Graduate Courses

BB H 501 Biobehavioral Systems in Health and Development: Theory and Processes (3) Examination of theories and basic processes for understanding individuals as dynamic biobehavioral complex systems functioning through continual inter- actions. (syllabus)

BB H 502 (PSY 502) Health: Biobehavioral Perspectives (3) Introduction to the role of psychology in maintaining health and in treating nonpsychiatric disorders. (syllabus)

BB H 503 Biobehavioral Systems in Health and Development: Processes and Integration (3) Examination and integration of basic processes for understanding individuals as dynamic biobehavioral complex systems functioning through continual interactions. (syllabus)
Prerequisite: or concurrent:BB H 501

BB H 504 Behavioral Health Intervention Strategies (3) Evaluation of intervention strategies from a biobehavioral health context. Theories of change processes as they pertain to health are analyzed. (syllabus)
Prerequisite: BB H 502, BB H 503

BBH 505 Behavioral Health Research Strategies (3) Research strategies in behavioral health investigations are examined. Designs and data analytic models relevant to biobehavioral research are included. (syllabus)
Prerequisite: coursework in research design and/or introductory statistics

BBH 597x/506 Advanced Biobehavioral Research Strategies. (1-9) Continuation of data analytic models relevant to biobehavioral research.

BBH 597 Orientation to Biobehavioral Health (Professional Development) (1.5 in the Fall of first semester; 1.5 in the Spring of the fourth semester). The Fall course covers expectations, best practices, and orientation to professional development in Biobehavioral Health. The Spring course goes more into depth in professional development and ethics in Biobehavioral Health.

BBH 521 Structural Equation Modeling (3) Structural Equation Modeling with LISREL and Amos. Confirmatory factor analysis; regression and path analysis with manifest/latent variables; special applications. (syllabus)
Prerequisite: HD FS 519, HD FS 526

BBH 551 World Health Promotion (3) Analysis of the various health problems that affect humans throughout the world; emphasis will be placed on personal health issues. (syllabus)

BBH 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.

BBH 594 Research Topics (1-18) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.

BBH 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.

BBH 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.

BBH 597A Advanced Behavioral Research Strategies (3) This course is an experimental course which serves as continuation of BB H 505. (syllabus)
Prerequisite: BBH 505 or permission of instructor

BBH 597C Ethnographic Methods and Study Design Part II (1) The course is designed to teach students an array of approaches for collecting qualitative data and is a continuation of the Ethnographic Methods 1.0 credit course offered in Fall 2013. This course will be offered during the first five weeks (1/13/14 - 2/10/14). (syllabus)

**Full List of Graduate Syllabi