NANOTECHNOLOGY RISK ANALYSIS Syllabus

180.654.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 2 Credit(s)
W 10:00:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
  • Course Description

    Provides an overview of the issues and approaches in the application of environmental health risk assessment, risk management and risk perception/communication concepts to the use of engineered nanomaterials in technology and products.

  • Intended Audience

    This course is intended for graduate students with an interest in the application of environmental health risk assessment, risk management and risk perception/communication concepts to the use of engineered nanomaterials in technology and products.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Grading for the course will be based on the following components: final paper (40%); presentation (35%); and class participation (25%). Class participation will be assessed on both a qualitative and quantitative basis.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy (317.600)

  • 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.