Course Catalog » Sociology 225

Subject: Sociology
Course Number: 225
Course Title: Organizational Analysis of US Healthcare
Units: 4
School: Nursing
Department: Social And Behavioral Sciences

Course Description: Develops capacity to understand and conduct systematic research on health care orgs. Covers theoretical perspectives on organizations: contingency theory, resource dependency, organizational ecology, inst. theory, networks, strategic management, economic perspectives. Perspectives are considered in the context of studies of organizations including: hospitals, HMO's, mental health agencies, nursing homes, biotech firms, and academic health centers.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: None.
Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Instructor of Record: S. Chapman
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No