Faculty Advising
Every student is assigned a full-time faculty member in the major to be their advisor. Don't know your advisor? To find out who your advisor is, go to MyBanner > Student > Student Records > View Major and Advisor Information

Health Communications Major Common Topics
An FAQ for students about the most commonly asked questions.

Major requirements
An overview of the required classes in the Health Communications major.. Students should use this as a checklist to proceed through the major. See full course descriptions.

Course Sequence
It's important to take classes in the right order. This chart includes a suggested four-year plan for when to take courses in the Health Communication major as well as general education and degree cognate courses.

See the internship page for questions about finding an internship and getting credit.

Independent Study / Senior Thesis Proposal

This is the form to fill out for an independent study or senior thesis proposal.

IMPORTANT: In most locations, Health Communication interns will need to complete a health compliance process. This typically includes a background check, verification of immunizations, HIPAA training, and so forth.  This process is done through GVSU once the internship has been secured.  Please contact Lorie Jager with questions ([email protected])

Page last modified February 28, 2024