COM 3700: Health Communication (2021-2022)

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Health Communication is a field within Communication Studies that seeks to investigate the manner in which individuals, campaigns, and healthcare providers deliver and receive messages regarding health related phenomena within a variety of contexts. These contexts can include but are not limited to, the family, healthcare settings, the media, and the self. This course provides an overview of current scholarship focused on health communication with the goal of developing students’ understanding of theories, issues, and methodologies that cover the field. In addition, this course will explore and examine the sociohistorical, interpersonal, narrative, and translational aspects of health in order for students to become more mindful, educated, and effective health communicators.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Autumn 1057 3 Beth Bollinger
Final: Tu
3:30PM-6:00 PM
3:00PM-5:00 PM
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Restrictions: Communication, Communication Studies, Nursing Majors, Minors, Concentrations only. Freshman students are excluded.
Attributes: Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Online
Note: Full Term

COM 1101: D or better