Health Communication

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Communication
Course Number: 
319
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course applies a communication perspective to the study of health, disease and illness. The course will introduce, investigate and explore the nature of communication processes that influence and/are influenced by health and health care contexts. Communication theories and practices will be applied to a variety of health issues including the physician-patient relationship, the design of health media campaigns, the influence of health promotion on human behavior, health literacy, Western and cultural expressions of health and the use of interactive technology.
Comments: 
Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only. This course was formerly numbered as COMM 397LL. If you have already taken COMM 397LL you cannot take this course.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
33388

Course Sections

Health Communication
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM