Health Psychology Minor

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College: College of Natural & Health Sciences

Requirements for the Health Psychology Minor

The Psychology Department offers a new minor in Health Psychology. The program was developed in combination and consultation with the Collaborative Nursing program and the College of Natural and Health Sciences. Although open to all students, the program is targeted to students pursuing Nursing, and the curriculum is designed to coordinate with the three-year pre-nursing track.

Core Courses
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychological Science3
PSYC 250Psychological Statistics 13
PSYC 300Research Methods in Psychology 13
Breadth Courses
PSYC 210Introduction to Human Development3
PSYC 200Introduction to Neuroscience3
or PSYC 205 Cognitive Psychology
or PSYC 220 Social Psychology
Depth Courses
PSYC 325Biological Psychology3
PSYC 360Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 363Health Psychology3
Total Credits24

Minors may substitute an equivalent course in statistical or quantitative methods from their major for PSYC 250 Psychological Statistics. However, they still have to satisfy the 21 credit minimum requirement in Psychology. Minors may NOT substitute a research methods course from their major for PSYC 300 Research Methods in Psychology.