Apply to USF Now | Graduate Admissions | Events & Workshops | Giving to the Office of Graduate Studies

Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SYA7980

Edit function not enabled for this course.


Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2011-07-17
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 4/4/11. Desc. Too long; corrected 6/3/11. GC approved 6/3/11; approved effective 8/1/11. posted in banner


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2362 2010-08-02
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Sociology AS 126300000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sara Green or Doni Loseke 9742893 sagreen@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SYA 7980 Doctoral Dissertation

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? Y
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1 - 3 G - Graduate Dissertation Z - Z/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Doctoral Dissertation
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    Permission of Major Professor

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    The dissertation represents the culmination of the research experience for Sociology doctoral students and will involve the creation of an original book-length study with many interrelated parts.


  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?

    In order to complete the PhD in Sociology, students must complete 18 dissertation credit hours.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    PhD in Sociology and an active record of scholarship related to the dissertation topic.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. To conduct original research in the student's specialty area;

    2. To communicate the findings of this research in a manor consistent with the highest standards of the discipline.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. To collect orignal data in accordance with the standards of the discipline;

    2. To analyze data in accordance with the standards of the discipline;

    3. To communicate findings in accordance with the standards of the discipline.

    C. Major Topics

    Topic will be determined in consultation with the major professor and doctoral dissertation committee.

    D. Textbooks

    None

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Readings will be determined in consultation with the major professor and doctoral dissertation committee.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    The dissertation represents the culmination of the research experience for Sociology doctoral students and will involve the creation of an original book-length study with many interrelated parts.

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Not applicable

    H. Attendance Policy

    Not Applicable

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    The highest standards of academic integrity will be expected in accordance with the University Policy on Academic Integrity.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    PhD Program in Sociololgy


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Not applicable



- if you have questions about any of these fields, please contact chinescobb@grad.usf.edu or joe@grad.usf.edu.