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Upon completion of the Health Science curriculum, the student will be able to:

  • Apply evidence-based knowledge and behavior change theories in the areas of substance abuse/addictions, physical activity and nutrition.
  • Critically evaluate health information through the application of information literacy skills.
  • Effectively communicate health information.
  • Discuss the relationship between health, disease and public policy.
  • Develop and apply culturally competent health initiatives.
  • Design and deliver health education and promotion programs across the lifespan (asset based assessment, developing program goals and objectives, marketing, business management and program evaluation).
  • Create and present a scholarly project through the use of research methods.
  • Apply ethical principles in practical settings.
  • Recognize the impact of social justice factors such as social, cultural, sexual, gender, and political issues on personal and community wellness.
  • Develop an academic and professional portfolio that documents learning and community engagement.