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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ENT6947

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-09-18
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: GC approved 9/18; sent to USF SCNS Office 10/12/09; SCNS approved 10/22/09, effective 1/2010. NUMBER CHANGED from 6916 to 6947


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2208 2009-10-08
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    140600 10000 BA0056
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sean Lux 47820 slux@coba.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ENT 6947 Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship

    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 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Adv Topics in ENT
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    Provides students the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge acquired in previous entrepreneurship courses. Students gain practical experience through an itnernship or writing a business plan.


  3. Justification

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

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    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 EAT students; elective for MBA students

    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.)

    Terminal degree in business discipline or engineering and/or sciences with four years relevant work experience


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Varies depending on internship/project. Base learning objective is that students gain a practical understanding of the demand placed on the entrepreneur in starting and operating a new business.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Provides students with a practical understanding of what it takes to run a new venture. This outcome is assessed in two ways. For students engaging in an internship, the sponsoring entrepreneur will provide an evaluation fo the student over the course of the semester. For students writing their own business plan, an entrepreneur, consultant, venture capitalist, etc. is asked to provide written feedback on teh business plan. Feedback will specifically address feasibility (Can the business plan be implemented), likelihood of success and identify any issue that may pose a fatal flaw in the proposed business model. The formal outside feedback does not reflect on students' final grades. This helps ensure the feedback is honest and forthright.

    C. Major Topics

    Internship

    D. Textbooks

    None

    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

    MS In Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Grad Certificate; MBA



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