Listed below are courses that are taught, or co-taught by University Health Services-Health Promotion faculty. All of these courses include an extensive service- learning component which allows students to gain valuable experience in health promotion and community wellness.
Health Promotion faculty are also available to assist UH faculty members in incorporating service learning into their own course curriculum.
- EDEP 411: Seminar in Contemporary Perspectives in Educational Psychology- Topic: Health and Wellness in Higher Education
Instructor: Kristen Scholly, PhD., QLCSS 313D, email@example.com
An in-depth analysis of contemporary adolescent and young adult health issues from the theoretical and methodological perspectives of the education and public health fields. Students spend between 30-40 hours a semester participating in a variety of health promotion activities on campus including health fairs, classroom presentations, blood drives, and other community wellness events.
- Psychology 459 (3): Advanced Topics in Social Psychology Topic: Social Psychology in College Health
Instructor: Nancy Stockert, PhD., QLCSS 313D, firstname.lastname@example.org
This writing intensive course explores several facets of social psychology applied to health promotion and medical/counseling services in a college community. Theories of social development, attitude/behavior change, persuasion, and social marketing will be reviewed in relation to health in higher education. Students also spend time in the field, participating in a variety of service learning activities, including health promotion events and programs, interviewing health professionals, and participating on the Student Health Advisory Council.
- FAMR 340: Intimacy, Marriages and Families
Instructor: Ronaele Whittington, DSW, AEI 110, email@example.com
Study of intimate relationships, marriages and families, in the context of social change and cultural diversity. This on-line course incorporates an analysis of adolescent/young adult health issues and also includes a service-learning component, co-taught by Health Promotion faculty, in which members of the class have an opportunity to interact with each other and to translate course information into health promotion practices.