Health Psychology Minor

The objective of the minor in health psychology is to provide students with knowledge regarding the relationship between psychological and behavioral processes and health and illness. Distinct from other specialty areas in psychology, health psychology focuses on how biology, psychology, behavior, and social factors influence health and illness.

How to Complete the Minor

2.000 GPA required in the minor

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

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

3. Elective Courses (any three of the following)

CAEP 2105 College Student Mental Health
CAEP 2106 History and Systems of Psychology
CAEP 2107 Introduction to School Psychology
CAEP 2899 Introduction to College Student Development and Student Affairs
CAEP 3899 Relationships in College
CAEP 4525 Introduction to Professional Psychology
CAEP 5150 Early Intervention: Family Systems
CAEP 5151 Early Intervention: Infant and Toddler Development, Risk, and Disability
HLTH 5002 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice
HUSV 2800 Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression
HUSV 3520 Child Intervention and Treatment
PSYC 1101 Foundations of Psychology
PSYC 3404 Developmental Psychology

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Contact Information


Olivia Grauel, MEd
Associate Director for Advising
[email protected]

Please contact Olivia Grauel for assistance with course registration or if you have questions about the minor.