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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ARC6930
Tracking Number - 2339

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2011-09-02
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: College apprvd 6/10/10; GC Chair approved 7/7/10; SCNS notififed 7/8/10; pending approval of UCD prefix from SCNS - 10/28/10. Approved as ARC 6930 effective 10/1/11

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2010-04-21
  2. Department: Urban and Community Design
  3. College: FA
  4. Budget Account Number: 330000
  5. Contact Person: Vikas Mehta
  6. Phone: 8139746013
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ARC
  9. Number: 6930
  10. Full Title: Special Topics in Urban and Community Design
  11. Credit Hours: 1-6
  12. Section Type: O - Other
  13. Is the course title variable?: Y
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: Y
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: Y
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Special Topics in Urban Design
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites:
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Special topics related to urban and community design and planning issues.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for new program/concentration/certificate
  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? Needed for new program
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Terminal Degree
  29. Objectives: To further the understanding of specific topics related to urban and community design.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Will vary by course content.
  31. Major Topics: Will vary by course content.
  32. Textbooks: Will vary by course content.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: Will vary by course content.
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: Will vary by course content.
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: Will vary by course content.
  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,

    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: (

    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:
  38. Program This Course Supports: Master's of Urban and Community Design
  39. Course Concurrence Information: Architecture


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