School of Health Professions
Social and Behavioral Health (SBH) is the core discipline of public health that focuses on the factors that influence individuals’ and communities health actions and decisions. This course will take both a theoretical and a practical approach to understanding SBH. Students will gain an understanding of theory and develop practical skills to apply theories to real world health issues. Readings, assignments, and discussions will focus largely on ways to understand and change health behaviors and various individual, relational, community, and social-level influences on health. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Health Sciences Majors during pre-registration. Sophomore standing required.