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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPS6101
Tracking Number - 2311

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-07-08
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): This specific request is a reduction in the number of credit hours associated with this course from 4 (current) to 3 desired). This course will not change substantively with respect to goals/objectives, current/topics covered, or assignments. Instead, the purpose of changing this primarily didactic class from 4 to 3 hours is to bring the core courses in the school psychology program that do not contain a substantial practicum component from 4 to 3 credit hours, in line with current university intentions of improving time to degree completion.
Comments: College approved 3/31/10; to Grad Council 5/17/10; to SCNS liaison 6/21/10; SCNS approved. Posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/10


Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2010-03-23
  2. Department: Psychological and Social Foundations
  3. College: ED
  4. Budget Account Number: 172500
  5. Contact Person: Shannon Suldo
  6. Phone: 8139742223
  7. Email: suldo@usf.edu
  8. Prefix: SPS
  9. Number: 6101
  10. Full Title: Child and Adolescent Behavior Disorders
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Behavior Disorders
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: None.
  23. Corequisites: None.
  24. Course Description: Theoretical and empirical identification and understanding of children and adolescents with behavior disorders. Treatment issues as they related to school psychological services.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course:
  26. 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?
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  29. Objectives: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  30. Learning Outcomes: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  31. Major Topics: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  32. Textbooks: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  36. Attendance Policy: Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

  37. Policy on Make-up Work: This section is not relevant to requested modification to course.
  38. Program This Course Supports: School Psychology
  39. Course Concurrence Information: This is a core course in the School of Psychology Ed.S program and the School Psychology Ph.D. program


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