Credit Hours: 3
Seminar in Public Health Communication
Seminar in Public Health Communication is intended to acquaint students with theory and empirical work related to communication in public health settings. It is designed to provide insight into the communication that serves as the lifeblood of the organized institutions which promote public health. Those who wish to have a significant role in the management of others, who wish to improve their understanding of organizations, who wish to understand how groups and individuals fit into the larger mission, who need to applied advanced information and communication technologies, and who desire to become more effective communicators will find taking this course worthwhile. This course is primarily designed to give students a background in theories, perspectives, concepts, and approaches to understanding communication. Thus, it seeks to promote student understanding, analytical skills, and critical thinking necessary for such professions as consulting, research, and management and for their own personal development.