Curriculum

Required courses (credit hours)

  • PSYCH 816 Psychology of Health (3)
  • PSYCH 850 Current Issues in Health Psychology (1)
  • PSYCH 821 Practicum in Health Psychology (3)

Selection of 3 courses related to health issues. The following is a list of potential courses but the student’s committee can approve other health related graduate courses.

  • PSYCH 715 Psychology of Aging (3)
  • PSYCH 835 Seminar in Psychopharmacology (3)
  • PSYCH 822 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • PSYCH 840 Proseminar in Occupational Health Psychology (3)
  • PSYCH 951 Seminar in Physiological Psychology (3)
  • DMP 854 Disease Epidemiology (3)
  • KIN 808 Social Epidemiology of Physical Activity (3)
  • FSHS 845 Adult Development & Aging (3)

Total of 16 hours of course work

Students pursuing the Health Emphasis need to choose to take 2 of the 3 following departmental core courses:

  • PSYCH 803 Physiological Psychology (3) or PSYCH 630 Human Neuropsychology (3)
  • PSYCH 830 Pro-Seminar in Social Psychology (3)
  • PSYCH 820 Personality Theory and Research (3)