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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GEB6930

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Current Status: -
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Please change the credit hour from 3 credit hours to vaiable between 1-4 credit hours.

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    3101 2013-02-27
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Deans Office BA 140100 10000
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Irene Hurst 8139744517

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    GEB 6930 Selected Topics

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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    4-1 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Selected Topics
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0



    Course Description

    Topics for this course will be varied based on students and faculty interests.

  3. Justification

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

    Needed for program/concentration/certificate change

    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?

    We would like to start offering this course for the Executive MBA program in 2014 using a topic in Mergers and Acquisitions.

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

    Yes, 1 time

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Experience in an industry.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    To allow students understand and learn up-to-date business topics that will help them be able to creatively solve business issues and make them more valuable to their employers.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Will be determined based on the each topic.

    C. Major Topics

    Based on the interest of students and faculty.

    D. Textbooks

    Depends on topics.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Depend on topics.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Depends on topics.

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Depends on topics.

    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,

    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

    Depends on faculty discretion as long as it complies with University Policy of Academic Integrity.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Graduate Programs at the College of Business.

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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