Jun 02, 2020  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHS 420 - Public Health Internship


This course is designed to give students skills information and an opportunity to interact with a public health professional prior to internship.  The students will “shadow” a professionally prepared public health professional for at least 10 hours during the semester.  The public health professional will function in a mentoring capacity.  Students will be given the opportunities to enhance interviewing, written communication and presentation skills.  In addition, this course will allow students to conduct a needs assessment around a specific health problem and target population.  Students will make an oral presentation based on their shadowing experience.  The course will be delivered in   seminar format addressing professional preparation in health education and planning for the 180-hour supervised internship experience (PHS 421).   Prerequisites:  PHS 210  , PHS 310  , PHS 320 , PHS 350   or with the permission of instructor. (3)



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