Nov 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Note - listings are by subject area prefix, not department code.

 

ACG - Accounting: General

  
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    ACG 5007 MBA Essentials: Accounting


    Credit Hours: 0

    A survey course related to both financial accounting and managerial accounting. An examination of accounting concepts for presentation of financial information to interested users as well as information generated for internal management.

    USF | Muma College of Business |
Credit Hours: 0
  
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    ACG 5205 Advanced Financial Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    Accounting for business combinations, preparation of consolidated financial statements, home office/branch relationships, foreign operations and transactions, partnerships.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3113
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 5375 Valuation of Closely Held Businesses


    Credit Hours: 3

    Prepares students to assess how a firm can increase its value. Students develop an understanding of the principles behind business valuation and learn how to use these principles to assess a company’s value through a case study.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 2021
    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 5505 Governmental/Not-For-Profit Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    Application of financial and managerial accounting, and auditing, principles and theory to both governmental and not-for-profit entities.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3113
    Corequisite(s): ACG 4632
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 5675 Internal and Operational Auditing


    Credit Hours: 3

    The objective of Internal and Operational Auditing is to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the theory and practice of internal and operational auditing and to apply relevant audit principles and techniques to selected audit problems.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3113, ACG 3401
    Corequisite(s): ACG 4632
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 5841 Analytics in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course deals with analytics, understood as the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns. The focus is on accounting applications of analytics, after first understanding statistical techniques and data manipulation processes and tools.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 4632, or admission to Muma COB MBA program
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6025 Financial Accounting for Managers


    Credit Hours: 2

    Study of (1) accounting concepts and standards applicable to presentation of financial information to interested users, (2) structure and interpretation of financial statements, especially issues of income determination and assessment measurement.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    ACG 6026 Accounting Concepts for Managers


    Credit Hours: 3

    A graduate level introduction to the role of accounting information in the decisions of internal and external users of financial information and statements; requires admission to the Certificate in Business Foundations.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6028 Measuring Organizational Effectiveness


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a graduate level introduction to financial and non-financial performance measures. The course considers how stakeholders of private and public sector organizations use financial and non-financial measures to access how well, and at what cost, these organizations are able to achieve strategic/operating goals and objectives.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6075 Management Accounting and Control


    Credit Hours: 2

    Deals with management accounting systems for different types of entities, cost behavior patterns, cost-volume-profit analysis, relevant information for decision making, and budgets and standard costs for planning and control.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 6025 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    ACG 6346 Contemporary Issues in Managerial Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    The evolution of cost accounting systems, and the impact of new managerial accounting philosophies in the modern international manufacturing environment, including a discussion of current issues and controversies involving managerial accounting.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3341
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6405 Advanced Accounting Information Systems


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course focuses on business process modeling techniques for creating advanced enterprise-wide accounting systems. The course also focuses on information systems risks, controls and auditing, and enterprise resource planning systems.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6457 Accounting Systems Audit, Control, and Security


    Credit Hours: 3

    An in-depth study of contemporary systems control security from an audit perspective. Course topics will include: IS audit standards, contemporary AIS technologies, and the development and maintenance of AIS integrity.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3401 or BUL 5842 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6476 Contemporary Issues in Accounting Information Systems


    Credit Hours: 3

    An in depth study of current accounting information systems issue confronting the accounting profession. Graduate students research and study contemporary and emerging topics in the field.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6496 Computer Forensics and Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the current IT audit, forensic and investigative software and processes used to explore contemporary accounting systems and databases. Students are exposed to electronic and other means of surveillance in use today.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 2021, ACG 3103, ACG 3113, ACG 3401, ACG 4632
    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6636 Contemporary Issues in Auditing


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course explores contemporary auditing issues and advanced topics concerning the changing role of the audit assurance function and changing audit processes. Topics include audit reporting, auditing in advanced computerized environments, audit judgment, quality control, and regulation of the profession.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 4632
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6678 Legal Aspects of Fraud and Information Assurance


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers various aspects of the detection, investigation and prevention of complex financial crimes including accounting fraud, corporate fraud, economic fraud, public corruption, white-collar crimes, cybercrimes, and the related legal issues.

    Prerequisite(s): BUL 5842  with a minimum grade of C+
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6686 Fraud Examination


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is an important component in the study of forensic accounting, and exposes the student to current theories and practices relating to the detection and prevention of fraud and white-collar crime.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 2021, ACG 3103, ACG 3113, ACG 3401, ACG 4632
    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6687 Fraud and Financial Reporting


    Credit Hours: 3

    An examination of financial reporting fraud from the standpoint of a both a financial statement user and an accountant, exploring the the ways in which financial statement frauds are committed.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3113, ACG 4642
    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6688 Forensic Accounting and Legal Environment


    Credit Hours: 3

    Designed to further the student’s knowledge of the contemporary legal environment faced by forensic accountants.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 2021
    USF | Muma College of Business |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6835 Accounting Skills, Values, and Information Technology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to introduce Master of Accountancy students to the basic skills, competencies, and technologies of accounting.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6841C Innovation and Analytics in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    Topics covered include the latest innovations in accounting and application of contemporary analytics to discover value-adding insights for a range of organizations in various accounting related settings.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 3401 with a minimum grade of C
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6875 Financial Reporting and Professional Issues


    Credit Hours: 3

    A study and evaluation of the evolution of current financial accounting theory. An examination of financial accounting objectives, measurement models, and controversial issues, from both a financial reporting and professional (auditing) perspective.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6905 Independent Study


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    Independent Study. Student must have a contract with an instructor.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    ACG 6915 Directed Research


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    ACG 6932 Integrative Accounting Seminar


    Credit Hours: 3

    Use of case studies to explore the interaction of accounting and business topics that have been previously emphasized in separate courses.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 6936 Selected Topics in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 1-4

    The course content will depend on student demand and instructor’s interest.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 1-4
  
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    ACG 7156 Seminar in Financial Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course investigates advanced research and methodological issues in financial accounting. It focuses primarily on research which uses financial information in contexts external to the firm.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 6875 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 7356 Seminar in Management Accounting


    Credit Hours: 3

    Review and critical analysis of management accounting foundation with emphasis on the current research methods in organizational behavior aspects and multiple criteria decision methods.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 6346 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 7415 Seminar in Accounting Information Systems


    Credit Hours: 3

    Review and critical analysis of major topics and research methods in accounting information systems.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 6405 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 7646 Seminar in Auditing


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course involves a study of state-of-the-art research techniques as applied to major auditing issues and a critical analysis of the reported research findings.

    Prerequisite(s): ACG 6636 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ACG 7936 Seminar in Special Topics in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 1-4

    Coverage of particular topics of interest to doctoral faculty and students during any given semester.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 1-4
  
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    ACG 7939 Executive Issues in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 2-4

    A research seminar for executives that explores contemporary issues in accounting. The specific theme of the seminar will be determined through consultations between the instructor and the students prior to the first class meeting.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 2-4
  
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    ACG 7980 Dissertation in Accounting


    Credit Hours: 2-21

    Research and writing of a dissertation on an accounting topic.

    USF | Muma College of Business | Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Credit Hours: 2-21

ADE - Adult Education

  
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    ADE 6070 International Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    Provides a survey of the field of international adult education. Current practices and historical efforts internationally will be explored.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6080 Adult Education in the United States


    Credit Hours: 3

    A study of the adult education movement in the United States from its beginnings to the present lifelong learning enterprise it has become. Economic and cultural factors of the past are examined with a view toward implications for the future.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6160 Program Management in Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    An examination of the methods for establishing a productive adult education program, and the principles and procedures involved in designing, organizing, operating, and evaluating comprehensive adult education programs.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6161 Curriculum Construction in Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    Curriculum scope, the process of planning and organizing instructional programs with emphasis on task analysis and process evaluation. Concentrates on basic principles affecting the planning of Adult Education activities, including an overview of the human forces that both impinge on and motivate human behavior in an adult learning environment.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6197 Adult Basic Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    An overview of adult basic education with an emphasis on current issues and problems of curriculum and instruction in program development and on culturally different adults.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6198 Effective Continuing Education for Professionals


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course will provide a description, explanation and critique of the goals, processes, outcomes, and issues related to the continuing education of professionals. The design, development and administration of these programs will be explored.

    Prerequisite(s): ADE 6385  and ADE 6080 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6287 Supervision of Local Adult Education Programs


    Credit Hours: 3

    A study of the factors involved in the supervision of instruction including plans for teacher education, improvement of instruction, coordination of activities, and personnel relations.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6360 Methods of Teaching Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    An exploration of different methods, techniques, and materials available to help adults learn. Concentration on the process of designing effective learning experiences for adults and developing the competencies of self-directed learning.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6370 Human Resource Development


    Credit Hours: 3

    A study of learning, training, and education as it is practiced in the public, private and the non-profit sectors. Course covers HRD history, key competencies, and relevant theory.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6385 The Adult Learner


    Credit Hours: 3

    An investigation of the physiological and psychological changes in the adult life span and the implications these have for adult learning capabilities. Concentration on the identification of principles of adult learning, differences between adults and youth as learners, and a review of research on adult learning.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6389 Adult Learning and Cognitive Styles


    Credit Hours: 3

    The course focuses on a foundational knowledge of brain-based learning and its impact on adult learners, including critique and assessment of learning styles.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6906 Independent Study


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    Independent Study in which students must have a contract with an instructor.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    ADE 6931 Selected Topics in ADE and HRD


    Credit Hours: 1-5

    Each topic is a course under the supervision of a faculty member. The title and content will vary according to the topic.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 1-5
  
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    ADE 6946 Practicum in Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 2-6

    A problem-centered field study in the local community, school, government, office, social agency, business, or industry setting.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 2-6
  
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    ADE 6966 Final Master’s Seminar


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to provide in-depth review of various areas of adult education. It is designed to prepare individuals for the comprehensive exams. Emphasis also will be on developing familiarity with formal research literature.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 6971 Thesis: Masters/Education Specialist


    Credit Hours: 2-19

    Thesis/Specialist project hours.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 2-19
  
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    ADE 7076 Continuing Education in Higher Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course will explore the history, relevant research and the current practices in community college and higher education continuing education program and administrative units.

    Prerequisite(s): ADE 6385  and ADE 6080 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7169 Instructional Development Using Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to develop competencies in a systematic approach to instructional improvement including the knowledge and application of developing curriculum models applied to ACE and HRD.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7268 Leadership in Adult Continuing Education and HRD


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is a study of leadership theory, public policy analysis, best practices and related leadership research in adult continuing education and human resource development.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7269 Organization and Administration of ACE and HRD


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides knowledge and examples of the organization of ACE and HRD and also examines management principles and practices applied to ACE and HRD units including the tasks, responsibilities and guidelines used to manage these units effectively.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7388 Adult Development and Learning


    Credit Hours: 3

    This is an advanced, in-depth study of the distinctive characteristics of adult life and learning.

    Prerequisite(s): ADE 6385  or equiv
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7676 Human Resource Development Policy Seminar


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course emphasizes complex skills, concepts and strategies related to the adult teaching/learning component and policy formation of human resource development in business, industry, government, education, and voluntary organizations.

    Prerequisite(s): ADE 6370 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7677 Emerging Trends in Adult Education: Critical Race Theory


    Credit Hours: 3

    Seminar for doctoral students(master’s students by permission of the professor) where we critically examine and explore critical race theory regarding the degree of its theoretical relevance and contribution to educational practice.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7910 Directed Research in Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 1-4

    Directed research on topics related to adult education.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 1-4
  
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    ADE 7930 Seminar in Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 3

    This is an intensive induction into doctoral studies in adult education stressing scholarly inquiry, professionalism, collegiality, and the doctoral degree process.

    Prerequisite(s): ADE 6385 , ADE 6080 
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADE 7937 Seminar in Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 1-4

    Seminar in advanced topics in Adult Education.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 1-4
  
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    ADE 7947 Advanced Internship: Adult Education


    Credit Hours: 2-4

    Practical application in a clinical setting of knowledge acquired in the classroom. Hours may vary. May vary within an institution.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 2-4
  
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    ADE 7980 Dissertation


    Credit Hours: 2-30

    Dissertation hours.

    USF | College of Education |
Credit Hours: 2-30

ADV - Advertising

  
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    ADV 5005 Advertising Planning


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to the process of developing advertising strategy, emphasizing theory and research methods. Applied research course to bridge research methods with execution of creative messaging strategies that drive business success.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADV 5508 Return on Advertising Investment


    Credit Hours: 3

    An in-depth analysis of the performance metrics required to determine the success of advertising and marketing in fiscally accountable business practice. Metrics will include both quantitative and qualitative measures of advertising planning.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADV 5825 Advertising Proseminar


    Credit Hours: 3

    Students will learn the basic concepts of advertising, public relations, promotion, branding, and direct marketing and their applications for integrated marketing campaigns.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADV 6305 Advertising Media Strategy


    Credit Hours: 3

    Advanced knowledge of brand media strategy development across traditional, digital, and social media. Students will become acquainted with the practices, tools, and theory of media planning, media relations, and how they fit into the marketing process.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADV 6505 Advertising Research


    Credit Hours: 3

    Designed to teach normal campaign research through various methods, including: copy testing, survey content development, sample frame development, consumer insights, brand triggers, and purchase intent.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    ADV 6602 Advanced Advertising Management


    Credit Hours: 3

    Focuses on application of management principles and practice to effective development of advertising plans. The course includes case studies and discussion of current problems in research, planning, operations, administration, and evaluation.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications
Credit Hours: 3

AFA - African-American Studies

  
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    AFA 6108 Social Construction of Race and Racism


    Credit Hours: 3

    Examinations of the social construction of race, racism, racial identities and cross-racial relationships in the US from the colonial period to present.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6120 Social Theory and Social Thought


    Credit Hours: 3

    Course examines the nature of social theory as an analytical tool and its relevance for understanding social thought and the historical and contemporary experiences of peoples of African descent in Africa and the Diaspora.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6207 African American Historiography


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces graduate students to some of the major topics and texts in African American history. Readings will include both classic studies and recent innovative works in the field. The course is open to majors and non-majors.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6355 African American Community Research: Ethnography


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to assist students in understanding the dynamics of African American communities and community research in urban settings.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6387 Seminar on Genocide and Human Rights


    Credit Hours: 3

    Examines “genocide” and “human rights” as concepts and crimes; the debates that have developed around them and the circumstances in which perpetrators of these crimes deprive particular groups of people of their “right to life.”

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6805 African Historiography


    Credit Hours: 3

    The course deals with the history of the writing of African history. It pays attention to the sources and methods that Africanists use to study Africa and major themes in the continent’s history, and the debates and interpretations they have generated.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6905 Independent Study


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    Course consists of advanced graduate research on Africana studies topics selected by student and professor. The topics vary. The course allows students to develop research skills and independent work disciplines.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    AFA 6910 Directed Research


    Credit Hours: 1-12

    Course consists of directed research on Africana studies topic selected by student and professor. The topics vary. The course allows students to develop research skills and independent work disciplines.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 1-12
  
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    AFA 6932 Topics in Africana Studies


    Credit Hours: 3

    Variable topics course focusing on the history, culture, and lived experiences of African, African-American, and/or other peoples of African descent worldwide. Rpt. Up to 12 hours as topics may vary.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AFA 6945 Internship


    Credit Hours: 1-3

    This course involves working with a local agency (gov’t., NGO, private, etc.) on topic related to the theme of the MA degree, researching and documenting the process and preparing the data for writing the masters thesis.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    AFA 6971 Thesis


    Credit Hours: 2-19

    Thesis.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Africana Studies
Credit Hours: 2-19

AFH - African History

  
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    AFH 6300 Roman North Africa


    Credit Hours: 3

    An overview of the material evidence and archeology of Roman North Africa that explores cultural identity, religion, imperialism, and politics, in the most important cities of the Africa Proconsularis, including Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | History
Credit Hours: 3

AMH - American History

  
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    AMH 6199 Nineteenth-Century United States History


    Credit Hours: 3

    The history of the United States from the end of the American Revolution through the end of the nineteenth-century. Topics include: cultures of liberalism and democracy; slavery and freedom; emancipation and Reconstruction, and immigration.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | History
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMH 6935 US History, 1877-1945


    Credit Hours: 3

    This graduate-level readings seminar explores the history of the United States from the end of post-Civil War Reconstruction to the end of World War II.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | History
Credit Hours: 3

AML - American Literature

  
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    AML 5305 Studies in Individual American Authors


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides advanced study of two or three selected authors who are considered to have made major contributions to the development of American literature.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | English
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AML 6017 Studies in American Literature to 1860


    Credit Hours: 3

    Selected focused studies in American literature before 1860: the Puritans, Franklin, Cooper, Irving, Poe, Emerson, Hawthorne, Melville, and others.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | English
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AML 6018 Studies in American Literature 1860 to 1920


    Credit Hours: 3

    Selected focused studies in American literature: Dickinson, Whitman, Twain, Howells, James, Jewett, Chopin, Crane, Dreiser, and others.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | English
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AML 6027 Studies in Modern American Literature


    Credit Hours: 3

    Modern American drama, poetry, fiction, and literary criticism; authors include Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, O’Neill, Miller, Anderson, Wolfe, Cummings, Frost, Pound, and Eliot.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | English
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AML 6608 Studies in African American Literature


    Credit Hours: 3

    Focuses on varied topics in African American literature such as African American Fiction and the Harlem Renaissance. Topics will supply greatly needed coverage of increasingly important areas of American and African American literature, history, and culture.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | English
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AML 6637 Studies in US Latina/Latino Literatures


    Credit Hours: 3

    Students will explore the major strands of US Latina/o Literatures including immigration narratives, auto ethnography, and historical fiction from or about the perspective of US Latinas/os.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | English
Credit Hours: 3

AMS - American Studies

  
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    AMS 6002 American Lives


    Credit Hours: 3

    Open to non-majors. An interdisciplinary approach to the study of autobiography. Examines the relationship between identity and community in classic American autobiographies. Utilizes autobiography as a resource of social and cultural history which provides insights regarding the complex interaction between a life, a mind, and a text.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMS 6026 Florida and Regional Studies


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course will examine the evolution of regional cultures and regional thinking in the United States while situating the study of Florida within the larger enterprise of regional studies.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences |
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMS 6156 Theories and Methods of Cultural Studies


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course examines the relationship between the arts and society by introducing various approaches to the study of literature, art, and culture that are of contemporary relevance to graduate students in the liberal arts and American Studies.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMS 6254 Cultural Era


    Credit Hours: 3

    Open to non-majors. Interdisciplinary analysis of American life during a specific cultural era.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMS 6805 Enduring Questions in American Culture


    Credit Hours: 3

    Open to non‐majors. Explores the historical changes and continuities of an enduring theme, issue, pattern, or practice in American culture across multiple cultural eras. E.g., democracy, wilderness, jazz, domesticity, regionalism, ethnicity.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMS 6901 Directed Readings in American Studies


    Credit Hours: 1-3

    Open to non-majors. A supervised program of intensive reading.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    AMS 6915 Directed Research


    Credit Hours: 1-12

    Directed research course.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 1-12
  
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    AMS 6934 Selected Topics


    Credit Hours: 1-3

    Open to non-majors. Variable topics such as American Autobiography, Film in American Culture, and Photography in American Culture.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    AMS 6938 Research Seminar


    Credit Hours: 3

    A course emphasizing the practical aspects of research in American Studies including analyzing primary sources, assembling a bibliography, synthesizing secondary sources, and defining an argument. Topic varies.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    AMS 6940 Internship in American Studies


    Credit Hours: 1-3

    A structured, out-of-class learning experience providing first hand, practical training in American Studies-related professional careers.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    AMS 6971 Thesis: Master’s


    Credit Hours: 2-19

    A Master’s thesis course.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Humanities and Cultural Studies
Credit Hours: 2-19

ANG - Anthropology–Graduate

  
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    ANG 5395 Visual Anthropology


    Credit Hours: 3

    This class will examine the major dimensions of visual anthropology with an emphasis on the visual means of presenting anthropology to the discipline and general public. The course will focus on visual documentation and study of visual images.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
 

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