Health Psychology Minor

Program Overview

The health psychology minor is for undergraduate students from any major in any college at the university who wish to expand and to apply their understanding in key concepts of behavioral science, and how they inform and intersect with public health and wellbeing. This minor creates an opportunity for students to develop marketable, applied skills and seeks to benefit students pursuing positions working with stakeholders in healthcare, as well as students pursuing advanced degrees in applied psychology and prevention science.

Courses

Required Courses

CAEP 2012: Health Psychology: An Introduction to Concepts, Theories, and Research

CAEP 2101: Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of Health Problems in the 21st Century

Electives (select any 3 courses)

CAEP 5002 Mindfulness: Theory & Practice
CAEP 2107 Introduction to School Psychology
CAEP 2105 College Student Mental Health
CAEP 2106: History and Systems of Psychology
CAEP 2899: Introduction to College Student Development and Student Affairs
CAEP 3899: Relationships in College
CAEP 4525: Careers in Professional Psychology
CAEP 5150: Early Intervention: Family Systems
CAEP 5151: Early Intervention: Infant/Toddler Development, Risk, and Disability
PSYC1101: Foundations of Psychology
PSYC3404: Developmental Psychology
HUSV 2800: Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Practice and Policy
HUSV 3520: Child Intervention and Treatment

Admissions Requirements

Approval of the student’s unit or college advisor and approval of the health psychology minor advisor are required for admission into the minor. Applicants are required to have an overall grade-point average of 3.000 or higher. Complete the form below to declare the Health Psychology Minor.