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About This Micro-Credential

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This micro-credential helps students gain additional knowledge in the use of theories and techniques to alter individual behaviors in an effort to improve health and fitness.

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Skills You Will Gain

Behavior Modification

Physical Fitness & Health

Health and Wellness


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the foundations of psychology and behavior modification.
  • Understand how behavior affects the health and fitness of an individual.
  • Apply behavior theories to improve the health and fitness of an individual.

Required Courses

  • PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 330 - Behavior Modification
  • HEA 230 - Personal Health and Wellness
  • KIN 350 - Psychology of Physical Activity

All courses are offered in online format, PSY 100 and PSY 330 are also offered in face-to-face format


Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Dr. Cory Scheadler
Health and Performance: Behavioral Approach, First semester offered: Summer 2020


Northern Kentucky University
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