Prerequisite: completion of 36 credit hours in the degree program. The final culminating experience for all students is the field experience. The required field experience provides experience in program development, community relations, public education, and research. Possible sites include: official health agencies, voluntary health agencies, or community social agencies. Selection is dependent on the students' backgrounds and career expectations. Students may choose to spend their entire time in one agency, or, for shorter periods, in 2 or more agencies. All required courses must be completed in order to be eligible. The field experience can be done during the fall, spring, or summer and can be no less than 400 hours. All field experiences must be approved by the internship coordinator to ensure the site acceptability. May be repeated. 1-6, D
Taught via www. This course examines selected theories of health behavior relevant to individual and community health promotion program planning. Students will analyze biological, psychological, sociological, and environmental influences on health behavior and evaluate strategies for health promotion.