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BHS 307 Health Communications (3 Credits)

This course is for students pursuing careers in the health sciences. Study of social interaction in the context of health service delivery. Issues include: provider-client communication; system-client communication; health promotion and planning; communication among professionals; health communication issues in an intercultural setting.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Articulate the variety of issues addressed by scholars and practitioners working in health communications.
  • Differentiate a number of health promotion theories.
  • Create a health promotion campaign.
  • Become aware of the way a person's life is influenced by health messages.
  • Critically review professional journal article in health sciences for illustration of course concepts.