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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ENT6930
Tracking Number - 2371

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2015-02-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: removed from audit 8/30/11. Resubmitted 5/6/14. missing info; Emailed 5/9/14. To GC 5/20/14. Need updated LO. Updated/approved 11/14/14; To USF sys 11/18/14; to SCNS 12/1. Dept # updated 2/5/15. Approved effective 2/1/15. Chgd to Variable title 3/11/15

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2010-09-09
  2. Department: MAN/Entrepreneurship
  3. College: BA
  4. Budget Account Number: 141500 10000
  5. Contact Person: Sean Lux
  6. Phone: 7820
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ENT
  9. Number: 6930
  10. Full Title: Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: Y
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: Y
  16. Is this course repeatable?: Y
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 5
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Ent Special Topics
  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: ENT 6930 is a special topics section for students pursuing their MS in Entrepreneurship and Applied Technology. Faculty will periodically offer elective courses on topics of interest.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed to compete with national trends
  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? Without a special topics course, we are unable to offer education on specific areas of interest to students. Because entrepreneurship is driven by rapidly changing economic and technology factors, the need exists for faculty to develop and deliver education in numerous areas on a potentially non-reoccurrring basis.
  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.) Doctorate. Plus Instructors should have some level of applied experience in creating new business and/or social ventures.
  29. Objectives: To provide students with in-depth, specialized, thematic learning opportunities in areas of entrepreneurship not covered in current core or elective courses.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, tools and skills of entrepreneurship and the ability to apply them in problem-solving contexts. Specific learning outcomes will vary dependent on topic.
  31. Major Topics: Including, but not limited to, innovation, technological change, product commercialization strategies, mergers and enterprise acquisition
  32. Textbooks: to be determined by course instructor
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: to be determined by course instructor
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: to be determined by course instructor
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: to be determined by course instructor
  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: Students should review the course syllabus and confer with the course instructor regarding make-up work or alternative course assessments
  38. Program This Course Supports: MS Entrepreneurship and Applied Technology
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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