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. Prerequisite: ESS 205, 206 or BIO 312, 313.
issues in Health Education: Ethnic, Racial, Religious, and Familial Groups
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.
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. Prerequisite: ESS 205, 206 or BIO 312, 313.
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
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. Offered occasionally.
475/575 Cr. 1-3
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.
Cr. 1-12 UG Cr. 1-5
Community Health Education
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 Prerequisite: 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.