This program, the College’s most popular choice of study, is the gateway for many careers. The AA degree is HALF of your baccalaureate (BA) degree in the liberal arts and sciences. Get started here for a major in Psychology, English, Sociology, History, Art and many more.
Health and Behavior is a multidisciplinary concentration for students to learn how to help individuals and communities realize their full potential, make informed health decisions and attain their best possible quality of life. Students will learn the behavioral factors that affect human health and the role of behavioral theory, research and practice in the promotion of health and well-being.
This LA1 degree program with a concentration in Health and Behavior will prepare students to pursue further studies in health education, community health and other health-related programs which are offered at several CUNY senior colleges and other universities, such as York, Lehman, Hunter, Adelphi, Hofstra and SUNY Old Westbury. In terms of career opportunities, CUNY’s 2012 “Jobs for New York’s Future” states, “…industry experts anticipate shortages for particular occupations, including…health educators.” There will be a growing need for health educators, including those experienced in addictions, mental health and stress management.
To complete a concentration in Health and Behavior, students must complete the major requirements below:
Health and Behavior Coordinator
Dr. Andrea Salis