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Program / Learning Goals
Upon completing the Community and Public Health Promotion Major, students will have the skills needed to:
- Develop and execute data collection and needs assessment strategies to effectively measure health statues of individuals and groups.
- Demonstrate functional knowledge critical to community and population-based health promotion programs.
- Design and implement individual and/or community and population-based health promotion programs based on theoretical frameworks, needs assessment results, and evidence-informed practices.
- Design and deliver community and population health promotion programs that address health equity.
- Develop evaluation plans for community and population-based health promotion programs.
Graduates of the BS in Community Health and Wellness will be able to:
- Critically evaluate health disparities of various populations, including individuals from underserved populations.
- Continue to develop a strong understanding of the current trends, challenges, and critical issues, necessary for development of innovate and effective health promotion solutions.
- Master specific tools, skills, and evidence-informed practice that enable them to help clients adopt healthful behaviors.
- Use critical reasoning skills to interpret current scientific research.
- Assume responsibilities contingent with entry- and mid-level positions in the field of community and public health promotion.
- Be prepared to pursue admission into advanced degree programs.
- Contribute to the field of health promotion by developing strategies and reinforcing organizational structures that lead to community health education and health promotion goals.