Jul 01, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022
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GSS 302 - Multi-Media for Sexual Health Promotion


4 credit(s)
This course provides students with skills and experience in planning and executing a multi-media health campaign as applied to contemporary sexual health issues. The course includes the development of useful sexual health messages based on community needs, exploration of various mass communication strategies, technical experience in the use of various media sources, a critical understanding of the theoretical foundations for intervention methods, as well as media-based intervention evaluation. Students will have an opportunity to take an active role in creating their own interventions as well as exploring personal attitudes and values surrounding sexual health messages. Content areas may include public service announcements, film and drama, web-based and social media (Blogs, website, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter), one-on-one education via tabling events, print, radio, or podcast. Particular attention will be paid to the practical application of communication and learning theories, collaborative relationships, and strategies for dealing with potential challenges.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Social Systems and Human Behavior.
Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing or above (60 or more completed credits).



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