Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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COM 3320:Health Communication

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Must be a declared major in the School of Communication and Media. Non-majors: 30+ credit hours and permission from the School of Communication and Media.
This course introduces theoretical and applied aspects of health communication. Current health issues a examined in varied communication contexts, such as interpersonal, group, organizational, and mediated communication. This course analyzes provider-patient communication, intercultural communication and health beliefs, and health messages in the media. A variety of contemporary public health issues are presented. The course also examines the effectiveness of prevention messages using identified communication strategies.



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