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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PSY6946

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Current Status: -
Campus: St Petersburg
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5284 2015-10-08
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Psychology AP 511255
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Mark Pezzo 7278734020 pezzo@mail.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PSY 6946 Graduate Internship

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable? Y
    If repeatable, how many times? 3

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

    Prerequisites

    PSY 6217 (Research Methodology/Measurement) or permission of the instructor

    Corequisites

    N/A

    Course Description

    Practical application of knowledge acquired in the classroom in an applied 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?

    Although this course is an elective, based on previous semesters’ enrollment, we expect approximately 10-25% of our graduate students will opt to take this course.

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

    Yes, 2 times

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

    PhD in Psychology or related field


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Course objectives will vary based on needs of the organization where the student is completing their internship hours. The course objectives will be clearly stated in the Internship Partner Contract signed by the student, faculty internship advisor, and the organization internship supervisor.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Student Learning Objectives will vary based on needs of the organization where the student is completing their internship hours. The student learning objectives will be clearly stated in the Internship Partner Contract signed by the student, faculty internship advisor, and the organization internship supervisor.

    C. Major Topics

    D. Textbooks

    N/A

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Required readings will vary based on the organization where the student is completing their internship hours.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    If in the opinion of both internship organization and USFSP faculty internship adviser, all responsibilities listed in the Internship Partner Contract were completed by the student, he/she will receive a “Satisfactory” (S) for the course. If a student fails to meet all the terms of the agreement, he/she will receive an “Unsatisfactory” (U) for the course.

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    1. The student must submit by the final day of the semester a written report (approximately 3-5 pages) documenting responsibilities, experiences, and knowledge gained by the experience to the faculty internship advisor.

    2. Additional assignments and deadlines will vary based on the organization the student is completing their internship hours.

    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. 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

    As assignment deadlines are set by the internship organization, it will be their decision to accept late work. This policy will vary based on organization and will be stated in the Internship Partner Contract.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Masters of Arts in Psychology


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    N/A



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