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    Sep 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Updates for 2020-2021


USF Graduate Council (GC) and/or the Office of Graduate Studies (GS) approved on the date noted.
Policy / Administration Update Revisions GC Approved

Reinstatement and Re-application for Admission Policies clarified wording 10/07/19
Course Substitution and Core clarified wording 10/30/19
Time Limitations Added language for Professional Doctoral Programs (MD, DPT, PharmD) 11/04/19
Academic Renewal remove language and link to new USF Polilcy 10-075 1/13/2020
Accreditation Revised accreditation statement due to DOE changes 2/3/2020
Dissertation Defense Policy clarified language 2/17/2020
Accreditation statements updated language to meet revision in Federal Law (removed “regionally”) n/a
Student Disability Services Changed name to Student Accessibility Services n/a
Student Rights and Responsibilities Change name to Student Conduct and Ethical Development (SCED) n/a
Deferment of Admissions Added language to clarify when admissions may be deferred n/a
Accelerated Majors Changed name to “Bachelor’s/Master’s Pathways” 7/20/2020
Muma College of Business Change department names to: 1) School of Information Systems and Management;  2) School of Marketing and Innovation; 3) Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy; 4) Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance; 5) School of Hospitality and Tourism Management n/a
College of Education Departments Department reorganization into:  1) Leadership, Policy and Lifelong Learning; 2) Educational and Psychological Studies; 3) Language, Literacy, Ed.D., Exceptional Education, and Physical Education; 4) Teaching and Learning n/a
 
 
Programs/Majors/Degrees Degree New/Terminated GC Approved

Big Data Analytics, Ph.D.   Ph.D. New Degree Program 10/03/19
Marriage and Family Therapy, M.S.   M.S. New Major Under Existing CIP 09/19/19
Applied Aging Sciences, M.S.   M.S. New Major Under Existing CIP 10/21/19
Educational Studies, M.A.   M.A. New Major Under Existing CIP n/a (added as part of integrated curriculum)
Digital Journalism and Design, M.A.   M.A. New Major Under Existing CIP n/a (added as part of integrated curriculum)
Middle Grades STEM Education, M.S.   M.S. New Major Under Existing CIP n/a (added as part of integrated curriculum)
Psychological Sciences, M.A.   M.A. New Major Under Existing CIP n/a (added as part of integrated curriculum)
Secondary English Education, M.A.   M.A. New Major Under Existing CIP n/a (added as part of integrated curriculum)
Secondary English Education, M.A.T.   M.A.T. New Major Under Existing CIP n/a (added as part of integrated curriculum)
Adult Education M.A. Discontinued Major 03/02/2020
English Education M.A. Discontinued Major - changed to Secondary Eng. Education n/a (integrated curriculum)
Foreign Language Education M.A. Discontinued Major 03/02/2020
Math Education M.A. Discontinued Major 03/02/2020
Science Education M.A. Discontinued Major 03/02/2020
Journalism and Media Studies M.A. Discontinued Major - removed with approval of new Digial Journalism and Design MA n/a (integrated curriculum)
Nursing M.S. Change degree designator to M.S.N. 01/27/2020
Aging Studies Ph.D. Title corrected to “Aging Sciences” n/a
 
 
Major Degree New and Terminated Concentrations GC Approved

Accountancy M.Acc. New Forensic Accounting Concentration integrated
Business Administration M.B.A. New Healthcare Analytics Concentration integrated
Educational Leadership M.Ed. New: K-12 Public School Leadership; Non-Public or Charter School Leadership; Curriculum Leadership Concentrations integrated
Secondary English Education M.A. New: Teaching Secondary Writing; Teaching Secondary Reading; Teacing Secondary ELLs; Teaching Young Adult Literature integrated
Medical Sciences M.S.M.S. New Research Concentration 10/7/19
Liberal Arts M.A. New Florida Studies Concentration integrated
Mass Communications M.A. Terminate Multimedia Journalism Concentration 10/7/19
Business Administration M.B.A. Terminate Supply Chain Management Concentration 10/7/19
Creative Writing M.F.A. Terminate Fiction and Poetry Concentrations 10/7/19
Curriculum and Instruction Ed.S. Terminate: Early Childhood Ed; Higher Ed, Comm Coll Teaching; Interdisc. Ed; Science Ed Concentrations 10/30/19
Curriculum and Instruction Ed.S. Terminate: Adult Education Concentration 3/2/20
Curriculum and Instruction Ph.D. Terminate: Adult Education Concentration 3/2/20
Educational Program Development Ed.D. Terminate: Elementary Education Concentration integrated
Elementary Ed M.A. Terminate Elementary Curriculum; add Teacher Leadership; STEM integrated
Nursing M.S.N. Terminate: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nursing/Oncology Nursing 12/2/19
Public Health M.P.H. Terminate: Epidemiology (Online) 3/4/2020
Counselor Education M.A. Terminate: Career Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentrations noted 7/30/2020
Adult Education M.A. Terminate: Human Resource Development (note - major was terminated) 3/2/2020
       
Bachelor’s/Master’s Pathways Degrees New/Terminated  
Biomedical Engineering M.S.B.E. New B.S.B.E. to M.S.B.E. 10/21/19
Biomedical Engineering B.S./M.S.B.E. Terminated. B.S. in Chemistry and M.S.B.E. in Biomedical Engineering total hours were 141. Removed for non-compliance to 150 credit hour minimum noted 7/20/2020
Biomedical Engineering B.S.M.E./M.S.B.E. Terminated. B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering changed from 128 to 120 hours - changing total hours shared to 144.  Removed for non-compliance to 150 credit hour minimum` noted 7/20/2020
Business Analytics and Information Systems M.S. Terminated B.S./M.S. 2/3/2020
Computer Engineering B.S.C.P./M.S.C.P. Terminated.  Removed for non-compliance noted 7/16/2020
Computer Science B.S.C.P./M.S.C.S. Terminated.  Removed for non-compliance noted 7/16/2020
Engineering Management B.S.M.E./M.S.E.M. Terminated.  Removed for non-compliance noted 7/20/2020
Foreign Language Education B.A./M.A.T. Terminated. B.A. is no longer offered noted 7/20/2020
Information Technology B.S.C.P./M.S.I.T. Terminated. Removed for non-compliance noted 7/20/2020
Mathematics B.A./M.A. Terminated. Removed for non-compliance noted 7/20/2020
Mechanical Engineering B.S.M.E./M.S.M.E. Terminated. Removed for non-compliance noted 7/20/2020
Materials Science and Engineering B.S.M.E./M.S.M.S.E. Terminated. Removed for non-compliance noted 7/20/2020
Science Education M.A.T. Terminated: B.S./M.A.T. in these B.S. majors- Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Biology, Environmental Microbiology, Integrative Animal Biology, Interdisciplinary Natural Science, Marine Biology, Physics 11/4/19
 
Graduate Certificates Terminated GC Approved

Data Analysis (Psychology) New - integrated curriculum  
Florida Studies New - integrated curriculum  
Food and Writing Photography New - integrated curriculum  
Geographic Information Science New - integrated curriculum  
Infan Family Mental Health New - integrated curriculum  
Middle Grades Digitally-Enhanced Math Ed New - integrated curriculum  
Africana Studies Terminated effective 201905 10/21/19
Genocide and Human Rights Terminated effective 201905 10/21/19
Health Information Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Hydrogeology Terminate effective 201905 02/17/2020
Library Technology Information Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Mathematics Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Medical Anthropology Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Post-Master’s in LIS Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
School Library Media Specialist Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Teaching English as a Second Language Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Crime Scene Investigations for Violent Crimes Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Geriatric Social Work/Clinical Gerontology Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Leadership in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Business Analytics Terminate/name change to BAIS 10/21/19
Global Strategy and Decision Makeing Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Biostatistics Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Global Health in LACS Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
Planning for Healthy Communties Terminate effective 201905 09/09/19
Women’s Health Terminate effective 201905 10/7/19
Music Terminate effective 201905 10/21/19
     

Questions about these updates may be directed to cdh@usf.edu in the Office of Graduate Studies