Course: HSCI 331. Principles and Foundations of Health Education (3)
Prerequisite: Public Health major with junior or senior standing. Recommended Corequisite: ENGL 305 or ENGL 306. The purpose of health education is to positively influence the health behaviors with the goal of promoting health and wellness, and improving health status for individuals, populations, and communities. The course will focus on concepts essential to public health education practice, public health history, health education ethics, the basics of program planning, the settings where health education is implemented, and an introduction to health behavior change theory.