In my undergraduate years we were geared towards developing the nine competencies listed below. Each of these are vital components to becoming a professional. Below you'll also find the list of courses I took while at Ithaca College.
You can link to samples of my collegiate work, here.
- Academic Writing
- Advanced Spanish Conversation
- Anatomy and Physiology I
- Anatomy and Physiology II
- Arabic I
- Basic Statistical Reasoning
- Community Health
- Counseling Theory and Dynamics
- Development and Evaluation of Health Programs
- Disease in Latin America
- Family Health
- General Psychology
- Health Communications
- Human Nutrition
- Human Organism
- Intercultural Communications
- Intro to Global Studies
- Intro to Health Education and Physical Education
- Intro to Health Policy
- Intro to Linguistics
- Intro to Sociology
- Mathematics for Decision Making
- Modern Latin America
- Peer Advocacy
- Personal Essay Writing
- Professional Leadership
- Psychoactive Drugs
- Research Methods in Sociology I
- Sexual Health
- Sign Language
- Spanish Conversation I
- Stress: Its Nature and Management
- Teaching Strategies
- Technology for the Professional Edge
- Women & Health
- Butterfly Foundation Internship
- Integrative Medicine Center Internship
- Advocacy Center Internship
- Orphan Wellness Internship in Morocco
- Intependant Study on Global Nutrition
Content Knowledge and Skills
To understand central concepts, tools of inquiry and the organization of the discipline and use this knowledge as a basis for and within professional practice.
Diversity & Cultural Competency
To understand how individuals differ in their beliefs and values and how these may influence outcomes. To value diversity and promote multicultural understanding within the professional environment.
To effectively incorporate a variety of verbal, nonverbal and media communication techniques to enhance learning and engagement. To recognize that for some individuals English is their second language and incorporate this understanding into their professional practice.
Planning & Implementation
To implement and instruct based on the knowledge of the subject matter, programmatic goals, and with an understanding of the community's, as well as individuals, needs and abilities.
Immersion & Experiential Learning
To engage in experiential learning opportunities designed to provide a venue for applying theory to professional practice.
Assessment & Research
To understand and incorporate a variety of formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate individual and group needs, program outcomes and/or to improve the delivery of services.
Reflection & Critical Thinking
To reflect continuously on the effects of her choices and actions, recognize that reflection is important to professional growth.
To effectively use a variety of technology to enhance the delivery of services and improve professional productivity.
To recognize the importance of fostering collaborative relationships with colleagues and community agencies to support individuals development and to enhance individuals well-being.