In the Health Psychology Bachelor of Science Program, you’ll gain an understanding of the ways that psychological, behavioral, and cultural factors relate to physical health. You’ll learn about stress, human development, behavior, cognition and more. You’ll also explore how patients interact with healthcare providers and the healthcare system in general. You’ll choose from electives that cover topics such as sexuality, interpersonal communication, drugs and behavior, and research methods.
With a degree in health psychology, you will be prepared to work in social services and health education or pursue a graduate degree. The health psychology degree pairs well with many of the minors offered through the College of Health Science and Public Health.