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550.867.01 INTRODUCTION TO MPH STUDIES

Department: Extradepartmental
Term: Summer term
Credits: 1 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces full-time MPH students to their educational program. Includes discussion group sessions with summer mentor faculty, enrichment seminars, required readings, and a final paper.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
define the interdisciplinary nature of public health
articulate national and international perspectives of public health problems
plan their educational program through the Individual Goals Analysis Paper

Methods of Assessment: Participation in Discussion Group; Attendance of enrichment seminars; Completion of final paper
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Full-time MPH students completing program in 11 months (starting in July and ending in May)
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Administered by the faculty on the MPH executive board who will be serving as mentors to the students. The faculty advisors will review the final paper (the goals analysis).