Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University
Undergraduate

Psychology 4531


Health Psychology

Introduction to health psychology; health-promoting and health-damaging behaviors; modification of health behaviors; stress and coping; management of illness; stress management strategies.

 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:

Psych 2220(H) and 2300



Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

 

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

 

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving

 

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships

 

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Interact effectively with others

 

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals
  • Exhibit self-efficacy & self-regulation
  • Refine project-management skills
  • Enhance teamwork capacity
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation


Psychology Major:

Advanced



Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Clinical Psychology & Individual Differences



General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

Additional Notes:

 

 

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