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Healthcare Communication Course of Study



The program’s curriculum includes a core of Communication foundations, healthcare information, message design and dissemination of information about public health, and managing change in health organizations and behaviors. These courses will provide hands-on, real-world experience for the students.

The course delivery will conclude with an internship and a Senior Seminar, that will include:

  • a semester long mentor (professional) relationship,
  • a web-based portfolio review, and
  • capstone experience.
Healthcare Communication Curriculum

TERM
COURSE
NOTES
First Year - FALL
CO110 - Fundamentals of Communication (ALL)
AR271 - DM:Design Software
CO331 - PR Concepts or CO235 - Principles of Advertising (Ad/PR)
Dependent on student schedule
First Year - SPRING
CO225 - Mass Media and Society (ALL)
HC/NU305 - Healthcare Policy (ALL)
Online
CO213 - Strategic Presentations (Ad/PR)
CO223 DM: Shooting and Lighting (Digital Media DM)
Second Year - FALL
CO331 - PR Concepts or CO235 - Principles of Advertising (Ad/PR)
Dependent on student schedule
CO327 - DM: Editing and Audio (DM)
HC320 - Managed Healthcare (ALL)
Online
Either CO319 - Digital Media Campaigns OR CO317 - Promotional Writing (Ad/PR)
CO317 offered in even years
Second Year - SPRING
CO338 - DM:After Effects and Motion Graphics (DM)
CO415 - Integrated Brands (Ad/PR)
AR221 - Beginning Photography (DM)
HC330 - Org. Healthcare Services (ALL)
Online
Third Year - FALL
CO391 - Issues in Media Law
Either CO319 - Digital Media Campaigns OR CO317 - Promotional Writing (Ad/PR)
CO317 offered in even years
HC335 - Healthcare Planning and Marketing (ALL)
Online
Third Year - SPRING
CO495 - Internship (ALL)
CO216 - Corporate Scriptwriting (DM)
Fourth Year - FALL
CO391 - Communication Theory (ALL)
CO425 - Intermediate Production (DM)
CO452 - Communication Management Seminar (Ad/PR)
Fourth Year - SPRING
CO427 - Advanced Production (DM)
CO499 - Senior Seminar (ALL)

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