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Andrew Hertel

Assistant Professor of Psychology; Chair of Health Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Requirements for the minor

Students must earn 5.5 or 6 credits as follows.

  • One credit on the biological context of health that includes a laboratory component: BIOL 325, 328, 329, 333, 338, BCHM 265, 335
  • One credit on the psychological context of health: PSYC 203, 276, 279
  • One credit on the cultural context of health: ANSO 102, 103, 326, BUS 285, DANC 221, HIST 267C, ECON 205, ENVS 228, HIST 283, PS 135
  • One credit on the religious/philosophical context of health: PHIL 210, 228, RELS 270, 399B
  • One credit on the empirical basis of our current understanding of human health: BIOL 210, PSYC 281, STAT 200
  • Capstone - HLTH 349 - internship in a health-related setting (0.5 or 1.0 credit, 1.0 credit is recommended)

Course Descriptions

HLTH 349. Health Studies Internship. (1/2 or 1)

This internship course represents the capstone experience for the minor. Students meet during one class session per week to examine ideas learned in courses (e.g., biological, psychological, and cultural perspectives on health) and integrate those ideas with their on-site experiences in the community. Students will spend either 5 or 10 hours per week on-site. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and courses from three of the four content areas (biological, cultural, philosophical/religious, & psychological); Staff;

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