College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

HEAL 230: Introduction to Health Behavior

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General Information

Credits: 3


Introduces health behavior in context of health psychology. Explores various theoretical models to understand health, illness and sick-role behaviors. Studies health and disease from a biopsychosocial perspective. Examines means of preventing and treating health problems. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Social/Behavioral Sciences, Encore: Well-Being
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Spring and Summer

Current Sections

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2021, Section: 001, CRN 76479, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Sara Pappa
  • Fall 2021, Section: DL1, CRN 76279, Format: Online, Instructor: Megan Warner
  • Fall 2021, Section: P02, CRN 76491, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Sara Pappa
Prior Sections (partial list)