The goals of the Minor in Health Education and Promotion are to:
- Describe historical milestones, contemporary issues, and future trends related to health education and promotion.
- Analyze how biological, social, political, educational, cultural, environmental, and behavioral factors impact individual and population health.
- Assess community needs and capacity for health education and promotion.
- Develop and evaluate tailored health education & promotion programs and communication using health behavior theories and models.
- Interpret and apply health-related research to develop evidence based health education & promotion programs and strategies.
- Apply key leadership and management principles and skills to effectively administer health education and promotion programs and services.
- Use best practices of health communication to promote and advocate for individual and population health.
- Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the U.S. health system and issues that impact health equity and quality of care.
- Recognize the means by which social inequities and racism, generated by factors such as power and privilege, undermine health.
- Apply concepts and theories in practice by collaborating with others to complete community-based activities and projects.
Declare the Health Education and Promotion Minor:
To declare the Health Education and Promotion minor, please contact your primary major academic advisor by email or in person.