2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 03, 2023  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Science: Concentration in Health Communication [HSC/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

C. Internship

One eight-week internship must be completed in an approved agency or program with a health communication focus. Health science majors may use eight weeks of their 16-week fieldwork experience (HLH 499) to meet this requirement.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

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