550.867.01 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Term | 1 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
    Marie Diener-West
  • Course Learning Objectives

    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
  • Course 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.
  • Intended Audience
    Incoming Full-Time MPH Students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Participation in Discussion Group; Attendance of enrichment seminars; Completion of final paper
  • Course Schedule

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

  • Course Fee
  • 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.

  • Disability Support Services
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