PSYCH 4531: Health Psychology

August 7, 2017

Introduction to health psychology; health-promoting and health-damaging behaviors; modification of health behaviors; stress and coping; management of illness; stress management strategies. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2220 and 2300. Not open to students with credit for 531.

Credit Hours: 
3.0
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Enhance teamwork capacity
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation


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