120.860.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 3rd Term | 2 Credit(s)
12:00:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to undertake the library-based research required for the MHS thesis and will have completed either an outline or a draft of the MHS thesis.
  • Course Description

    Students engage in one-on-one independent study with a departmental faculty member who will be the student's thesis supervisor. Prepares students for completing the MHS using independent reading of papers from current literature, combined with meetings with the thesis supervisor to discuss the reading and how to recognize this research to develop the MHS thesis.

  • Intended Audience

    BMB MHS students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Completion of a written document, either a detailed outline or a draft of the MHS thesis, at the discretion of the thesis supervisor research.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Prerequisites


  • 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.