Undergraduate Catalog

PSY 317 Health Psychology

This course discusses research into the ways behavior, mental states, culture, and physical health interact. Factors underlying health, disease, prevention and treatment occur within cultural contexts that affect our views, behaviors, lifestyles and approaches will be explored. This course will also examine how socio-cultural settings in America influences development, health beliefs, and health behaviors.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: C or better in PSY 101 or Psychology major or minor.

Distribution

Bachelors, Undergraduate