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Course Code: PBHE498 Course ID: 3772 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This senior capstone course allows students majoring in public health to analyze specific program related issues and problems using the knowledge and understanding gained by completing the required courses in the program and a significant number of the major courses. This is a capstone course to be taken after all other Public Health courses have been satisfactorily completed. (Prerequisite: Completion of a minimum of 105 hours towards your program)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Examine the theory and politics of Public Health.
2. Assess the relevancy of emerging concepts in Public Health.
3. Explain the norms and purposes of Public Health.
4. Discuss the various laws and regulations surrounding Public Health.
5. Evaluate the Nation’s Public Health effectiveness.
6. Perform on-line research.
Please join the forums each week. Replies must be posted in the week due and replies after the end of the each week will not be graded. The Forums are for student interaction and input should be submitted before the week ends in order to fully participate in the discussions. Students should demonstrate their own knowledge in the forums and avoid copying and pasting from websites.
Students will be responsible for providing a peer response posting for at least two (2) of their peers’ postings, unless there are less than 3 students in the course, where only one (1) peer posting will be required. Your peer postings should challenge or expound upon at least one of the points made by your peer, and “I agree” does not constitute as an adequate response. As graduate students, you will be expected to provide comprehensive, relevant and well supported points in your assignments.
We all bring something unique to the classroom, from our understanding, our experiences, and our value systems. We honor and respect each person’s diverse beliefs to help us see beyond the classroom to be the most effective individuals we can be. Therefore, we should all be respectful of others while expressing our viewpoints and opinions. Proper netiquette behavior is expected. Any inflammatory, demeaning or disrespectful language in a posting will be immediately removed from the discussion space.
Weekly assignments: There will be seven (7) graded weekly Assignments. Weekly assignments allow you to apply classroom learning to various situations in the world. Assignments are graded according to the criteria found in the Grading Rubrics.
Research Paper: Students will be required to complete a minimum of 10 pages final paper for this course. The final paper will require the student to select a topic of their choice but it must be directly related to the course material. All papers will require an abstract (no more than 150 words), and referencing/citations (you must reference at least 5 scholarly sources in your paper) in proper APA format (these items will not be included in required page total). Any graphs or charts provided must be included in an appendix (these items will not be included in required page total). Your selected topic must be approved by the instructor (via messaging) by the end of Week 3. An outline of your paper must be submitted by the end of Week 4 through the Assignments tab. Your paper will be due by the end of Week 7.
*PLAGIARISM: Your papers will go through TurnItIn plagiarism software. If you receive a high score in TurnItIn, it is likely that you have committed plagiarism whether intentional or not. Review this website to insure you do not commit plagiarism: http://www.plagiarism.org/. You may rewrite and resubmit but it must be resubmitted before the due date.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.