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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6116

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-06-22
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change title from Managing Diversity to Diversity and Organizational Justice
Comments: College approved 4/6/10; Grad Council approved 4/19/10; to SCNS liaison 5/13/10; SCNS approved - posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/2010

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2199 2009-09-29
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MAN 6116 Managing Diversity

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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0





    Course Description

    The concept of diversity is profoundly important yet, at the same time, profoundly ambiguous. This course provides a forum to examine and clarify the various ideas surrounding the concept of workforce diversity. Topics will include: the multi-faceted de

  3. Justification

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

    Needed for program/concentration/certificate change

    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?

    Required for MS in Management students.

    Elective for MBA and other graduate students.

    Anticipation section per academic year.

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

    Yes, 3 or more times

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

    Ph.D. in Management or closely related field.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    * Clarify concept of workforce diversity.

    * Explore managing diversity with a focus on organizational justice.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Clarify the concept of workforce diversity; participate in experiential learning; increase self-awareness; learn about differences in inter-group relations; draw conclusions about your own views of diversity and how those have and will affect behavior at work; and identify effective ways for organizations to address diversity issues.

    C. Major Topics

    * Self identity

    * Civil rights

    * Biases, stereotypes, discrimination

    D. Textbooks

    Understanding and Managing Diversity (4th ed.) by Harvey

    and Allard (2009), Pearson Prentice Hall.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    *Diversity at work (2008), Art Brief.

    * Diversity Consciousness (3rd Ed) 2010, Richard Bucher

    * Company websites will be used for diversity audits.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    See syllabus

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    See syllabus

    H. Attendance Policy

    More than one excused absence will lower grade. Exception: USF Policy on religious holidays.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Dealt with on a case-by-case basis. All papers subject to USF policies on Academic Integrity & Plagiarism.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)

  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Master and Ph.D.

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