PSYCH 3150

PSYCH 3150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, the psychosocial determinants of obesity, anorexia nervosa, therapy and its effectiveness, and social discrimination.

When Offered Spring, Summer (offered even-numbered years only, with the exception of Spring 2019).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: junior or senior students. Others by instructor permission only.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 1150 or PSYCH 1101.

Distribution Category (PBSS-AS)

Outcomes
  • Familiarize students with the breadth of knowledge, theories, and therapies concerning energy balance and the control of food intake and energy expenditure.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: NS 3150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16316PSYCH 3150  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: NS 1150 or PSYCH 1101. Enrollment limited to: Junior or Senior students during pre-enroll. Sophomores may be allowed to open enroll if there are spaces open during the ADD period. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).