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SUNY Cortland    
 
    
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Education: Concentration in Health Communication [HEC/HCOM]


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This concentration links the areas of communication and health. It is designed to prepare students to work in careers that use communication approaches to inform and influence personal and community actions that enhance health and promote the quality of life.

Career Potential

  • Health communication specialist with government agencies, health organizations, businesses
  • Health reporter
  • Consultant to public, private organizations

B. Required Courses: 20 credits


Select One: Three credit hours


C. Internship


One eight-week internship must be completed in an approved agency or program with a health communication focus. Health education majors will need to register for an eight-week internship (HLH 499) in addition to their student teaching requirement.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 128


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