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PSYC 346 - Health Psychology
Fall 2017, Section 01

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000645 PSYC 346 01 Health Psychology
08/22 - 11/28
T
6:00pm - 9:20pm
4.0 Open Winston, Terry
Location: Inver Hills Community College
Building/Room: Inver Hills CC S103


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/22/2017 - 11/28/2017 T 6:00pm - 9:20pm Inver Hills CC S103 Winston, Terry

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: Inver Hills Community College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 32 Enrolled: 7 Seats Remaining: 25

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[PSYC 100 - General Psychology]
Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $910.12
Tuition -nonresident: $1,856.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Description
This course will provide an introduction to the field of health psychology, which is concerned with the roles of behavioral/lifestyle, psychological, and social/cultural factors on health/wellness, illness and chronic disease. The course will address four general subject areas: 1) attitudes, behavior, and lifestyle factors affecting disease prevention and development; 2) stress and the related psychological and social processes associated with disease development and progression; 3) social and psychological factors involved in the illness experience; and 4) long-term social and psychological implications of chronic illness (e.g., heart disease, cancer).

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