SPECIAL STUDIES ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ENGINEERING MSPH ESSAY Syllabus

182.850.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 99 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Synthesize, integrate, and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a workplace exposure assessment/management problem
    • Augment their training by pursuing an independent project within their particular area of interest or specialized competency
    • Prepare a professional report on their findings
    • Present in an oral seminar setting
  • Course Description

    Students work with their advisors to formulate, research, finalize, and gain approval of their master’s essay, which is based on a required Independent Professional Project (IPP). Students write the essay as a professional report summarizing the findings of the IPP. This represents a substantive application of professional technical skills through the process of collecting and summarizing data and reviewing appropriate literature. One credit is awarded at the completion of each of three stages: 1) submission of an acceptable proposal, 2) submission of an acceptable report, and 3) successful completion of a seminar at the end of the program.

  • Intended Audience

    Students enrolled in the MSPH in OEH PTIB Program in EHS

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: One credit will be awarded at the successful completion of each of the 3 milestones (see course description). The essay must be read and approved by three faculty members.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    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.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.