Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Writing and Communication in the Health Science Professions HSC 308
October 2022 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: critically analyze health communication from different personal, interpersonal and sociocultural perspectives; develop effective patient-caregiver communication skills; apply a range of theoretical models and concepts for the purpose of effective health communication; identify and analyze diverse health communication audience needs; propose ethical research methods to inform health communication campaign development; demonstrate the targeted use of multimedia channels of communication in health communication campaigns; design effective health communication messages and campaign materials to advance health equity; apply the use of behavioral change theory in the construction of a health communication campaign.
Major topics taught in this course include: theoretical models in health communication, analyzing audiences, and effective campaign materials.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Communication, Allied Health or Healthcare Professions (7/22).