In this course the critical role of communication within public health is explored. The application of health communication theory to practice including risk communication, health literacy, and cross-cultural issues are examined. Using evidence-based thinking, a foundational understanding of theoretical and applied considerations in developing communication strategies designed to impact health and health behavior is developed.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|PBH 101 - Introduction to Public Health|
|SPC 110 - Speech Communication or SPC 111 - Introduction to Speech Communication: Cross-Cultural Emphasis or SPC 120 - Public Speaking|