Health Communication

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
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 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 #: 
12542

Course Sections

Health Communication
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Devon Greyson dgreyson@umass.edu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM Machmer Hall room W-26