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224.865.01 DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN BEHAVIOR, CHANGE AND HEALTH

Department: International Health
Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Through readings and discussion of psycho-social theory, students explore the nature of health and human behavior as well as the role of both individual and environmental factors on the process of behavior change. Students work on developing a conceptual framework and theory section for their doctoral dissertation proposal.

Learning Objective(s):

1) To explore the nature of and influences on human behavior and how these factors impact changes in health, utilizing readings and discussion of social theory; 2) to utilize social theory in the process of constructing and/or refining the conceptual framework and accompanying narrative of the doctoral dissertation research proposal.


Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on class participation (25%), a final paper (50%) and presentation (25%).
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday 1:30 - 4:30
Enrollment Minimum: 4
Enrollment Maximum: 12
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students
For consent, contact: dkerriga@jhsph.edu
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail