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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - HFT6938
Tracking Number - 2762

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2012-05-30
Campus: Sarasota
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: Approved by USFS-SM 3/20/12. To USF Sys 5/4/12. to SCNS 5/11/12. Apprd eff 6/1/12

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2012-02-09
  2. Department:
  3. College: HM
  4. Budget Account Number: SAR 523806
  5. Contact Person: Cihan Cobanoglu
  6. Phone: 9413594244
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: HFT
  9. Number: 6938
  10. Full Title: Special Topics in Hospitality
  11. Credit Hours: 1-6
  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?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Special Topics
  19. Course Online?: B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections)
  20. Percentage Online: 10
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: N/A
  23. Corequisites: N/A
  24. Course Description: Special Topics course to be used for new courses to be taught as a trial basis or until approved, etc. All topics are to be selected by instructor and department Dean. This is a graduate level Special Topics course.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
  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? This course will be part of the graduate program in Hospitality Management. The special topics course will be an outlet to test drive new courses that we may want to create based on faculty or visiting scholars expertise in a particular field. It will be offered only as needed.
  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 Degree
  29. Objectives: To be determined as needed. Specific Objectives to be developed by instructor and depends on course title.
  30. Learning Outcomes: To be determined as needed. Specific Outcomes to be developed by instructor and depends on course title.
  31. Major Topics: To be determined as needed. Specific course topics to be developed by instructor and depends on course title.
  32. Textbooks:
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: As assigned by Instructor.
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: As assigned by Instructor.
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: As assigned by 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: Determined by Instructor.
  38. Program This Course Supports: MS in Hospitality Management
  39. Course Concurrence Information: N/A

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