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BSHM 6001 Principles and Techniques of Behavior Change (Fall and Spring)



Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course will describe the psychological, social, and environmental determinants of a wide range of health and health-related behavior. Theoretical models from the behavioral and social sciences will be used to explain health behavior at the individual, interpersonal, and community levels. The course emphasizes the acquisition of theoretical understandings, but is also intended to improve actions or activities undertaken for the purpose of promoting, preserving, or restoring wellness, and actions or activities that endanger wellness or cause illness.

Prerequisites: BSHM 5001