Community Health Education B.A.Sc. Outcomes
The health education with community concentration degree program is externally evaluated by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and the American Association of Health Education (AAHE) through their baccalaureate approval process, SABPAC. In 2008 the program folio was submitted for renewal for five years, 2008-2013.
Program outcomes that were identified in that self study are listed below. By the end of the program students will possess:
- Experiential knowledge of the competencies through active learning.
- The ability to communicate effectively in oral and written means.
- Specific knowledge of various content areas of health education.
- Understanding of contemporary issues, research, and theories of health education.
- Ability to utilize various methods and strategies for health education and promotion.
- Skills in bringing together theory and practice in internship settings.
- Ability to link competencies with duties within the internship process.
- Modeling healthy lifestyles.
- Ability to work with diverse people in determining their needs for health education and promotion programming.
- Knowledge of instructional technology and its use in the practice of health education and promotion.
- Knowledge and skills to pass the CHES exam as a result of the linkage to the competencies in all phases of the program.
- Commitment to the profession by involvement in organizations and service to university, community and beyond.