Catalog 2021-2022

HSC 375 Health Education Theory and Strategies

This course provides a foundation of major theories and models focused on the development, implementation, and evaluation of health education interventions. Theories and models focused on individual health behavior, interpersonal health behavior, and community behaviors will be addressed. The course focuses on public health issues, social determinants of health, health risk behaviors, and intervention strategies. The course includes trends in morbidity and mortality and factors that correlate with these trends. The course introduces data on health risks associated with behaviors such as smoking, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and substance abuse and introduces various strategic approaches for developing behavioral interventions.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

HSC 236

Offered

fall and spring semesters.