2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog


Health Communication and Media Minor

The Bob Schieffer College of Communication's Health Communication and Media minor gives students a background in the theories, research and practice of health communication as both a discipline and possible career path.

The minor is 18 hours, six 3-credit courses (five must come from the required list and one may come from the elective list). A grade of C or better is required in all minor HCOM courses, and all must be taken for a grade. P/NC is not allowed.

Required Courses

HCOM 10313Foundations of Health Communication

3

HCOM 20313Interpersonal Health Communication

3

HCOM 20303Health, Communication & Media

3

HCOM 30313Health Communication in the 21st Century

3

HCOM 40933Health Communication Campaigns

3

The student must include one 3-credit course from the list below or approved by the minor administrator to count towards the HCOM minor (any prerequisites must be satisfied if present, unless waived by the department offering the course).

ANTH 30533Happiness: Culture, Economics, and Being

3

ANTH 30373Medical Anthropology

3

ECON 30503Health Economics

3

ENGL 20713Literature and Medicine

3

FTDM 40813The Business and Regulation of Media Sex and Violence

3

HCOM 40970Health Communication Special Topics

3

POSC 31423Health Care Policy

3

PSYC 30373Organizational Psychology

3

STCO 36433Social Change

3

SOCI 20223Social Problems

3