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410.865.01 MSPH SEMINAR IN HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION

Term: 1st term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Eileen McDonald
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces a variety of topics important to the profession of health education and health promotion, including both historical and current issues. Presents role definitions and competencies, health education certification, professional organizations representing the field, and other health education and promotion resources. Prepares students for the field placement requirement in the second year of the program.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
develop your own definition for health education, health communication and health promotion
Discuss the historical and current issues related to the field of health education
name at least three different professional organizations within public health and describe their roles and membership
prepare a resume that best describes your skills and experiences to a potential employer

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and a written assignment.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: MSPH students in HBS
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail