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Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely. More Information

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Department Chair

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, ENG 245E, DANC 221, HIST 267C, ECON 205, ENVS 228, HIST 283, PS 135, SPAN 220, SPAN 222
  • 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)

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