Covers principles and methods for monitoring implementation of health education programs and assessing their impact. Focuses on development and selection of valid and reliable measures and use of appropriate statistics. Major Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Program and HLTH 325. Minor/Non-Major Prerequisite: MATH 155 and HLTH 325 with C or better. Three hours per week with enhancement.
HLTH 450 U.S. HEALTHCARE & PUB HLTH (Fall 2019)
Explores the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the U.S. health system as well as the differences in systems in other countries. Learn basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy and the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government. Major Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Program. Minor/Non-Major Prerequisite: ENGL 103 and HLTH 110 with C or better. Three hours per week with enhancement.
HLTH 480 INTERNSHIP IN COMMUNITY HLTH (Fall 2019)
Practrical health education experience under the supervision of a local, professional mentor and university supervisor. A minimum of 450 supervised hours of service in a community based health setting. Prerequisites: Completion of all required major core curriculum courses with a C or better and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50. Thirty-six hours per week.