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Term: 4th term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Robin Dranbauer
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:

Uses a case study approach of a selected risk-based public health issue to integrate student’s application of the skills in the risk sciences (risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication) developed in the previous three Risk Sciences and Public Policy Certificate Program core courses to critically analyze the development and implementation of public health policy.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify and critically assess key science and policy issues involved in the application of the risk sciences to public health policy decision-making
Develop solutions for addressing public health problems

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and assignments.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 5:00 - 6:30
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 40
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

due to enrollment cap, consent required for all students.

For consent, contact:

317.600, 317.605, 317.610

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
Special Comments: This is the capstone experience to the four-course sequence required for the Certificate in the Risk Sciences and Public Policy.