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.


15 credits are required for the minor, including:

COMU 1010Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies3
Additional courses (must include at least 3 at the 2000-level) may be selected from: 12
Special Topics
Mental Health in Pop Culture
Family Wellness Coaching
The Effects of Adversity
The Science of Happiness
Sex,Love,Neurosci ofRelatnshps
Sleep and the Brain
Special Topics
Teaching Assistantship
Undergraduate Research
Intro to Psychological Science
Developmental Psych: Childhood
Emotional Devlmt & Temperament