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410.865.01 MSPH Seminar in Health Education and Health Promotion

Health Behavior and Society
1st term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Eileen McDonald
Course Instructor :

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop their own definition for health education, health communication and health promotion
  2. Discuss the historical and current issues related to the field of health education
  3. Name at least three different professional organizations within public health and describe their roles and membership
  4. Prepare a resume that best describes their skills and experiences to a potential employer
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and a written assignment.

Enrollment Restriction:

MSPH students in HBS

Instructor Consent:

No consent required