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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GEB6930

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-07-08
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change from 3 credits to variable credit (1-3 credits).
Comments: College approved 6/21/10. Council Chair approved 7/2/10; SCNS notified 7/2/10; SCNS approved. Posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/10

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2354 2010-06-21
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Dean's Office BA same as current assignment
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Wendy Baker 44516

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    GEB 6930 Selected Topics

    Is the course title variable? Y
    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 O - Other R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0


    none or depends on what Selected Topic is offered


    Course Description

    This course is Selected Topics. We are reqeusting change from 3 credits to variable (1-3).

  3. Justification

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

    Needed for new program/concentration/certificate

    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?

    We are changing from 3 credits to variable so we can offer it as a 1 hour, 2 hour or 3 hour course depending on topic and program need.

    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.)

    Varies by topic

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Depends on Topic

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Depends on Topic

    C. Major Topics

    General Business Selected Topics

    D. Textbooks

    varies with Topic

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Varies with topic

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Varies with topic

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    varies with topic

    H. 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.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    varies with topic

    J. Program This Course Supports

    all COB graduate programs

  5. Course Concurrence Information


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