PSYC 116: Behavior, Health Care & Society

Credits 4
Applied Minors
This course is designed for students interested in health professions and covers introductory topics in psychology and sociology. There will be discussions of how the foundations of behavior influence physical and mental health and how values guide decision-making, as well as exploration of the ethical issues that health care professionals face. Students will apply fundamental knowledge about people and culture to better appreciate how individuals interact with health care professionals, understand their health and illness, and make decisions about their care. This course helps students realize how psychological and social factors may influence the type of care they provide. Students must have taken or be currently enrolled in CHEM 111. Note: Students cannot receive credit for both PSYC 115 and PSYC 116. Offered every fall.