HPM 325 Foundation of Health Promotion • 6 Cr.


Examines the theories, policies and principles of health promotion. Topics include identifying community needs, delivering custom programs, researching and evaluating health trends and locating employment potential. Prerequisite: Admission to the Health Promotion and Management program, or permission of the Program Chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Create and conduct individual and organizational needs assessment.
  • Define and explain key concepts of health promotion.
  • Illustrate similarities and differences between individual and community health promotion
  • Describe the impact of cultural diversity on planning health promotion programs.
  • Create social and environmental intervention plans based on planning models
  • Identify appropriate resources for the health promotion professional.
  • Evaluate the rapidly changing roles of hospitals, insurance companies and practitioners in the supply and delivery of health care
  • Develop a professional philosophy of the importance of health promotion.