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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPB6946

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2012-05-14
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. SCNS apprd eff 5/5/12. Number 6940 apprd as 6946

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2789 2012-02-21
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sally Fuller 8139741766

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPB 6946 Internship in Sport and Entertainment Management

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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 I - Internships (Including Practicum) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Internship SEM
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0


    MAR 6816, SPB 6046, SPB 6816, SPB 6603


    Course Description

    A supervised field experience, the Internship in Sport and Entertainment Management provides hands-on experience in sport, sport-related, and entertainment organizations.

  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 a required coursein the MBA/Sport and Entertainment Concentration. Expected enrollment is 20-30 students (60-90 Grad I SCH) each summer.

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


    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 specific objectives for each internship are developed with the student, the organization, and the supervising faculty member.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    The specific student learning outcomes for each internship are developed with the student, the organization, and the supervising faculty member.

    C. Major Topics

    Vary with the internship

    D. Textbooks


    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Vary with internship; selected to support student internship assignments and organizatinal goals.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Required interim reports 40%

    Overall internship evaluation 60%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Each student completes interim reports at the end of each two week period and periodically meets with the supervising faculty member.

    H. Attendance Policy

    Students enrolled in the Sport and Entertainment Management Internship are expected to complete assignments at the sponsoring organizationin in ccordance with the schedule developed by the student, the supervising faculty member, and the sponsoring organization.

    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.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Because of the nature of the internship, make up work is not an option.

    The USF Graduate School policy on academic integrity can be found at

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Proposed MS in Sport and Entertainment Management

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