5115 Sociology and Anthropology

Course Description

this course is designed to analyze the various socio-economic, cultural and demographic factors and their impact on health. This course offers an introduction to the basic nature of society and the relationship between society and the individual. This course focuses on how society functions and is organized, and how society impacts and influences individual motivation, understanding, action, and well-being. Basic sociological ideas regarding social relations, social interaction, social structure, and social changes are inspected. Students are introduced to key issues addressed by contemporary sociologists; class, race, gender, sexuality, religion, globalization, education, health care, crime, the media, and the environment. The knowledge gained in this course will aid students in future studies within a variety of fields and careers, and encourage the development of critical thinking about important issues
Anthropology introduces the student to the study of humankind: its origins, cultures, and languages. With emphasis on the diversity of peoples around the world.

Learning Objective

  • At the end of this course the students will be able to:
  • 1. Analyze the effects of socio economic, cultural and environmental factors on health of families and community
  • 2. Discuss the impact of various sociological systems of the individuals and families



Books for this Course

  • Sociology & Anthropology notes, A.O Adow, A.A. Barre & Alas (2014)
  • Introduction sociology and anthropology Jessie D. J
  • Sociology for Nurse by Elaine Denny & Sarah
  • Introduction to sociology and anthropogy Dr Epitacio S palispis, revised edition ,printed april 2008

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite