COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION (CHE)
CHE 441/541 Cr. 3
Human Disease Prevention and Control
Presentations by medical
experts in the recent progress in disease prevention and control.
Knowledge of many disease processes and treatments will be discussed.
Primarily designed for prospective health educators, to explore in
depth, selected topic areas of communicable and chronic diseases.
Prerequisites: ESS 205, 206 or
BIO 312, 313.
CHE 453/553 Cr. 1-3
Cultural issues in Health Education:
Ethnic, Racial, Religious, and
A study of cultural influences
on health and
illness. Values and attitudes held by different groups in America's
pluralistic society need to be considered in health program planning.
Various racial, ethnic, and religious groups' health beliefs and
practices will be examined. Cultural influences and patterns of
communication within cultures and how these affect health care and
utilization of services will be identified. The U.S. health care
system will be analyzed in terms of servicing its culturally diverse
population. Designed for health professionals, this course will
increase their sensitivity in working with people of various cultural
origins. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 3. Offered Sem. II.
CHE 460/560 Cr. 1
Medical Terminology for Health Education
Skill development for working
with the special language used in clinics, hospitals, and other
health agencies. Students in various health fields will learn to use
medically related terms in their professional communication.
Prerequisites: ESS 205, 206 or BIO 312, 313.
CHE 465/565 Cr. 1
Health Education Marketing
Designed for health educators,
this course provides a survey of marketing concepts as applied to
health education programs. Marketing as part of the health planning
and evaluation process will be discussed. Marketing strategies for
both public agencies and private businesses will be presented.
Prerequisite: CHE 240. Offered occasionally.
CHE 466/566 Cr. 1-3
Worksite Health Promotion
This course will focus on
building an understanding of the components necessary for successful
worksite health promotion. Included will be the development,
implementation, and evaluation of worksite health promotion programs.
There will be a direct emphasis on actual worksite conditions and
situations, including constraints and advantages. The course will
examine the relationship of a worksite health promotion program to
the organization as a whole and the potential benefits for both the
employee and the employer. Non-repeatable for additional credit.
CHE/SHE 475/575 Cr. 1-3
Workshop in Health Education
Group study of varying health
education topics, community agencies, and educational institutions.
Prerequisite: permission of adviser and instructor. Repeatable for
credit under different subtitles -- maximum 6 credits combined
CHE/SHE. Departmental option for Pass/Fail grading.
CHE 498/598 Cr. 1-12 UG
Cr. 1-5 G
Community Health Education Preceptorship
Professional experience in a
community health education setting for a full semester. The student
works under faculty supervision with a professional in health
education/health promotion who serves as a mentor. Undergraduate
prerequisites: successful completion of all program course
requirements, recommendation of the department, cumulative grade
point average of at least 2.75, and major grade point average of
2.75. Undergraduate program requirement: 12 credits; graduate program
requirement: five credits. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 5 for
graduate credit only.