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PUBH.3020 Health Communication (Formerly 31.302)

Id: 004480 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course explores the uses of a variety of established and emerging health communications strategies, techniques, and modalities. Students will consider the ethical considerations pertinent to the use of assorted health communications approaches in health promotion. The course discusses the concepts of health literacy and eHealth literacy. Awareness and sensitivity toward cultural, ethnic, and religious diversity will be particularly emphasized when discussing various communication techniques in relation to particular health issues. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Written and Oral Communication (WOC).


PUBH.1021 Intro to Public Health, and ENGL.1020 College Writing II, and HSCI.3400 IPE Research Methods, or PUBH.2060 Research Methods in Public Health, and Public Health Majors/Minors only, or Permission of Instructor.

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