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(HHS 409) Health & Human Behavior

This course provides a comprehensive look into the physiological and psychosocial components of behavioral health across cultures, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Students will learn critical information needed to optimize their well-being, apply current research, and understand important real-life applications.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite None
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs Health and Human Science (BS), Health and Human Science Education (BS), Health and Human Performance Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the physiological and psycho social components of chronic and terminal diseases.
  • Analyze health behavior and primary prevention strategies including health-promoting and health-compromising behaviors.
  • Evaluate coping behaviors and social support systems for increasing resilience to stress.
  • Analyze health management and services options and barriers to accessing care.