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This course will review the determinants of health-related behavior and important
theories, as well as discuss how these theories can be practically applied in planning,
implementing, and evaluating public health programs. This course will begin to answer
the meta-question as it relates to health behavior: "Why do people do what they do?"
This course will prepare future health professionals to work in a global market whether
it is in their local community or in some faraway land. This course will provide insights
in understanding global health issues and the improvement of health at a population
The Capstone experience will be designed to integrate, synthesize and apply knowledge
as developed throughout the student's academic program. Students will be eligible
to complete their capstone in their junior or senior year (senior status will be required
for the Thesis option). The undergraduate student will have four options for completion
of the capstone requirement: internship, study abroad, Honors thesis, or independent
study All capstone experiences will require prior approval from the Chair before work
can begin. Prereqquisite junior or senior standing in the major.
Course transfers in as a public health elective.