This minor is designed to help students better understand psychological factors that influence overall health. The courses provide instruction on factors that have the potential to impact both physical and psychological health. These include the roles of cognitive processes, health beliefs and behaviors, emotions, psychosocial circumstances and personality traits, all factors that may influence overall health and well-being.
Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor and students must complete all coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.
Total credits: 18
Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.
|PSYC 100||Basic Concepts in Psychology (Mason Core)||3|
|PSYC 408||Psychological Fitness||3|
|PSYC 417||Science of Well Being||3|
|Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following:||9|
|Developmental Psychology (Mason Core)|
|Research Methods in Psychology|
|Special Topics 1|
|Foundations of Health Communication|
|Introduction to Health Behavior (Mason Core)|
|Bioethics (Mason Core)|
|Stress and Well-Being (Mason Core)|
When topic is related to health and well-being and approved by Psychology Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies.