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Fall 2021
Sep 27,2022
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COMM 383 - THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION
This course introduces students to the theory, principles, and practical applications of the ever-changing dynamics of health communication. Communication is viewed as an important tool to develop, maintain, and enhance relationships between individuals, families, community organizations and members, health professionals and consumers, government agencies and the general public, and all members of our society. Students will discover, analyze, and practice the steps to develop, implement, and evaluate health communication interventions. Emphasis will be on the use of a systematic and strategic process including a conceptual framework, message development, developing and implementing a dissemination plan, monitoring, and evaluation. This course is based on the premise: “You Cannot Not Communicate!” The overall goal of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate how to use communication in public health interventions by planning, implementing, and evaluating a health communication program. There will be several guest lecturers coming in from life science industry and nonprofits who will be invited to speak at class meetings.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Communications Department

Course Attributes:
CA-School Core as of 2014 fall, CA-School Core-300 Level, WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR COMM 383

General Requirements:
Course or Test: COMM 204
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: COMM 318
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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