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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOS 5397 Practice Experience in Public Health

1.5-3 SCH. This course provides students with experience in public health practice through directed work in practice settings. The public health practice experience involves different goals and activities aimed at providing opportunities for the student to expand and practice MPH core and concentration-specific competencies. Students are required to commit 200 hours to the practice experience, complete a special project that demonstrates their ability to define and issue, apply methods appropriate to their concentration, and produce results. Students are expected to produce a written report of project(s) undertaken in the site placement, and prepare a poster presentation of their practice experience. Placements and practice activities are selected to complement the students’ academic and professional goals. Students must obtain approval of their choice of practice placement and plan for the practice experience in the semester prior to registering in BIOS 5397. The student must maintain continuous enrollment in BIOS 5397 until all the requirements are completed. Course Prerequisites: Students must have completed 21 SCH of core and required courses, fulfilled certain MPH portfolio requirements and maintained a 3.0 GPA. Approval from academic advisor is required. Offered Fall, Spring and Summer. Letter Grade