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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ARC6950

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-05-27
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1857 2005-04-21
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Architecture FA 330000000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dan Powers 46018 powers@arch.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ARC 6950 Terminal Master's Project

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    6 L - Laboratory R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Terminal Master's Project
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Master's Project Planning - ARC 6970

    Corequisites

    N/A

    Course Description

    Students will independently investigate an architectural topic of personal interest. The requireMDnts the submission of a research and design docuMDnt and the preparation of juried presentation of the work.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    As per instruction from office of graduate studies, as we no longer offer a THesis. THe faculty may elect to do so again in the future

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Final independent design produced imMDdiately prior to graduation.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No, a different naMD and number (for Thesis) was used in the past.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Must be a full-tiMD tenure earning MDmber of the faculty.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    To encourage and facilitate independent design. The Terminal Master's Project will require a high degree of student initiative and decision-making, starting with the student's freedom to identify a topic of particular personal interest.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Part of the final project requireMDnt is the submission of a research and design docuMDnt. The Terminal Master's Project final written submission s hould display the student's abilities to conduct independent written and design work and to be effectively communicate the study's results.

    C. Major Topics

    Students submit topic proposals for approval by the faculty prior to taking the course.

    D. Textbooks

    None assigned. Course readings subject to individual proposed topic.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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