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2021-22 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 NSU Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 3623 - Introduction to Health Psychology

CIP Code: 410101
Description: Students learn how biological, psychological, and social factors interact with and influence the efforts people make in promoting good health and preventing illness. The role of stress in illness, lifestyle factors such as smoking or weight control, and specific chronic illnesses such as cancer and heart disease will be introduced and discussed.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture contact hours per week: 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 1113 Intro to Psychology or instructor permission.
LAS Course: Yes