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.

The Health Communications Minor requires a total of 6 course units.

Required NURS Course
NURS 547Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-based Practice1
Required COMM Courses
Select two of the following:2
Critical Approaches to Popular Culture
Introduction to Communication Behavior
Media Industries and Society
Elective Courses
Select 3 course units 13
Total Course Units6
1

See the website for a list of approved elective courses.


The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2017 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.