Topics: Epidemiology, Infectious disease, Sexually transmitted disease Pages: 7 (1953 words) Published: September 17, 2014

Institute of Public Health Studies
College of Veterinary Medicine Nursing and Allied Health
Tuskegee University

General Course Information
Course Title: Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Course Web Site: - select quick link to BlackBoard site Course Number: MSPH-0620
Year: 2014
Semester: Fall
Credit Hours: 3
Class Schedule: This course will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:10 – 10:30 a.m.

Course Director: Dr. Toufic Nashar
Course Director Office: Patterson Hall
Course Director Phone Number: 334 727 8366
Course Director Email:

Prerequisite: MBIO-0614 or the Instructor’s permission

Course Faculty
Dr. Toufic Nashar
Dr. Lloyd Webb

Office Hours
Dr. Toufic Nashar TBD

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 require Tuskegee University to provide an 'academic adjustment' and/or a 'reasonable accommodation' to any individual who advises the appropriate School personnel of a physical or mental disability. If you have a physical or mental limitation that requires and academic adjustment or an accommodation, please arrange a meeting with the Teaching/Learning Center Director and/or School Counselor as soon as possible to ensure appropriate and timely response to requests for accommodations. The Teaching/Learning personnel will verify the problem and provide written notification to the course director indicating the necessary academic adjustments or accommodations. Any accommodation related to examinations must be presented to the course director at least four days prior to the examination. Request for accommodations not related to examinations must be presented to the course director within two weeks of the initiation of the course. Conduct/Ethics

1. It is the responsibility of the student to become familiar with the “Standards of Conduct” as stated in the Handbook issued by the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health. 2. The student is expected to assume responsibility for regular class attendance and to accept the consequences of failure to attend classes. 3. Students are expected to be punctual for all class meetings. Tardiness may result in being marked absent from class or in not being permitted to sit for an exam that has already begun. 4. Students are not permitted to bring children, guests, or pets to the class. 5. Drinking and eating (including gum chewing, tobacco products, etc.) are not permitted in the classroom. ALL UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS ARE SMOKE-FREE. 6. Student conduct, in general, including dress in the classroom, should reflect professional standards. 7. Additionally, there are guidelines for classroom conduct and behavior listed below: a. Bring an appropriate reference source to each session (lecture notes, textbook, etc.). b. Loud and disruptive conduct during lecture sessions is not acceptable and offender(s) may be asked to leave the classroom. If such a situation arises, the instructor has the option of awarding an unexcused absence to the offender(s). c. Out of respect for faculty and classmates, cellphones and pagers should be turned off or turned to vibrate (no audible signals) in classroom and laboratory settings. d. Students are not permitted to leave the classroom/laboratory to talk on their cell phones during academic sessions. If they do so, they will not be allowed to return to the class and will be awarded an unexcused absence for that academic session. e. During examinations, all cell phones must be turned off. Students are not allowed to take cell phones out during the examination. f. If a calculator is needed, cell phones cannot be used for this purpose. Use of a cell phone during an examination period will result in a grade of “0” for the examination. g. Report all injuries incurred during lecture sections to the instructor-in-charge. The affected student must...
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