Community Health Education (CHE) Courses

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

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CHE 201 Community Needs Assessment (3) The purpose of a needs assessment is to identify unmet community needs an plan ways to meet them. In this course students will learn the process of collecting, analyzing and and reporting information about the needs in a community as well as its strengths and assets.

CHE 210 Health Behavior Theory (3) This course explores the theoretical basis of health behavior. Students will be introduced to social and behavioral science theories that are used to understand health behaviors and guide interventions and programs.

CHE 301 Community Health Evaluation (3) This course will cover the core knowledge and skills involved in program evaluation and provide hands-on experience in evaluation design and inplementation. Pre-req CHE 201

CHE 302 Community Health Management (3) Introduces students to concepts and issues related to healthcare leadership. Topic areas include motivation, leadership, organizational change, human resources administration, organizational theory, strategic planning, and management control systems.


CHE x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

CHE x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.