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Behavioral Change Health Studies Minor


The College of Medicine offers a 15 credit minor designed to expose students to cutting edge research with a focus on behavioral change science embedded in the programmatic research and clinical programs at the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families.

This minor program is appropriate for students with interests in law, social work, medicine, education, social sciences, and business because of its emphasis on healthy lifestyles and healthy decision-making.


Fifteen credits are required for the minor, including:

COMU 001Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies3
Additional courses (must include at least three 100-level courses) may be selected from: 12
Your Brain on Drugs
The Science of Happiness
Special Topics
Family Wellness Coaching
The Effects of Adversity
Developmental Psychopathology
Intro. to Child Psychiatry
Consequences of Concussion
Teaching Assistantship
Undergraduate Research