Health Communications, Minor

The Health Communication minor is a collaboration between the School of Nursing and the Annenberg School for Communication. This program expands students’ knowledge of the communication process, theory, and behavior, and it prepares them for roles as professionals who develop cutting edge models for health behavior intervention or implement patient education and health communications programs locally, nationally, and globally.

Health Communications Minor requires a total of 6.5 course units. You must select 3 courses from Nursing and 3 courses from Communication.

Nursing Courses3.5
Psychological and Social Diversity in Health and Wellness
Psychiatric, Behavioral, and Mental Health Nursing
Choose one of the courses below:
Health Communication in the Digital Age
Designing to Care: Improving Health and Wellness (SNF Padeia Program Course)
How We Change: Social-Psychological and Communication Dynamics (SNF Paideia Program Course)
Communications Courses3
Choose 3CU from the courses below:
Quantitative Research Methods in Communication
Children and Media
Communication and Persuasion
The Communication Research Experience
Adolescence and Media
Understanding Social Networks
Digital Inequalities
Introduction to Communication Behavior
Media Industries and Society
Total Course Units6.5

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.