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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPB6816

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2012-07-10
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 3/5/12. For MBA Prog Chng; Appd. To GC 3/19. to USF Syst 3/19. to SCNS 3/27. Appd eff 5/5/12


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2780 2012-02-21
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sally Fuller 8139741766 sfuller@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPB 6816 Contemporary Issues in Sport and Entertainment Management

    Is the course title variable? N
    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 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Contemporary Issues in SEM
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Contemporary Issues in Sport and Entertainment Management examines the historical trends, ethical concerns, and current economic, technological, and social issues in the field of sport and entertainment management.


  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?

    This is one of five required courses that comprise the Sport and Entertainment Management Concentration. Enrollment is expected to be 20-30 students (60-90 Grad I SCH) each time the course is offered.

    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.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The objectives of this course are to raise students’ awareness and understanding of the historical trends, ethical concerns, and current economic, technological, and social issues in the field of sport and entertainment management that create the environment in which industry participants develop strategies and commit resources.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students are expected to develop an awareness and understanding of the historical trends, ethical concerns, and current economic, technological, and social issues in the field of sport and entertainment management that create the environment in which industry participants develop strategies and commit resources.

    C. Major Topics

    Course topics will vary by semester but are expected to include such topics as the impact of broadcast and cable television on sports, the power and influence of sport on cultural values, the influence of Americanization and globalization processes on local sport cultures and practices, the mass media’s coverage of selected athletes and their sports, security and public/private partnerships in the sports industry.

    D. Textbooks

    None required; reading assignments and research sources are expected to comprise journal articles, the sport and entertainment press, and electronic and print media.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Reading assignments and research sources are expected to comprise journal articles, the sport and entertainment press, and electronic and print media.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    The student's grade for the course will depend on performance on one exam; a reserach paper on an issue slated for discussion in class; two "reflection" papers on issues discussed in class; and active participation:

    Exam 30

    Research Paper 30

    Reflection Papers 20

    Participation 20

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    The student's grade for the course will depend on performance on one exam; a reserach paper on an issue slated for discussion in class; two "reflection" papers on issues discussed in class; and active participation.

    H. Attendance Policy

    Attendance at all classes is an expectation.

    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. It’s 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

    All work is expected to be turned in and exams taken on the dates for which they are scheduled. An opportunity to make up work missed or late may be provided in the case of a documented medical emergency.

    The USF Graduate School policy on academic integrity can be found at http://www.grad.usf.edu/policies_Sect7_full.php#integrity

    J. Program This Course Supports

    MBA/Concentration in Sport and Entertainment Management


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Prposed MS in Sport and Entertainment Management



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