180.660.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 3 Credit(s)
Th 5:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    D'Ann L. Williams
    W: 410-614-5755 Location: E6618
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Information not required for this course type

  • Course Description

    Provides an introduction to the concepts and principles of environmental health -- the effects of the environment on human health. Presents the major concepts and principles of environmental health, and their relation to the practice of public health. Course utilizes selected environmental agents as exemplars of these concepts and principles. Intended for MHS students (this course does not meet the Environmental Health requirement for the MPH program).

  • Intended Audience
    Masters students
  • Methods of Assessment

    Student evaluation based on class participation (5%), a quiz on plagiarism (5%), 1 written exercise (10%), 1 written current event review (10%), 2 problem sets (15%) a mid-term (30%) and a final exam (30%).

  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Contact Information

    Pamela Dopart, TA

  • Class Participation Grade

    Post an introduction in Course Plus by following the Course Communications → Discussion Forum Tab → General Discussion folder.  Please post an introduction of yourself, tell a little bit about who you are, what you do, where you are from and what your personal interests are in relation to this course and Environmental Health. In addition, post a thread about a particular environmental health interest that you may have.   Respond to other posts and maintain the dialog in yours. Class participation points are awarded for posting your introduction, your environmental health interest and for participating and maintaining threads in the Course Plus site, this will be 5% of your course grade.

  • Disability Support Services
    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact the Office of Student Life Services at 410-955-3034 or via email at