Health Promotion (BS)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

Communication: Students will be able to utilize written and oral communication skills suitable to health promotion and public health topics, purpose, and audience.

  • Compose clear, well-written reports, grants, and consumer materials on current public health issues/topics.
  • Organize and deliver clear, well-developed professional presentations on current public health issues.

Content Knowledge: Students will demonstrate knowledge of physical, mental, and environmental health.

  • Evaluate major risk factors for the predominant lifestyle diseases.
  • Obtain and interpret health-related data about social and cultural environments, growth and development factors, as well as individual needs, interests and health behavior.

Practical Application: Students will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate effective health promotion/education programs.

  • Exhibit competence in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion/education programs.