Graduate Studies Reports Access

Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHA7930
Tracking Number - 5189

Edit function not enabled for this course.

Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2015-10-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: To GC - elective for MS in Nanopharmacy. Upd obj and LO with statement re Spec Topics. Updtd 8/28/15. GC appd 8/28/15. To USF sys 8/28/15. Cleared 9/7/15; To SCNS 9/21/15. Appd effect 10/1/15. Updated to both online and face-to-face delivery 5/18/16

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2015-02-03
  2. Department: Pharmacy - Graduate Programs
  3. College: RX
  4. Budget Account Number: 84080
  5. Contact Person: Shyam Mohapatra
  6. Phone: 8139748568
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: PHA
  9. Number: 7930
  10. Full Title: Special Topics in Pharmacy
  11. Credit Hours: 1-6
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: Y
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: Y
  16. Is this course repeatable?: Y
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 1
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Special Topics in Pharmacy
  19. Course Online?: O - Online (100% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites:
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Special topics for discussion and analysis related to Pharmacy.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for new program/concentration/certificate
  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? To develop new courses for the M.S., Ph.D. and Graduate Certificate programs in the College of Pharmacy.
  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.) Ph.D, MD, PharmD, D.O.
  29. Objectives: Will vary by course content but will mainly relate to further understanding with Pharmacy.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Will vary by course contt nt but will mainly relate to further understanding with Pharmacy.
  31. Major Topics: Will vary by course ctent, but within the field of Pharmacy.
  32. Textbooks: Will vary
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: Will vary
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: Will vary
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: Will vary
  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: Students will be allowed to make up missing coursework only for documented student absences as described in the course syllabus.

    Students will be required to abide by USF policy outlined in the University's policy on academic integrity described in course syllabus.

  38. Program This Course Supports: Proposed Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Nanomedicine and the future Ph.D. as well as the Graduate Certificates offered by the College of Pharmacy.
  39. Course Concurrence Information: None

- if you have questions about any of these fields, please contact or