The major requires 33 credits as outlined below, with at least 12 credits at 100-level and at least 6 credits at 200-level. Courses must be from the list given by the HSOC Major program.  For interdisciplinary exposure, no more than 21 credits can come from any one discipline.

Three core introductory courses (9 credits total):

  • HSCI 021 Intro to Public Health
  • SOC 054 Health Care in America
  • ANTH 089 Global Health, Development, Diversity

One 100-level methods course (3 credits):

  • SOC 100 Fundamentals of Social Research
  • STAT 111 or 141 Elements of Statistics or Basic Statistical Methods

Two 100-level courses from the following list (6 credits total):

  • ANTH 174/SOC 155 Culture, Health, Healing
  • EDHE 146 Personal Health
  • ENVS 107/HLTH 107/NR 107 Human Health & Environment
  • ENVS 181 Environmental Justice
  • HLTH 103/ANTH 173 Foundations of Global Health
  • HLTH 105 Cultural Health Care
  • HLTH 150/HSCI 102 Epidemics – Dynamics of Infectious Diseases
  • HLTH 155 Racism & Health Disparities
  • NFS 114 Human Health in Food Systems

Two 200-level courses (6 credits), of which students are encouraged to take one methods course:

  • ANTH/BIOL 241 Human Evolution and Diversity
  • ANTH 288 Anthropology of Global Health
  • CSD 274 Culture of Disability
  • ENVS 236 Women, Health & Environment
  • ENVS 237 Human Ecology & Health in Arctic
  • NFS 244 Nutrition, Health & Disease Prev.
  • NFS 262 Community Nutrition
  • PSYS 276/CRES 276 Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • PSYS 279 Health Psychology
  • SOC 223 Sociology of Reproduction
  • SOC 224 Health Care and Aging
  • SOC 254 Sociology of Health & Medicine

Methods courses therein:

  • ANTH/BIOL 242 Research Methods in Human Diversity
  • ANTH 290 Ethnographic Methods
  • CDAE 250 Applied Research Methods
  • EDFS 209 Introduction to Research Methods
  • ENVS 200/HLTH 250/CDAE 295 Community Participatory Research
  • GEOG 202 Research Methods
  • GEOG 287 Spatial Analysis
  • POLS 230 VT Legislative Research Service (with health focus)
  • SOC 274 Qualitative Research Methods
  • SOC 275 Methods of Data Analysis in Social Research
  • STAT 200 Medical Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Nine credits drawn from the list of HSOC electives posted each semester, at least 3 credits of which must be taken at the 100-level or above.

May include any of the courses listed above that have not already been counted toward your degree.

 

ALL HSOC COURSES (CORE AND ELECTIVE) OFFERED IN FALL 2019

ALL HSOC COURSES (CORE AND ELECTIVE) OFFERED IN SUMMER 2019

ALL HSOC COURSES (CORE AND ELECTIVE) OFFERED IN SPRING 2019

ALL HSOC COURSES (CORE AND ELECTIVE) OFFERED IN FALL 2018