Community Health Education (CHE)

CHE 101     Intro to Health Education     3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to introduce students to the field of community health education. Students will explore the theoretical and practical issues of health education and will identify and apply health education principles to health challenges facing individuals, groups and communities.

CHE 201     Medical Terminology     3 Credit Hours

This course will focus on an in-depth presentation of medical language to serve as a solid foundation for students interested in health care, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, or related careers. Medical terminology for both health and disease is presented in relation to human structure and function. Understanding of the course content builds a framework by introducing the key terms as they are applied to specific body systems.

CHE 401     CHE Methods     3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to prepare students with skills necessary to implement health education programs within the context of community health settings. Emphasis will be placed on a variety of community health education methods and strategies including but not limited to educational presentations and material development, mass media and media advocacy, legislative action and involvement, community organization, and working with groups.

Prerequisite(s): CHE 101 and CHE 201 and EDC 400

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if Class is Junior or Senior
Can enroll if College is Education, Health, and Human Services

CHE 402     Internship CHE     3 Credit Hours

CHE 402 Internship in Community Health Education is designed to provide opportunities for students to develop, enhance, and assess health education skills and competencies in the direct application of community health education. Students will observe an academically prepared health educator within a health service agency/organization and be directly involved in the delivery of health education and will reflect on learning experiences and discuss health education issues within the seminar sessions.

Prerequisite(s): CHE 101

Restriction(s):
Can enroll if College is Education, Health, and Human Services

 

Frequency of Offering

The following abbreviations are used to denote the frequency of offering: (F) fall term; (W) winter term; (S) summer term; (F, W) fall and winter terms; (YR) once a year; (AY) alternating years; (OC) offered occasionally