CAREERS IN HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION Syllabus

410.866.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 1 Credit(s)
W 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • provide examples of different types of work settings where health educators are employed
    • identify the breadth and depth of job skills needed by health educators in the current market place
  • Course Description

    Introduces a variety of settings in which health education, promotion, and communication work takes place, including but not limited to local, state, and federal government agencies, voluntary health agencies, educational institutions, and consulting firms. Describes health education, promotion, and communication projects, programs, and campaigns covering a wide array of health topics.

  • Intended Audience

    MSPH students in HBS

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Evaluation based on class participation and a written assignment.

    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.