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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - BME6971

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2016-02-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change credits from 1-6 credits to 2-6. Change Grade mode to Z/U
Comments: Elective (Required for thesis students) Biomed Eng. Course already exists. Emailed Faculty 3/11/16. Request to change credit hours from 1-6 to 2-6. GC Approved To USF Sys 5/18/16; to SCNS after 5/25/16. Credit hours updated. Eff 2/1/16


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5327 2015-11-17
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Chemical Engineering EN 21070000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Jill Srofe 8139745855 jsrofe@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    BME 6971 Master's Thesis

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? Y
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 8

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    2-6 T - Graduate Thesis Z - Z/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Master's Thesis
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    H - Face-to-face and blended (separate sections) 0

    Prerequisites

    0

    Corequisites

    0

    Course Description

    RESEARCH FOR THE MASTER'S THESIS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING. STUDENTS MAY COUNT UP TO SIX HOURS TOTAL MAXIMUM TOWARDS THE M.S. DEGREE. STUDENTS MUST HAVE AN APPROVED MASTER'S COMMITTEE FOR REGISTRATION.


  3. Justification

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

    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?

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

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

    Terminal degree


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    OBJECTIVES STUDENTS WILL CONDUCT RESEARCH LEADING TO THE COMPLETION OF THE M.S. DEGREE IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

    B. Learning Outcomes

    LEARNING OUTCOMES STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO DESIGN AND CONDUCT RESEARCH AT THE LEVEL OF THE MASTER'S DEGREE.

    C. Major Topics

    MAJOR TOPICS LITERATURE REVIEW AND ANALYSIS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN, DATA ANALYSIS, AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS.

    D. Textbooks

    NONE

    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

    Biomedical Engineering


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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