2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Public Health Learning Outcomes


Outcome 1: Assessing individual and community health needs
1.1 Students can assess individual and population health needs.
1.2 Students analyze the results of a needs assessment.
1.3 Students use assessment and analysis data to develop a grant proposal consistent with funding agency guidelines.
 
Foundational Studies 10: Express themselves effectively, professionally, and persuasively both orally and in writing.
1.4 Students provide appropriate feedback to individuals after conducting a health assessment.
1.5 Students analyze and interpret quantitative or qualitative data using existing or secondary data sets.
1.6 Students research current sources of local, state, regional, and national data to utilize in needs assessment.
Outcome 2: Planning effective health education/promotion programs
2.1 Students create appropriate lesson plans of varying lengths for a variety of health issues and target populations.
2.2 Students plan and develop health programs, events, or interventions.
2.3 Students are able to work effectively as part of a team when planning programs.
Outcome 3: Implementing health education/promotion programs
3.1 Students apply teaching skills appropriate to a target audience.
3.2 Students develop skills in event organization and planning.
3.3 Students design and implement an appropriate health intervention.
Outcome 4: Evaluate effectiveness of health education/promotion programs
4.1 Students include appropriate measurement and evaluation components when designing lesson plans, health promotion programs, and projects.
4.2 Students develop a grant report that clearly articulates the measured or anticipated outcomes of a proposed program.
 
Foundational Studies 10: Express themselves effectively, professionally, and persuasively both orally and in writing.
4.3 Students develop a statistical project that includes appropriate measurement and evaluation of a health education program, health promotion program, or other project.
 
Foundational Studies IIIa: Quantitative Literacy.
4.4 Students analyze and critique data collection and analysis within the journal articles selected for health promotion programs.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
Outcome 5: Communicate and advocate health needs, concerns, and resources
5.1 Students advocate for various health issues and resources with local, regional, and national politicians and leaders.
5.2 Students write effective press releases, flyers, brochures, and/or public service announcements on critical health issues.
 
Foundational Studies 10: Express themselves effectively, professionally, and persuasively both orally and in writing.
5.3 Students work inter-professionally with other healthcare professionals to advocate with politicians for specific health education needs or reform.
5.4 Students reflect and communicate how concepts learned in class provide the foundation for health careers.