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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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COM 3320 - Health Communication

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102; must be a declared Communication major. Non-majors: permission of the instructor.
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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