Introduction to Health Promotion

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Health Promotion

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Health Administration, Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline
    The course is designed to provide students with the conceptual foundation necessary to develop health promotion programs and interventions. The course will introduce information on both theory and practice.

    Course Objective
    At the completion of the course, students will be able to:
    1. Define the concepts of health, health promotion, and prevention
    2. Identify key public health problems in the community
    3. Describe the methods and tools used for assessment of health and health behaviors
    4. Explain why different levels of health promotion interventions should be planned using theoretical frameworks
    5. Describe the variety of settings in which health promotion and preventive services exist

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.