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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6055
Tracking Number - 5318

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2016-05-13
Campus: Sarasota
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): The requested change is to change this course from a 2-credit course to variable credit allowing it to be offered as either a 2-credit course or a 3-credit course. USF Sarasota-Manatee would like to offer this course as a 3-credit course in their MBA program while USF Tampa will continue to offer the course in its current 2-credit format. USF Sarasota-Manatee will include additonal material in its version of this course and additional depth of material coverage over a 15 week semester to justify awarding the third credit for the course. The course at USF Sarasota-Manatee will have an additional 13 contact hours and spend much of the additional time on additional management topics including teamwork, creativity, vision, entrepreneurship, turnover, and sustainability. The 3-credit course will also include case discussions and student research presentations.
Comments: pproved by USFSM; Change to variable hours (2-3) Approved effective 201605


Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2015-11-04
  2. Department: Deans Office
  3. College: BM
  4. Budget Account Number:
  5. Contact Person: James Curran
  6. Phone: 9413594605
  7. Email: jmcurran@sar.usf.edu
  8. Prefix: MAN
  9. Number: 6055
  10. Full Title: Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  11. Credit Hours: 2
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?:
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Organization Behavior & Ldrshp
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: -
  22. Prerequisites: none
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: An examination of the theory and practice of management, including the study of goals and means, the functions of management, and the administrative process in general.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course:
  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?
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
  29. Objectives: The course objectives are for students to gain an overall understanding of the experience of work, to develop self-awareness that will make personal work experience a more rewarding one, and to learn practical lessons from the concepts.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Learn valid principles and practices regarding behavior in organizations, especially those pertaining to leadership, job-related attitudes, motivation, and work teams. Understand how these apply to real work settings and how they provide competitive advantage.
  31. Major Topics: Managers and Leaders, Feelings/Attitudes and Performance, Incentives, The Social Scene, Organizational Culture, Power
  32. Textbooks: none
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  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,

    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.

  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports: MBA
  39. Course Concurrence Information:


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