Course Description for Creating Health Messages for Mass Media

MMC4251: Creating Health Messages for Mass Media
Prerequisite:  Completion of MMC 3105 with a grade of C or higher. This course prepares communication majors to create health-related messages to be disseminated in various media to specific target audiences for specific strategic objectives. Students will: develop a health topic using major medical databases; create a report targeted for a specific audience; gain increased awareness of the opportunities and requirements for health communication careers; and increase their own health literacy levels.