2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Psychology, Bachelor of Science

The health psychology major requires the completion of 30 credits beyond General Psychology or Psychology for Living.  This major can be completed fully online or in a combination of face-to-face and online classes.  Students completing this major are eligible for a bachelor or science degree.

Health Psychology Major Requirements

Core Courses

HPSY 301Health Psychology I

3

HPSY 302Social Psych of Health & Wellness

3

HPSY 304Health Psychology II

3

HPSY 306Clinical Methods and Management

3

 

LEAD 307Introduction to Data Analysis

3

OR

PSYC 202/SCWK 202/SOCI 202Statistics

3

 

LEAD 303Research Methodology

3

OR

PSYC 210Experimental Psychology

3

 

PSYC 350Psychological Systems

3

PSYC 360Intro Psychopathology

3

PSYC 410Physiological Psychology

3

PSYC 485Psychology Seminar

3

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.S.)* 49
Major 31
Elective 46
Total Credits to Earn Degree 126
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.