School of Health Sciences

Health Promotions Track

 

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This track is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in health education, health promotion, wellness or community outreach. Students will develop experience with needs assessment, program planning, evaluation and general wellness. Students may also choose to complete a certificate in health and wellness during their course of study. 

Students interested in pursuing a career in health promotion should take the following courses:

CORE - THREE COURSES

  • HSC 200 - Introduction to Health Sciences (waived for Tri-C and Lakeland 2+2 students and Post-Baccalaureate students in General Interest Track)
  • HSC 203 - Medical Terminology
  • HSC 305 - Culture and Health Care

CHOOSE ONE COURSE

  • PHL 240 - Health Care Ethics
  • PHL 440 - Moral Reasoning and Bioethics
  • PHL 441 - Clinical Issues in Bioethics

CHOOSE ONE COURSE

  • STA 347 - Applied Statistics
  • PSY 317 - Behavioral Science Statistics: Inference

REQUIRED COURSES - NINE COURSES

  • HED 360 - Health Promotion in the Workplace
  • HED 450 - Facilitating Behavior Change
  • HED 472 - Consumer Health
  • HED 474 - Stress Management
  • BIO 266 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 267 - Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory I
  • BIO 268 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIO 269 - Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory II
  • HSC 393 - Special Topics in Health Sciences (Research Methods)

ELECTIVES - 25 CREDIT HOURS

Students should choose from the courses below. Courses of interest outside of this list must be approved by the program director to count towards the major.

  • COM 227 - Principles of Social Media
  • COM 362 - Health Communication
  • HED 315 - Nutrition for Health & Sport
  • HED 460 - Coordinated School Health Program
  • HED 471 - Substance Abuse Education
  • HED 473 - Teaching Human Sexuality
  • HED 477 - Social Issues & Needs In Nutrition
  • HSC 180 - Introduction to Gerontology
  • HSC 341 - Environmental Health
  • HSC 344 - Social Issues in Health Care
  • HSC 346 - Women's Health
  • HSC 426 - Functional Performance in Older Adults
  • HSC 442 - Health Disparities
  • HSC 488 - Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • STA 147 - Statistical Concepts with Applications
  • PSY 217 - Behavioral Science Statistics: Description
  • PSY 353 - Health Psychology
  • HSC 326 - Peer Education Strategies for Wellness
  • HSC 327 - Peer Education Practicum for Wellness
  • HSC 471 - LGBT Health Disparities: A Public Health Perspective

CAPSTONE - CHOOSE ONE COURSE

  • HSC 410 - Evidence Based Practice
  • HSC 487 - Community-Based Participatory Research and Health

EXIT EVALUATION

  • HSC 499 - Exit Evaluation

Students interested in health promotion should check out the tools and resources available here: 
Please click to view NCHEC

Please click to view SOPHE

Please click to view BLS in Health Ed or Promotion

Link to the M.Ed

Link to the MPH