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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GEB6930
Tracking Number - 2354

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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


Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2010-06-21
  2. Department: Dean's Office
  3. College: BA
  4. Budget Account Number: same as current assignment
  5. Contact Person: Wendy Baker
  6. Phone: 44516
  7. Email: wbaker@usf.edu
  8. Prefix: GEB
  9. Number: 6930
  10. Full Title: Selected Topics
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: O - Other
  13. Is the course title variable?: Y
  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):
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: none or depends on what Selected Topic is offered
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: This course is Selected Topics. We are reqeusting change from 3 credits to variable (1-3).

  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? 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.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 3 or more times
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Varies by topic
  29. Objectives: Depends on Topic
  30. Learning Outcomes: Depends on Topic
  31. Major Topics: General Business Selected Topics
  32. Textbooks: varies with Topic
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: Varies with topic
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: Varies with topic
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: varies with topic
  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: varies with topic
  38. Program This Course Supports: all COB graduate programs
  39. Course Concurrence Information: None


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