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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

HEAL 230: Introduction to Health Behavior

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3

Description:

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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Spring and Summer

Current Sections

  • Summer 2022, Section: A01, CRN 40836, Format: Online, Instructor: Megan Warner
  • Summer 2022, Section: C01, CRN 43351, Format: Online, Instructor: Sara Pappa

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2022, Section: DL1*, CRN 74103, Format: Online, Instructor: Megan Warner
  • Fall 2022, Section: DL2*, CRN 83189, Format: Online, Instructor: Sara Pappa
  • Fall 2022, Section: P03*, CRN 80875, Format: Online, Instructor: Megan Warner

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)