CMN 501 LW - Intro to Health Communication
Introduction to theory and research on communication in health and illness contexts, focusing on how messages from interpersonal, organizational, cultural and media sources affect health beliefs and behaviors. Some topics to be explored include: the theoretical foundations underlying differences in the ways individuals communicate about health, health campaign strategies and organizational influences on health and strategies for generating successful or beneficial health-related communication (as well as recognize problematic communicative trends).
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning restrictions and assessments apply, see https://online.illinois.edu. Enrollment in this section is restricted to students enrolled in the online MS in the Health Communication program.
Academic Program Restrictions:
MA: Communication (Onl) -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate