Academics | Faculties | FACULTY OF NURSING & HEALTH SCIENCES | Department of Nursing and Health Sciences | Bachelor of Science in Health Communication | NDU
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Total Credits
92
Apply Before
August 2019
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Admission Requirements

For Admission requirements to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Health Communication, refer to the section entitled “Undergraduate Admission” of the university catalog.

Graduation Requirements

To receive the degree of Bachelor of Science in Health Communication a student must fulfill all requirements of the degree program, complete all required courses, accumulate a total of 92 credits with an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.3/4.0 in both the core and major requirements, and clear all accounts with the university. Candidates for degrees are reminded that grades of “l” assigned during the last semester to courses required for graduation will result in delaying of graduation.

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (3cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (15cr.)
COA 201 Mass Media Essentials
3 cr.
HEA 205 Introduction to Public Health
3 cr.
NHS 203 Principles of Epidemiology
3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore English Rhetoric (LAC)
3 cr.
ARB ___ LAC 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year I (15cr.)
COA 252
Public Relations 
3 cr.
HEA 214
Essentials of Human Disease
3 cr.
JOU 210 Mass Media Language
3 cr.
ENL 223
Communication Arts  (LAC)
3 cr.
NTR 210 Human Nutrition
3 cr.
Fall Semester Year II (15cr.)
HEA 310 Occupational and Environmental Health
3 cr.
HEA
320
Health Behavior
3 cr.
JOU
310
News Writing and Reporting I
3 cr.
STA
202
Statistics for Humanities
3 cr.
___ ___ LAC 3 cr.
spring Semester Year II (18cr.)
COA 362
Mass Communication Research
3 cr.
HEA
314 Health Marketing and Advertising
3 cr.
HEA
330 Health Communication
3 cr.
JOU 323 Web Journalism 3 cr.
___ ___
LAC 3 cr.
___ ___ LAC 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)
COA 425 Writing and Reporting for the Electronic Media
3 cr.
HEA
430 Health Writing and Reporting
3 cr.
JOU
350
Investigative Journalism
3 cr.
REG
___
LAC 3 cr.
___
___ LAC 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (14cr.)
HEA 434 Health Campaign Planning: Design & Evaluation
3 cr.
HEA
480 Practicum in Health Communication
2 cr.
HEA
490 Senior Study in Health Communication
3 cr.
___ ___
LAC 3 cr.
___
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Free Elective
3 cr.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Total 92 Credits
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