Jun 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HEAL 314 - Public Health Field Research Practicum


(3 hours) Prerequisites: HEAL 101; Student must have a 2.75 or higher GPA; Permission from the instructor is required to join this seminar. This course allows the student the opportunity to apply principles of public health research while working with a team to complete a designated project. Working with faculty and research team members, the student will gain knowledge and skills about conducting mixed-methods research in the Health Sciences.  The research process and application of research findings to community health will be addressed.  Emphasis is on the basic elements of conducting research to address community health issues, with consideration of the application of research findings in health promotion program planning and evaluation, as well as in disseminating recommendations for such application through accepted & respected channels within the field.  A major focus will be on sharing research results in presentation and peer-reviewed publication form, and students will gain detailed experience in results communication and interpretation, becoming skilled in the generation, review, and critique of published research. This course cannot be challenged. Note: Counts for ELR credit.



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