Health Psychology

Health Psychology is a concentration of the Psychology major

This concentration would be valuable to students who wish to improve health related behaviors or who anticipate working with individuals in a helping relationship. It would also be beneficial to students who are planning to do graduate work in psychology or in another field in which health is an important component.

Prerequisite:

PSY 1030 Introduction to Psychology

Concentration Courses:

PSY 2070 Motivation
* PSY 2330 Drugs and Behavior
PSY/BIOL/WGS 2450 Human Sexuality
* PSY 2500 Behavior Change: Theory and Practice
PSY 3120 Counseling Theory
PSY 3130 Brain and Behavior
PSY 3200 Stress, Coping and Adaption
* PSY 3350 Health Psychology
PSY 3450 Internship and/or PSY 4000

* core courses

Independent Research is strongly recommended.

Associated courses which students are encouraged to consider:

BIOL/HE 2520 Nutrition
PE 2500 Physical Awareness: A Wellness Approach
SCI 1020 The Human Body

* core courses

 
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