Academic Catalog 2017–2018

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COM354 Health Communication

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The course provides students with a critical understanding of the effects of the mass media and mediated communication on promoting and impeding public health goals. It emphasizes effective communication with public health stakeholders including scientists, news media, community leaders and the public. Students will develop the skills necessary to use media strategically to advance public health policies and social change.

Co-requisite(s): COM202