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Professors--Jerry Braza, Linda Stonecipher
Associate Professor--Jessica Wolf Henderson
Assistant Professor--Peggy Pedersen
The health minor should be planned with a health advisor. The health minor
consists of 27 credit hours of courses with a HE prefix, of which at least
15 credits must be upper-division.
Candidates in Health will:
1. Plan effective strategies, interventions and
programs based on assessment of individual and community needs.
a. Access valid, reliable and current data and data collection instruments
b. Prioritize needs based upon assessment of health-related data
c. Identify community resources and communicate with key stakeholders.
d. Develop goals and measurable objectives in collaboration with stakeholders.
e. Select theory-based and/or evidence-based strategies to achieve program objectives.
2. Implement and evaluate strategies, interventions
a. Analyze audience characteristics and assess equipment and resource
needs for program implementation.
b. Implement appropriate strategies to meet program objectives including utilization
of instructional technology or media.
c. Conduct formative assessments and adjust objectives or instructional strategies
d. Develop and implement a comprehensive program evaluation plan
e. Effectively communicate findings and recommendations for future practice
to multiple audiences.
3. Coordinate, communicate and advocate for
a. Demonstrate collaborative efforts with community agencies and organizations
to achieve common goals.
b. Describe skills, abilities and ethics needed in consultation relationships.
c. Demonstrate the ability to match information requests with appropriate computerized
d. Select appropriate educational materials and communications to match diverse
e. Analyze controversial issues and changing social, cultural and political factors
influencing health issues.
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