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

1. Students will be able to indicate the core values of public health.

  • 1.1 Students will be able to discuss the societal and global functions of public health.
  • 1.2 Students will be able to identify the fundamental characteristics and organizational structure of the U.S. health systems.
  • 1.3 Students will be able to describe legal and ethical dimensions of health care policy.

2. Students will be able to describe the role and application of data in public health.

  • 2.1 Students will be able to describe the basic methods of collection of public health data.
  • 2.2 Students will be able to identify uses of public health data.
  • 2.3 Students will be able to analyze public health data.

3. Students will be able to identify determinants of health.

  • 3.1 Students will be able to discuss the socio-economic factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities.
  • 3.2 Students will be able to discuss behavioral factors that impact human health.
  • 3.3 Students will be able to discuss biological factors that impact human health.
  • 3.4 Students will be able to discuss the environmental factors that impact human health.

4. Students will be able to demonstrate the basic approaches for project implementation.

  • 4.1 Students will be able to describe processes for identifying the health needs and concerns of a population.
  • 4.2 Students will be able to design a public health project plan.
  • 4.3 Students will be able to assess and evaluate a public health project.

5. Students should be able to communicate public health information.

  • 5.1 Students should be able to deliver professional presentations on current public health topics.
  • 5.2 Students should be able to prepare health related grants.
  • 5.3 Students should be able to design written consumer materials.
  • 5.4 Students should be able to write reports on health related topics.