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550.867.01 INTRODUCTION TO MPH STUDIES

Department:
Extradepartmental
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
MPH Program Office
Course Instructor:

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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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. define the interdisciplinary nature of public health
  2. articulate national and international perspectives of public health problems
  3. 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

Enrollment Restriction:

Full-time MPH students completing program in 11 months (starting in July and ending in May)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

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).