science
  • AP/POLS 3300 6.0  Statistics for Social Sciences
  • AP/POLS 4161 3.0 Health Policy in Canada *
  • AP/POLS 4162 3.0 Issues in Canadian Health Policy *

Political Science website

Sociology
  • AP/SOCI 3550 6.0 Sociology of Aging
  • AP/SOCI 3820 6.0 Sociology of Health and Health Care
  • AP/SOCI 3850 6.0 Gender Violence and Social Policy (Same as HREQ 3850 6.0)
  • AP/SOCI 3950 3.0 Exploring Disability
  • AP/SOCI 4072 3.0 Sociology of Human Reproduction
  • AP/SOCI 4300 3.0 Sociology of Health Care Delivery

Sociology website

Women's Studies
  • AP/WMST 3511 3.0 Women’s Sexualities
  • AP/WMST 3548 3.0 Telling Stories About Our Bodies

Women's Studies website

Science & Technology Studies
  • SC/STS 3750 6.0 Genetics, Evolution and Society
  • SC/STS 3780 6.0 Biomedicine in Socio-historical Context*

Science & Technology website

Health Studies
  • HH/HLST 3010 3.0 Social Determinants of Health
  • HH/HLST 3015 3.0 Pharmaceutical Politics and Policy *
  • HH/HLST 3230 3.0 Integrated Health Systems in Canada
  • HH/HLST 3510 3.0 Poverty and Health in Canada:Current Evidence and Policy Responses *
  • HH/HLST 4130 3.0 Public Policy and Disabilities

School of Health Policy & Management website

Psychology
  • HH/PSYC 3170 3.0 Health Psychology
  • HH/PSYC 3490 3.0 Psychology of Adult Development and Aging
  • HH/PSYC 3560 3.0 Psychology of Death and Dying

Department of Psychology website