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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHZ7940

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2013-01-08
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 12/3/12. for PhD in Physics Program. Replacing selected topics course. GC approved 12/6. Sys 12/12. SCNS 12/20. SCNS approved effective 2/1/13


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2921 2012-09-04
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Physics AS 125300000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Casey Miller 81397477771 millercw@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PHZ 7940 Industrial Practicum

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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 I - Internships (Including Practicum) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    The practicum allows students first-hand experience in a non-academic-research setting.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    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?

    The course has been offered every semester since 2002 under a selected topics course.

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

    Yes, 3 or more 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

    Students will be expected to spend time in industrial or government facilities to gain real world experience and to sample a modern research environment outside of the research university setting.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will gain real-life experience outside of the research university setting.

    C. Major Topics

    Internship

    D. Textbooks

    Internship - no textbook required

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. 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,

    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. 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

    J. Program This Course Supports

    PhD in Applied Physics


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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