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Health Communication minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
585-475-2444, libarts@rit.edu

The health communication minor provides students with theoretical and applied knowledge about communication’s role in health care delivery, doctor-patient communication, health campaigns and public health, and other areas related to the dissemination of health information. This collaborative minor is designed for students interested in health care fields or health and risk communication.

Notes about this minor:

  • This minor is closed to students majoring in communication.
  • Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
Course
Required Course
COMM-344 Health Communication
Choose one of the following:
   COMM-305    Persuasion
   COMM-322    (Health) Campaign Management and Planning
Electives
Choose three of the following:
   ANTH-325    Bodies and Culture
   COMM-212    Public Relations
   COMM-221    Public Relations Writing
   COMM-223    Digital Design in Communication
   ECON-450    Health Care Economics
   ENGL-345    History of Madness
   MEDG-105    Health Awareness
   MEDI-130    Computers in Medicine
   MEDS-201    Language of Medicine
   NUTR-115    Contemporary Nutrition
   PSYC-231    Death and Dying
   SOCI-245    Gender and Health