2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Health Studies > HLTH - Health Courses > 400 > HLTH 440
This course is an overview of the major theoretical models used in public health for modifying health behaviors. This course examines efficacy of interventions in relation to current practices in public health. Best practices and applications of theory-driven health behavior change are studied within the context of community-based settings. The focus of the class is to identify the critical factors necessary to create health behavior changes in order to address the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revised "Healthy People" goals and objectives.
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