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None published in 1960. Volume for 1975-76 issued in 2 parts: part 1. General information -- part 2. Curricula and courses. Supplement for 1961 entitled: Summer sessions, 1961. Continued in part by University of South Florida. Graduate School programs, [1985/86]- Continued by the CD-ROM publication: USF academic information.
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LJSF BULLETIN University of South Florida 1975-76oAccent on Learning --------------. -


; .,' ;, FLETCHER AVE ... \ E HOLLY l;t .! 1 C? 0\)4 3 # 4 OAK _, .. "'rt r FOWLER AVE. 1 John & Grace Allen Administration Bldg 2 library 3 University Center 4 University Theatre 5 Theatre Center 6 Fine Arts Bldg. 7a Medicine 'Surge' Bldg. 7b Nursing B Life Sciences Building 9 Chemistry Building 10 Science Center 11 Engineering Building 12 Physics Building 13 Planetarium ""V":i 14 Campus Information Center *VISITORS PARKING 0. B 2 C 2 B 1 B 1 B 1 A-12 A-2 A-2 A-2 B-2 B-2 B-2 B-2 B 2 C-3 Vol.17,No.8 USF BULLETIN @ \ \ t. O AK t @ CAMPUS INFORMATION CENTER .I! N p KEY TO TAMPA CAMPUS MAP 15 New Library 16 Language-Literature Bldg. 17 Education Building 18 Faculty Office Building 19 Business Admin. Bldg 20 Social Science Building 21 Classroom Bldg. A 22 Gymnasium 23 Phy sical Education Bldg 24 Argos Center 25 Alpha Hall 26 Beta Hall 27 Gamma Hall 28 Andros OfficeClassrm. Bldg 29 Andros Center 30 Delta Hall C 2 C 2 C 2 C 2 C02 CD2 C 2 0 2 0 2 C 1 C-1 C-1 C 1 C 1 C 1 C 1 See pages 92 and 93 for additional maps. August, 1975 FOW LER AVE 31 Epsilon Hall 32 Zeta Hall 33 Eta Hall 34 Theta Hall 35 Iota Hall 36 Kappa Hall 37 Lambda Hall 38 Mu Hall 39 University Police Hq. 40 USF Credit Union .. ) 41 Operati ons & Mai ntenance Administration Bldg. 42 Maintenance & Utility Bldg. 43 Textbook Center 44 Engineering Research Bldg. 45 Central Receiving Bldg. BC1 B 1 C 1 C 1 C 1 C 1 C-1 C-1 C 1 B-1 B 1 B 1 A-1 A-1 A 1 Published monthly, except July, by the University of South Florida, 4202 Fow ler Ave., Tampa, Florida 33620. Second class postage paid at Tampa, Florida. The symbol appearing in this ed iti on of Accent o n Learning was designed and contributed t o the University b y Judy Holsenb eck, of Tallahasse e -f 3


ACCENT ON LEARNING GENERAL CATALOG OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 1975-76 PART I GENERAL INFORMATION Program s, acti v itie s, and facilities of the U ni v ersit y of S outh F lorida are available to all on a non-discrimina tor y bas i s, without regard to race color creed, religion s e x, age or national origin The U niversit y is an affirm ative action Equal Opportunit y E mployer. The announcements. informa t ion, policies ru les. r egu lations. and procedures set forth in this Bulletin are for info r mation and are subiect t o continual review and change without notice. The USF Catalog is published in two parts: Part I contains general University information includ i ng admission standards and procedures, financial information. academic regul atio ns and general information on academic programs offered. Part 11 contains detailed academic program requirements and course descriptions Copies of Part II a r e distributed to all new stu dents at their fir st registra t io n and are also available at advising offices in Flo r ida high sc hool s and community colleges


Visiting the University Prospective stu d ents and other interested persons are invited t o visit the University whenever possible. Most University offices receive visitors from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M on d ay through Friday. The Tampa Campu s of the Universi t y is located on Fowl er Avenue (State R o ute 582) a pproximately two miles east of Inter s t ate 75 a nd Nebraska Avenue (U.S Route 41) and seven miles north of Int e r s t a te 4 Tour gui des for v i s itors t o the Tamp a Campu s may be arranged by c allin g 813: 974-2635 or b y writing Un iver s it y Ce n t er USF. Tampa. F l a. 33620. The o ther campuses of th e Universi t y are located in the places noted below and elsew h ere in thi s publication. Communicating With the University Communicat ions regarding th e services a nd prog r a m s lis ted below s h ould be directed b y l e tter or by phone t o the appropriate office on th e Tampa, St. Petersburg, Fort M yers. or Sarasota campuses. Mailing addresses for th e camp u ses are give n at th e bo11om of the page St. Petersburg offices may be reached by dialing 8 13: 898 7411 and asking for th e desired office : Fort Myers Campu s offices by dialing 813: 334-3780: Sarasota Campus by d aili n g 813: 959-5177: Tampa campu s offices by dialing 8 1 3 : 974-and the extension included below: Academic Advising (for freshmen) D i v i s i o n of U niver s it y Studies FAO 126 2645 Aca demic A dvising (for upperclass men and graduate students) Office of the Dean of the appropria te college Ad mi ssio n (and applications) Office of Admissions ADM 180 2987 (Medical stude nt s shoul d contact th e Dean of the Colle ge of Medicine) Athletics (Intercollegiate) Athletic Director PED 2 1 4 2125 Ba c h e l o r of Independent Studies Program Ex t e rnal Degree Program FAO 105 2403 Ca r ee r Planning and Placement Division of Cooperative Educatio n & Placement AOC 105 2 1 7 1 College Level Examinati o n Program (CLEP t ests) Office of Tes t ing a nd Ad va nced Place m en t FAO 201 2741 Community College Relations (for transfer students) Office of Communit y College Relations FAO 149 2506 University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus 830 First Street South St. Petersburg Florida 33701 Telephone: (813) 898-7411 Continuing Education Courses and Conferences Center for Continuin g Educatio n FAO I O I 2403 Cooperative Education Program Division of Cooperative Education & Pl aceme nt AOC 105 2 1 7 1 Equal Opportunity Program Office of t h e Equ a l Opportunity Coordinat o r ADM 253 2607 Financial Assistance (scholarships, loans, and student employment) Office of Financial Aid s ADM 172 262 1 Food Se rvice s Office o f H o u s in g and Food Services R A R 229 276 1 Graduate S tudies Division of Graduate Studies ADM 229 2846 Handicapped Student Program and Facilities Office of Stud en t Affairs ADM 153 2151 Health Service s (Student) H ea lth Ce nter CTR411 2331 High Sc hool Relations Office of Hig h School Relations FAO 126 2076 H o u s ing (on campus) Office of H o u si n g and Food Servi ce R A R 229 276 1 University of South Florida Tampa Campus 4202 Fowler Avenue Tampa Florida 33620 Telephone: (813) 974-2011 University of South Florida Fort Myers Campus 2266 Second Street Fort Myers Florida 33901 Telephone : (813) 334-3780 2 H o u si ng (off-campus) Student Govern m ent Office CTR l 56A 240 I Information Services Office of Information Services ADM 190 218 1 Library Resources Office of the Director of Libraries ULI 224 2721 Mature Student Advising Oivison of University Studies FAO 126 2645 Orientation ("Focu s") Division of Unive r si t y Studies FAO 126 2076 Parking and T raffic Servic es University Police Department U PB 2628 Records, Regi stration, Transcripts Office of Records & Registration ADM 264 2987 Student Affa ir s Office of Student Affai r s ADM 153 215 1 Textbook Faci liti es Textbook Cent er CTR 102 254 5 Upward Bound Project Upward Bound APT 16 2802 Veterans A ffairs Veterans Affairs Office CTR University of South Florida Sarasota Campus 5700 N : Tamiami Trail Sarasota Florida 33580 Telephone: (813) 355-2986 60M-/550


Academic Calendar . ...... . .................... 4 A Digest of News .... . ................ .......... 6 USF -The Metropolitan University ................. 8 A Break with Tradition8 Regional Campuses . Part of the Modern Metropolitan Environment 9 Achieving the University's Mission 9 Facilities and Atmosphere on Campus I I Organized for Effectiveness I I Historic Goals of the University I I A Look to the Future-12 Equal Educational Opportunities -12 Admissions and Related Matters ....... ...... ... .. 13 Applying for Admission -13 Requirements for Admission -13 Academic Advising 1 S Course Registration -16 Community College Relations -16 Testing and Advanced Placement -16 Continuing Education -16 Mature Student Admission -17 Financial Information ....... ................ ... 18 Resident Status Florida and Non-Florida -18 Fees -18 Financial Aids -20 Vehicle Regulations and Fees -20 Special Services -21 Bookstores -21 Student Services and Student Affairs .............. 22 Student Affairs and University Development -22 Standards and Discipline -22 Student Government -22 Grievance Procedure -22 Student Health Service -22 Counseling Center for Human Development -23 Cooperative Education and Placement -23 Housing -23 University Center -24 Clubs and Organizations -24 Recreational Sports-26 Intercollegiate Athletics -26 Student Publications -26 Development and Alumni -26 Division of University Studies -27 Veterans Affairs -27 3 CONTENTS Academic Policies and Procedures, Programs, and Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 General Academic Regulations and Information -28 Grades. Scholarship Requirements. and Review Procedures -29 Graduation Requirements ... Baccalaureate Degree -32 Certification Requirements ... Associate of Arts -34 Limited Access Student Records -34 Release of Student lnformation -34 Special Academic Programs -3S Exchange Programs -38 Academic Support and Services -38 Division of Graduate Studies ...... ............... 41 Admission to Graduate Study -41 Fields of Graduate Study -43 College of Arts & Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Baccalaureate Level Degree Programs 44 Graduate Level Degree Programs -4S Non-Degree Programs 46 College of Business Administration . .... .... ... ... 47 College of Education ....................... .... 50 Baccalaureate Level Degree Programs -SO Elementary Education Certification Programs -S2 Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade Certification Programs -S3 Secondary Education Certification Programs -S4 Vocational and Adult Education Certification Programs -SS Graduate Level Degree Programs -SS College of Engineering ........................... 59 Professional Engineering -S9 Applied Science and Technology -64 College of Fine Arts ....... ..................... 67 Baccalaureate Level Degree Programs -68 Master's Level Degree Programs -69 Programs and Curricula -70 College of Medicine .............. . . . ....... 74 College of Natural Sciences ....................... 75 College of Nursing ... ...... .... ................. 78 College of Social & Behavioral Sciences ............ 80 Baccalaureate Level Degree Programs -80 Graduate Level Degree Programs -80 Special Non-Degree Programs -81 Degree Programs -81 St. Petersburg Campus ........................... 86 Organization and Personnel ... .. ... ...... ........ 88 Course Prefix Abbreviations ..... ................ 91 Campus Maps ........ ..... ... ................. 92 Index ........... .................... .......... 94


1975 MAY s M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 JUNE S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 JULY S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 AUGUST S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 2 5 26 27 28 2 9 30 31 SEPTEMBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 2 5 26 27 28 29 30 OCTOBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 NOVEMBER s M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 DECEMBER S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 ACADEMIC CALENDAR Summer Quarter (IV), 1975 NOTE: Dares applv ro regular rerm. See quarrerh Schedul e of C l a ss es .for appro priare sessions. *May 29. Thursda v June 1 9. 20 Thurs .. Fri. June 23. Monda. v June 27. Frida v June 27. Frida v June 27. Fridav July 4. Friday July 7. Monda. v July 7. Monda. v July 11. Frida v August I Frida v August I. Fridav August 29. Frida v *August 22. Frida v September 1 7. 1 8. 19 Wed .. Thurs., Fri. September 22. Monda. v September 26. Fridav September 26. Frida v September 26 Frida v October 3. Fridav October 3. Friday October 10. Frida v October 3 1 Frida v October 31. Frida v November 11. Tuesday Novembe r 27-28 Thurs., Fri. December 10. Wednesda. v *December 5 Frida v January 2 Frida v January 5. Monday January 9. Friday January 9 Frida v January 9, Friday January 16. Frida v January 16. Frida.v January 23. Frida v February 13. Friday Februar y 13. Fridav March 17, Wednesday Last day to apply for admission Registration by appointment (tentative) C l asses begin Last day to withdraw or drop and receive full refund of registration fees Last day t o add cour ses Last day for late registration (see late registration fee) Also la st day to registe r as a Specia l Student Independence Day Holiday Last day to register for Continuin g Education courses Last day for Continuing Education course refund Last day t o appl y for degree to be earned at the end of Quarter IV. 1975 Last day to drop courses without penalty Last day to withdraw without p e nalty End of Summer Quarter ( IV) Fall Quarter (I), 1975 Last day to apply for admission Registration by appointment (ten t ative) Classes Begin Last day t o withdraw or drop and receive full refund of registration fee s Last day to add courses Last day for late registration (see late registration fee). Also last day to register as a Special Student Last day to register for Continuin g Education courses Last day for Continuing Education course refund Last day to apply for degree to be earned at the end of Quarter I. 1975 Last day to drop courses without penalty Last day to withdraw without pen a lty Veterans Day Holiday Thanksgiving H o lid ay En d of Fall Quarter (I) Winter Quarter (II), 1976 Last day to appl y for admission Registration by appointment (tentative) C l asses Begin Last day to withdraw or drop and receive full refund of registration fees Last day to add courses Last day for l a t e registration (see late registration fee). Also la s t day to register as a Special Student Last day to register for Continuing Education courses Last day for Continuin g Education course refund Last day to appl y for degree to b e earned at the end of Quarter II. 1976 Last day to drop courses without penalty Last day to withdraw without penalty End of Winter Quarter (II) Earlier deadline s ma o be required b v some vadua1e pro grams and 1he C o llege of Nursing See appr o pria1 e sen ions /urfunher in/orma1iun. 4


Spring Quarter (III), 1976 February 27. Frida v March 25-26. Thur s .. Fri March 29. M onda_ v Las t day to apply for ad mi ss i o n R e gi stratio n b y appointment (t entative ) Classes B egin April 2 Frida 1 April 2 Frida \ April 2 Fridav April 9 Frida v April 9 F r ida \ April 1 6 Frida1 May 7 Frida \ May 7. Friday Last day t o withdraw or drop and receive full refund of registration fees Las t day to add cours e s Last day for late regi stratio n ( see late re g i stration fee) Also la s t dav to register a s a Special Student Las t day to regi s t e r for Continuing Education cours e s La s t day for Continuing Education c ourse refund Last day t o a p p l y for deg r ee to be earned at the end of Quarter 111. 1976 May 31. M onda_ v June 9. Wednesda y June 1 3. Sunda_ 1 Las t day t o drop cours es wit hout p enalty Las t day to withdra w without penalty Memo ri a l Day H oliday End o f Spring Quarte r ( I II) Commencement Convocatio n Summer Quarter (IV), 1976 NOTE: Da1es appl_ v 1 0 reg ular rerm. S ee quar1 e r/ 1 Schedule of Class es f o r app r o priat e sess i o ns May 21. Frida v June 1 71 8. Thur s Fri June 21. Monda_ v Last day to apply for admission Reg i stration b y appointment (tentative ) C l a ss e s begin June 25. Friday June 25. Frida v June 25 Fridar July 2. Frida v July 2. Frida v July 5. Monday July 9 F r ida y Last day to withdraw or drop and receive full refund of registration fees Las t day t o add courses Las t day for late regi stratio n ( se e late regi stratio n f ee ) Also last dav t o regi ster a s a Specia l Student Las t day to regi s t e r for C ontinuing Education courses Last day for Continuing Education course r efund Independence Day H oliday Las t day to appl y for deg r e e to be e arne d a t the end o f Quarte r IV 197 6 July 30. Frida \ July 30. Frida v August 27. Frida y Las t day to drop c ours e s without penalt y Las t day to withdraw witho ut pena lt y End o f Summer Quarte r (IV) Earlier da r e s may be requir e d by the Kraduat e prof( rams COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ACADEMIC CALENDAR, 1975, 76 First Period, 1975 Jul y 2-3 W e dnesda y -Thursda v July 4-7 Frida _v-Monday July 8-11. Tue s da v -Frida y July 14. M onda_ v September I. M onda_ v November 11. Tue s da y November 27-28 Thursda_ 1 -Frid a v December 1 2 Frida y Registration *Independence Day Holiday s Clinical Orientatio n Classes Begin First Period *Labor Day Holiday *Veterans Day H o liday *Thanksgiving Holiday End o f First Period Second Period, 1976 January 5. M onda_ v May 14. Frida v C lasses Begin End of Second Period Third Period, 1976 May 24. Monda_ v May 3 1 M onday July 5. M onday September 6. M onda_ v September 1 7. Frida y Clas ses Begin *Memorial Day Holiday *Independence Day Holiday *Labor Day H o liday End of T hird Period The Lahur Dar. Vet e ran s Day, Thanks1?i v in1?. M e m o r i al Da r. and Indep ende n ce Da v h o lidar s mar he ll'a i v e d j u r students serv in!? in c lini cal c lerk s hips. a t t h e disc reti o n o f th e indiv idual c hiefs of se rvice 5 1976 JANUARY 5 M T W T F 5 I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 II 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2 0 21 22 23 2 4 2 5 26 27 2 8 29 30 31 FEBRUARY 5 M T W T F 5 I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 1 4 15 16 17 18 19 2 0 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 MARCH 5 M T W T F 5 I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 2 5 26 27 28 29 30 31 APRIL 5 M T W T F 5 I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 II 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 2 6 27 28 2 9 30 MAY 5 M T W T F 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 1 2 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 2 3 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 JUNE 5 M T W T F 5 I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 JULY 5 M T W T F 5 I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 AUGUST 5 M T W T F 5 I 234567 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


A Digest of News of the University of South Florida rr l,.JrrP n E T Y o rk (sec ond from left) c rossing the Tampa Campus with ( from lef t): USF profess o rs Jesse Binford and Coleen St o r y a nd Pr es ident C ec il Ma c k ey. Dr. York v is ited USF and o th e r universi ties i n th e Florida s y stem prior t o taking over as Ch ance llor o n J u l y 1 1975. GRANTS REACH ALL -TIME HIGH An all time high of mor e than $5 9 million in new gran ts and c o nt ract s for researc h came i n t o the U n ivers i ty of South rlorida durin g th e 1 973-74 fisca l year. u p $700.000 compared with the prev io u s year. A l toge t he r. 263 p rojects were funded. ranging fro m h ealt h care a n d t h e environment t o small busi ness assi stance and TV a n d radio p rog ramm ing From its beginnin g. USF facult y and s taff have b ee n a c t ive in t h e s e a r c h for n e w kn owledge and acti ve l y con ce rned about th e w o r l d in which th ey l ive. Since 1 960 t h ey ha ve attract ed ove r 1.2 0 0 gran ts t o t ali n g more t h an $38 million. a nd h ave generate d over I 0.000 sep a rate s ch o l arl v and c r eative contributio n s t o hu m a n knowle d g e and u n d e r standing. U S F Pl ays 'Uniq u e Role' The U ni vers it y of South F l ori d a has a unique ro l e" t o play in th e S t a t e U niver s it y Sys t e m C h a n cellor-Des i g n a t e E.T. Y o rk t old a ga th e rin g of facult y a nd staff duri n g a two-and-a -h a lf day visit t o th e Tampa Campus. T h e U ni versity's locati o n in a major m e trop o lit a n cente r. he said. o ff e r s it a n opportunity t o se r ve th e p eo pl e o f Fl o rida s W es t Coast "in th e l a nd-grant t radition" b y providi n g educa ti o n al. r e s e a r c h a nd publ i c se r v i ce programs a nd activ iti es. H e d esc rib e d USF p o t e ntial as "tremendo u s" a nd indi ca t e d h e w o uld see k t o e n sure th a t ex i s tin g bureaucratic a nd funding m e c h anis m s d o n o t unduly r es t ri c t t h e U niver s it y's a bi l it y to ca rr y o u t i t s ro l e. To tha t end. h e emphasize d h e w o uld n o t p e rm i t "an empir e" or t enth uni ve rsit y" t o b e c reat e d i n the Collin s Buildin g {BOR O ff i c e in Talla h assee) and t h a t the U ni ver s it y wo uld b e p ermitte d the a ut o n o m y t o d o wh a t it c a n d o b es t a nd w h a t th e BOR Office could n o t d o as well. Dr. Y o rk m e t wit h m o r e th a n 3 00 US F faculty s t a ff s tu d e nt s a nd communi t y lea d e r s i n a series of meet i n gs wh ic h wer e sc h edule d as p a rt of the c h a n cello r-d esig n a t e's effort s t o v i s it every SUS ins tituti o n b efo r e s u ccee din g R o b e rt M autz July I. 197 5 l n additi o n t o hi s visits t o t h e nin e S t a t e u n i ve r s iti es Dr. York indi ca t e d h e wo uld v i s it o ther s t a t e s y s t e m s of h ig h e r educat i o n in a n e ff o rt t o avoid h ere th e p ro bl e m s ex p e rien c ed there a nd t o gai n a broader p e r s p ec t ive I n hi s Tamp a me e t ings Dr. York sai d h e had co m e t o US F p r im aril y t o lis t en" a nd t o lea rn fir s t-h a nd a b o ut the probl e m s as well as t h e p o t e nt ia l i t ies of t h e University. Black e n rollm e nt a t USF last fall r e a c h e d the five p e rc ent ma r k the U ni versity 's 1 97 4 -75 l o n gt erm objecti ve t o e n roll a nd educa t e a di verse s tud e n t b o dy. Of a tot a l stude nt b o d y o f 2 0 9 36. hlack s tud ents numbe r e d 1 020 T a s k F or c e Seeks Defini t ion of U SF s Mission and Goals F or111a/ d ec i s i ons aho u / U S F' s .fi11ure mis s i o n a n d f(o a l s a r e 1101 expec 1 e d i1111i/ /a1e 1975. hu1 som e 1 h o uf(h t s o n 1he rnh/ec l are h ef(inninK 1 0 emerge from 1he puhlic seC/o r H e r e are exce r p l s .fro111 a preli111in ar y r e p uri'' h r S tan Witwer. as s i swnt t o t h e edi w r i11 the St. P e t e r s b u rg Times: "What i s the appropriate ro l e o f t h e USF i n t h e 12-cou nt y Ce n t ral Florida a r ea w h o s e p e ople i t se rves ?" That i s th e broad ques t ion t o whic h a 20 -membe r Tas k For ce o n US F Mi ss i o n and G o al s is see king a n a n swer. I t is one of s ev e ral q u e s tio n s a s ke d o f readers of t h e S t P e t e r s h u r K T imes A 20-m embe r Task Force w a s creat e d by Presi dent Cecil Mackey la s t y e a r to e xamine the mission and goals of th e Uni vers it y of South Florida a s it gets re a d y t o mark i t s 20th annive r sary o b serva nce in 1976 Representing the community at l a rge a s well as th e c ampus the group was a s ked b y President M a cke y "to e x a mine a nd make recommendations . regarding the adequacy o f e xisting statements of the mission a nd goals of the U ni ve r s it y . During the past year, the Task Force has b e en conducting publi c hea ring s a nd gathering information before making recomme nd a t ion s reg a rdi n g the University 's future r o l e a nd mi ss i o n t o higher education in Florid a 6 i n an edi t oria l page coupo n p oll. Our p oll a nd th ose of o th e r area n ews p a p e r s are p a rt of the Tas k Force's o p i ni o n-gath e rin g p roces s Thus f a r. r es p o n ses h ave been r ec ei ve d fr o m 119 Times r e a d ers Fift y-thre e of th e m think USF s h o uld b e "a compre h e n s i ve reg i o n a l u n i versity. o ffering a wide a rra y of unde rgraduate programs. r e s earch activiti es a nd p ubl ic se r vice fu n c t io n s fo r th e p eo pl e o f i t s area. I n co nt ras t. o nl y 2 5 thought th e sc hool s h o uld p ro vid e pro gra m s t o se r ve th e entire s t a t e: 1 8 vo t e d fo r a "sele c ti ve uni v e rs it y limitin g programs and se r vices : I 0 favo r e d a n u r b a n uni ve r s it y d evote d t o wo r ki n g w ith th e pro bl e m s of u r b a n e n vironme nt a nd 2 3 h a d "ot h e r ideas s u c h as emphasi s o n coop e ra t ive educati o n ex p a nd e d m e di ca l a nd nurs in g programs a nd p rofessio n a l educatio n wit h a College of Law adde d t o th e present m e di ca l a nd nursin g sc hools. T h e "compre h e n s i ve reg i o n a l un ive rsit y" con ce pt coin cides w ith USF's p re s e nt long-ran ge plannin g w hi c h in cl ud es d eve l o p m e nt of its No rt h Tamp a campus t o a maximum enrollme n t o f 2 5 00 0 s tud en ts. w ith r eg i o n a l campu ses a t Fort M ye r s. Sarasota St. P e t ersburg a nd C l ea r wa t er. each t o h ave eve n t u ally. 7. 500 s tud e nt s T h e Times' p oll i n di ca t es th a t a dema nd for USF progr a m s a nd s ervice s i s lik e l y t o i ncrease ov e r t h e n ex t I 0 y e a r s p a rti c ul arly fo r offeri n gs in off-campu s loca t io n s s u c h as th e propose d r eg i o n a l ce nt e r s


Council of Ad v isor s Created to Reflect Public Needs A University of South Florida Council of Advisors (USF CA) has been created "to provide adv ice and assistance on significant issues affecting the University and public higher education in t he State." P r esid ent Cecil Mackey said t he USF-CA. which wil l have coun te rparts at each of the other eight state universities w ill have opportun iti es to b ecome fam iliar "wi t h USF programs -their strengths and weaknesses. a s we l l as the ir problems and potent ia l s." H e said the "council should provide a wav t o r e n ec t the public higher educational n eeds o f the community a nd the State not now being met b y ex i sting programs." The USF-CA i s heade d b y Tampa attorney R eese Smith and i s compose d of community leaders from Tampa t o Fort M ye rs. Along wit h its local involvement. Preside nt Mackey said the USF-CA woul d be asked "to advise the chancellor and Board Regional Campuses Serve West Coast USF's commitment to serve Florida's entire west coast came into sharper focus during the past year as a result of a se r i es of Board of Regents decisi o ns. which included: Acceptance of the City of St. P etersburg's o ffer of 35 downtown acres to expand the St. Petersburg Campus. Approva l of an offer for the acquisition and operation of New College as the Sarasota Campus of USF. effective July 1 1 975. USF began offering u pper div i s ion and begin n ing graduate courses on the New College site during the spring quarter of 1 975 The Fort M yers Campus of USF opened in September. 1 974 and served more than 1.700 during its fir s t year of operation. With the regional campuses on line. the State University System will provide educational opportunity at t h e u nivers i t y l e vel to every ma_jor population center in Florida. 7 of Regents on system-wide problems. issues and co nc e rn s all o f which will have impacts on the indi vidual un i vers ities." Chan ce llor-Designate E. T. York. who a tt ended the firs t meeting of t he USF-CA. said t h e adv isory councils could make a "valuabl e contribution" t o public higher education statewide. I n time." he said. t he m embe r s of these councils could be in a position to help represe nt t h e hi g h e r education need s or the peopl e t o the uni ve rsiti es as w ell as h e lp t o rene ct the interest and needs of the State University System to the L e gisl a ture a nd o th e r s invo l ved in m a kin g d ec i s ions relative to higher education. "Whil e each council will be primarily concerned with matters r e lating to a given uni vers i t y many of th e issues or problems or each university are common to all uni vers itie s in the sys t e m Consequen t l y we would hope that th e nine universitv councils m ight. collectively. r e late t o the entire system on matte r s affecting all in s tit u t ions." Dr. York added. U r b an Programs of D i stinction' Programs in urban wa ter resources and urban anthropology at th e Univer sitv or South Flo rid a were among 23 approved b y the Board of R ege nt s in ear l y 1975 to b e developed as programs o r di s tincti o n in th e State Universi t y System Five o r th e 23. inc luding USF's program in urban community p sychology and gerontology. a lread y are in o peration. Urban water r esources i s sc h edul ed to begin at USF in 1976-77 and urban anthropol ogy in 1977-78. They arc amon g 1 4 to be phase d in over th e state svs t c m bet wee n 1976 and 1 980. The programs o f di stinction were d eve lop e d in r es ponse to th e General Appropriations A c t p asse d b v the 1 974 F lorida Legi slature. They are intended to support "graduate a n d professional programs. a s well as s p ec i ali1e d undergraduate progra m s" at "locatio n s among t h e s t a t e uni vers iti es where th e programs w ill have th e g r ea te s t lik e lihood of gaining di s tin ction." NEWS BRIEFS Brahman cagers finished the ir 25-game schedule with 15 w i n s to more than surpass the goal se t b y Coach B ill Gibson in his fir s t year at USF-"a winn ing season." The f i r s t M.D. degrees p rese nt e d on F lorida's wes t coast were awarded to graduates of the charter class of USF's n e w Coll ege of M edicine in D ecember. 1974. A l l of the charter g raduates w e r e Florida r es ident s. three of th e m women. Mature students those ove r th e age of began t o show a dramatic increase last yea r a t the Univer s itv of South Florida wh e n th e numbe r o r matur e stude nt s tota l e d 7. 022 This was 33 percent m o re t han th e pre v iou s year. A se lf-emplo ye d St. Petersburg bu s inesswoman who took her fir s t U n iv e r s i t y o f S outh F lorida course in the fall of 1974 became the I 00.000th r eg ularl y enrolled student a t USF. She is Grace B. Worl ey. mothe r of six childre n w ho runs a bookkee p ing and ta x se rvice a t her home. The H illsborough County Commissio n has formally requested the Florida Board of Reg e nt s t o approve construction of a $ 1 mil l ion Countv Museum on the Tampa Campus of the Univ e rsit y of South Florida. Carl We stburg. a vocational teacher with the Pinellas County Board of Public Instructio n wa s graduated from the Bach e lor of Indepe n d e nt Studies (BIS) after compl e ting his degree r equire m e nt s in a record two yea r s and four months. W estburg. 60 b ecame t he s i x th graduate of t h e non-traditional BIS Program.


s;; USF -THE METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY. A BREAK WITH TRADITION The U niv e r sity of South Florida broke with traditio n when it was founded a lmost tw o d ecades ago. USF was not l ocated in a s mall. quiet town: USF was placed in one of Florida's-and th e n ation's most d ynamic metrop o litan a reas a nd assigned responsibility fo r providing higher educa tional services l o peopl e o l all ages within its 1 2 county se r v i ce area. USF was the first State unive rsit y in Florida locate d purposelr within convenient commuting di stance of a large segment of the State' s growing p opulation. The University of South Fl o rid a broke with tradition b eca u se it came t o th e pe o ple USF the metropolitan university. a n idea whose time h a d come. USF AND YOU? USF calls itself Your Unive rsity." And it is. In a r ea l sense. yo u are th e "U" in US F because the Un iver sity was founded and lo ca ted t o m eet rour higher ed u ca tional n ee ds. How it seeks t o d o that the activities. servi ces and program s if o ff e r s a r e bri efly described in this publication. l:lut. for you to ./('el that US F i s r o ur univer s it y. you mus t experience for yourse lf what it ha s t o offe r what it i s that makes it s u c h a s p ecia l place 10 so many people. WHAT IS USF? The U n iversity of South F lorida is many things ... many people and programs . a major force in th e communities it serves. USF i s prima ril y people. Within it s b oundaries. it i s a community of more tha n 25.000 teacher-scholars and students and s taff. It s principal purpose is teachingteachin g grounded in r e sea rch and related t o the nee d s of its stude nt s a nd soci e ty. USF i s also places ... s paciou s p a lmshade d campuses. with libraries containing a measura bl e portion o f human knowledge with l a boratori es where sc i e nti s t s and students see k a nd t es t o l d and n ew knowledge with theat res a nd recreatio nal facilities a nd r esi d ence hall s and other facilities th a t make US F m o r e t han j u s t another state uni versity. And USF is a n important social and cultural service force !lowing through the communiti es surrounding and suppo rtin g it a major economi c force on Florida's W est Coast a nd an intellectual and informatio n ce nter where peopl e ca n find practical solutions to p erplex in g proble m s and s hare their ex perie n ces with others. USF is all of chis a nd more. USF the metropolitan university a n ide a whose time has come is a university wit h peopl e who want to h e lp rou embo d y your own idea of what such an institution s h o uld be. After a ll. USF i s what rou make it and can be affected b y you as much as you are affected by it. The facult y and s taff are d edicate d t o ensuring th a t th e Un iver sity continu es to be flexi bl e enough to permit new ideas o l itse lf t o infuse new life int o itself. That's wh y you a r e i nvit ed to co n sider USF. WHEN DID IT ALL BEGIN? Speaking of new ideas and new lif e I f yo u have vis it ed the Tampa Campu s or viewed the film "This l s USF." you probably have noticed that all of its buildings appear t o be mode rn and new. W el l th ey a re. But the n so is USF. The U ni versi t y of South F lorid a wa s founded on December 1 8. 1956. but the first students did n o t arrive until a lm os t four yea r s l a t er. When USF was opened to a c harter class of 1.99 7 freshmen o n September 26. 1960. it became th e first major State universitr in America planned and built entirelr i n this cen turr. M o r eove r. as Florida's fir s t State university l ocated purpose l y in a major metropol i t a n ce nt er. USF represented th e first ste p i n a broa d a nd compre hensi ve expansion of th e State University 8 Sys t e m The State University System. directed b y t h e Florida Board o f R egents. and administered b y a C h a ncellor and staff of over 100 in Tallaha ssee. today co n s i s t s of nine public unive rsities. Together with 28 public junior a nd community colleges and a number of vocational-technical cen ters located thro u g hout th e State. these universities compri se public higher education i n F l orid.a. R eg i o nal campuses of USF were o p e n ed in St. P ete r sburg in 1965 Fort M ye r s in 197 4. and Sarasota in 1975. In it s brief his t o r y. th e Un iver sity of South Florida has had only tw o presidents. The founde r and chief architec t of th e new university was Dr. J o hn Allen. an astronomer and educato r who


se rved as USF's first president from 1956-1970 (Dr. Harris W Dean se rved as Acting President fr o m July 1970 to February 197 1.) Dr. Ceci l Mackey. economist and lawyer. became the U niversit y's seco nd president o n February I. 1971. and is presentl y leading th e University in its second deca de of d evelopment. Now in its nineteenth year of exi s tence. the Universi t y has graduat ed more than 27, 000 student s eighty percent of whom r es ide in Florida-and served almost 200.000 persons in credit and n o n-credit cour ses. Enrollment in the fall of 1974 totaled more than 2 1 .000 and projections indic a t e that USF will enroll m o r e th a n 30.000 students on perhaps as many as five campuses b y the end of thi s decade. The University's economic impact on the a re a is equally significant: now exceeding $ 100 million annually. B eca u se of its location and the compos ition of its student body. USF continues to be inext ricably a part of and not apart from the modern metropolitan environment-and both affects GENERAL INFORMATION 9 a nd is affected b y the communities surrounding a nd supporting it. Accreditation USF was fully accredited in 1965 b y the Southern Associatio n of Colleges and Schools. the officia l accrediting agency for educational institutions in th e South. A se lf-stud y of the U niv e rsity 's programs and purroses. periodically required for continued accreditation. was recently complet e d and provides a firm foundation for the future growth of the U niversity. Accreditation was reaffirmed in December. 1973 But the University Community continues t o reexamine its mission and goals a nd t o e nsure that it n eve r l oses s ight of its only reason for existence: serving yo u USF: REGIONAL CAMPUSES ... PART OF THE MODERN METROPOLITAN ENVIRONMENT Accessibility U niver s it y o f South Florida campuses form a string of anchor r o int s for a metropolitan area rapidl y becoming a megalopolis a l o ng the West Coast of Florid a. USF campuses are within reach of more tha n two million people -roughly a quarter of the State's populatio n in the 12-county area they se rv e. The Tampa Campus of the University is located on a 1.694-acre tract ten miles northeast of downtown Tampa. a city of over a quarter of a million people. The campus is midway be tween U.S. 41 a nd 301 on State Highway 582 (Fowler Avenue). tw o mile s east of 1-75. The St. Petersburg Campus is l oca ted o n Bayboro Harbor in downtown St. Petersburg. a city of m o r e than 235. 000 people. The campus se rve s some 620 000 people living in Pinellas County. The Fort Myers Campus is located a t th e s ite of the Gwynne Institute Building in downtown Fort M yers and serves the people o f Fl o rida's lower West Coast. Plans are being finalized for the USF Sarasora Campus for upper division and graduate st udy. Mission As the State's .first metropolita n univers ity. a prototy pe of th e univer s it y of the future. the U nivers it y of South Florida from its beginning has sought to apply the tal e nt s of its scholars and students to the peculiar ills besetting m odern society. In this way. USF has sought to accomplish the s pecial mission in the State University System se t out for it in the Comprehen s i ve Developmenr Plan (CODE) of th e Stare U ni versitr Sr. Hem of" Florida (1969): The creation and dev elopmen t of instructional. research a nd public service programs "oriented toward the solutio n of problems peculiar to the modern urban environment." ACHIEVING THE UNIVERSITY'S MISSION: MEASURES OF SUCCESS Students Served Si nce opening its doors in September of 1960 the U ni versity of South Florid a has been dedicated to accomplishing this special mission in the modern metropolitan environment. One measure of our s u ccess is reflected in the composition of our student body: More than 90 percent of our students are Floridians and over 80 percent of our graduates reside in the State. More than two-thirds of our students commute to class from their homes throughout the Tampa Bay area. Over o ne-third of our student bod y are part-time students. and 40 percent are employe d fro m o ne t o 40 hours per week M o re than two-thirds of all USF students a re 21 or older and almost one-third of our students are married. Almost 60 percent of USF's 27.000 graduates reside in the Greater Tampa Bay Area. The majority of upper divi sion students are transfers from other institutions. Programs Offered A measure of success in accomplishing the University's mission and one more significan t than mere statistics is the nature of our academic programs. Through them we have sought to serve an increasingl y urban State and nation. These programs are in th e Academic Affairs division of the University and, for the most part. are administered in one of our nine colleges: Arts & Letters. Bus iness Administration. Education. Engineering. Fine Arts. Medicin e. Natural Sciences. Nursing. a nd Social & Behavioral Sciences. In this publication are discus se d th e major academic program s in the University. Through them we serve the people of Fl o rida through the instruction of students. the advancement of kn o wledge and community service. Degrees are offered in over 100 academic a reas by the Uni-_ __J


10 GENERAL INFORMATION versity's colleges. Gradua te degrees a r e offered in more than 80 of these areas. The U ni ve r si t y's fir s t Ph.D. program. in Biology with emphas i s on Marine Biology. wa s es tablished in 196 8. Ph.D. programs in C hemistr y and Education began in 1969. and programs in Engli s h. Mathematics a nd Psychology were authori zed in 1971. The fir s t Ph.D. (in Marine Bio lo gy) was awarde d in June of 1971. A P h.D. in Medical Sciences i s also now available. The U ni ve r s ity's teaching and re search faculty. numbe rin g more than 1 .000. represents all major a reas of hi g her l earning. and n early 60 percent hold doctoral degrees. Academic Programs of USF Regional Campuses The academic programs of the regi onal campuses are designed t o serve students of junior. senior and graduate standing. and are offered at tim es chosen t o meet the special needs of these stude nts. Selected courses and programs are offered b y th e College s o f Education. En gi neering. Natural Science. Social and Beha vioral Science. Bu si n ess Administration and Nursing. Y o u may enroll o n a full time basis o n any one of th e r e gional campuses. o r e l ec t t o enroll o n more than one USF campus simultaneousl y Dual enrollment on multiple campuses may provide you with a schedule both acad e mi cally flexible and p e rsonall y conve ni en t. Re s id e nt facult y members and Student Affairs staff provide social. vocational and academic counseling t o students enrolled o n a n y of th e regional campuses. M oreove r. th e r esident faculty i s supple m e nt e d b y professors and s taff commuting fr o m other USF campuses t o provide addition a l scop e to th e academi c programs and univers it y se r v ic es The S1. P ef('fShurl!, Campus of USF open e d i n S eptember 1965 and provides an opportunity for USF students w h o are residents of Pine lla s Count y to compl e t e all or a portion of course work leading to a degree withou t t h e n e c essity of lea ving the countv. The Fon Mrers Campus of USF opened in the Fall of 1974. and. lik e the St. P etersburg Campus is designed to meet th e academic needs of local r esidents. Whil e offering many of the c h a racteri s ti cs of a small col l ege. th e regi o na l campuses of USF have access to th e resources of a m a j o r university and th e ir development is expected to k ee p pace with the continuing growth of F l orida's W est Coast. The St. Petersburg Campus. located at Bavboro H a rb o r ad jacent to downtown St. Pete r sburg. i s within easy walking di stance to many of the cultural and r ec reation al fac iliti es of F lorida 's "Suns hin e C it y." However. s t e p s to expand th e St. P e t e r sburg Campus have a lr ea d y been taken. and it i s a nti ci p a t ed that the downtown campus will be supplemente d b y a n additi onal campus located in th e northern section of Pine l las County. In additi o n t o providin g academic programs from s i x of th e univers it y's colleges. th e St. P e ter sburg Campus houses a marine sc i ence research and trainin g center. The USF Department of Marine Science with headquarters at the St. Petersburg campus. i s a n int e rdi sciplinary venture involv ing faculty m embers from several department s in addition to t e n full time faculty m embe r s at th e St. P etersburg Campus who are concerned with plannin g. admini s t ration. research and teachin g. Probably n o o th e r marine sc ience progr a m has ever b ee n es t a blish e d with s uch excelle nt faci lit i es as those provided b y the St. P e te rs bu rg Campus fo r teaching. research. a nd th e docking and maintenance of oceanographi c vesse ls. The lo ca ti o n of th e campus at the cente r of the edge of th e great contin enta l shel f of th e Florida Gulf Coast and in t h e mids t of th e metrop o lit a n area o f th e Sun Coast. i s another of it s unique advantages. It woul d see m destine d t o develop into o n e of the natio n 's l eading oceanographi c cente r s. T h e Fort M ye r s Campus i s located in the hist o ric Gwynne In stitute Building in th e heart of downtown Fort M ye rs While th e Gwy nn e In stitute Building is adequate for supporting the prese nt a ca d e mi c programs of US F it i s c learl y viewed as an interim facilit y. a nd plan s are a lready underway for acquisition of a p e rm anent site w hi ch wil l accommodate the pre d i ct e d growth of th e Fort M ye r s Campus. Stude nt s int e r es t e d in attending any of the regional campuses are invited t o v i sit the various campus fac ilitie s and di sc uss th e ir interests with the fa c ult y and staff. College Hall and South Hall, Sarasota Campus


GENERAL INFORMATION 11 Continuing Education In addition to th e academic programs offered on the Tampa and regional campuses. a number of courses and programs are orerated b y the University's Center for Continuing Education in 12 We s t Coast Florida counties. In this area. the Florida Hoard of Regents ha s d esignate d the Uni,crsitv of South Florida to be re sponsible for all high e r education r eyuiremcnts beyond those supplied b y th e State Communitv and .Junior College Svs t e m Special Programs--------------, A numbe r of srecial programs offer US F students flexibility and re levance. They include the Off-Campus Term Pro gram. Hachelor of Independent Studie s (Adult Degree Program). and Cooperative Education Program. In addition. freshmen students may earn up to one full year of academic credit (45 hours) through the College Level Examination Program tests. high school students may aprl y for "earl y admission'' or take college courses while still in high school. and anr interes ted r e r so n mav earn college credit v ia radio and W USF-TY's televised course scquence-"Your Open University" (YOU) and local news papers. Each of these programs is d escribed elsewhere in this publication. You are encouraged to explore their potential for helping you attain your educational goals. FACILITIES AND ATMOSPHERE ON CAMPUS fhe facilitie s of the University. now includin g more than 40 major buildings. are currentl y valued at more than $85 million. (S ee map. insid e cover.) The buildings are of similar mode rn architectural design and all are completely air conditioned. Construction i s continuing on Phase 11 of the new USF Medical Center and other needed faciliti es which. together with the new librarv complex recently completed. will increase th e value of the U ni ve rsitv's phys ical plant h v two-thirds in th e next few yea rs and provide you with one of th e most attractive and functional settings in th e nation for achi eving vour educational goals. USF has a wide va riet y of recreational facilities. including three swimming pools. an excellent gym with weight training room. many tennis courts. a beautiful golf course. well-equipre d University Center and others. It s academic and r eside nt ial facilities arc unexcell ed in Florida a nd all arc air-conditioned and easily accessibl e from even corner of the well-kept campus. called b v some "one of the prettiest in th e nation." And rarking spaces are always availahl e somewhere on camrus. The atmosphere on campus is one of easv informalitv. Stu d ents and facult v dress casuallv and enjov an unusuallv c lo se relationship for a school so large. Some classes arc even held outside to take advantage of the extraordinarv climate (average annual temrcrature 72 F) of the area. And most buildings ha\"C oren hallwavs. which blend colorful int eriors with spacious exteriors. symholica llv and architecturally suggestin g th e casual accessibilit y that has become a USF trademark. ORGANIZED FOR EFFECTIVENESS The Unive r sitv is organi zed into the four broad areas of academic affairs. student affairs. administrative affairs and finance & planning. The v ice presidents who head these four units serve with the President as the principal policymaking officials of th e University. In addition to the vice presidents. advice and assistance to the President in the determination of policy is given by a number of advisory bodies. including University committees a nd organi7ations rerresenting th e faculty. staff and student seg ments of th e Un i vc r sitv Cornmunitv. At USF. vour iews count: they are so licited and g i ven serious consideration. The President i s r esrons ible through the Chancellor to th e Florida Board of Regents for int e rnal p o lic y and the procedures of the Universitv. More detailed information on these matters is available in the Special Collections Roo m. USF Library. Communications on Campus -------------. USF students have quick and easy access to top Universit y offici als. This is made possible through "Open Line." a face-to-face discussion between students and administrators: "Access". a radio program during which students and other listeners may telephone questions for quick answers: "Emphasis". a tele v ision program des igned to provide in-depth interviews on topics of current interest: and other special programs des ign e d to facilitate campus communications. HISTORIC GOALS OF THE UNIVERSITY And speakin g of goals As a university. USF is a regional institution of higher learning consisting of schools or colleges on several sites and offering programs in the liberal arts as well as in a number of professional areas. However. it is more than this: it is a place where new knowledge i s sought. and old knowledge is synthesized in new ways through research and scholarship for the benefit of mankind. As such. the university differs from a technical or vocational school where the detailed techniques of a trade are learned by practice. The university -the modern metropolitan university deals with professional areas more in theory than in practice. providing the broad background and understanding necessary to the development and refinement of specific skills. In this way it develops th e intellectual judgments necessarv to deal with the constantly changing problems o f a given profession. A university. moreove r. i s not simply a place t o prepare for a profession. important as that goal may b e. One of its most important functions is providing youind eed. all its students with a better understanding of life in a raridly changing world. H e n ce a university has an important obligation in its educational program to provide for all students those common element s which make for more respons ibl e and resronsive living. A uni ve rsity i s also a se r va nt of the societv which surports it. and at the sa m e time. is one of the lead e r s of that soci e tv It is the medium through which wisdom of th e pas t and the living spirit of the present are passed on to new generations of


12 GENERAL INFORMATION people to b e us ed b y them in the further advances of society toward goals of more enriching and fulfilling living The University of South Florida has historically been committed to th e goal of placing "Accent on Learning" which is considered its most important reason for being. Toward that end. the U ni versi t y ha s these s p ec ific goals: To provide the citizens of Florida with a n outstanding public institution of higher learning. giving leadership a nd service in the intellectual. cultural. economic a nd scientific interests of the state. To create a community of sc h o lars d edicated to teamwork in the search for" truth. the exchange of ideas and the establishm en t of hi g h standard s of intellectual inquiry a nd creative acti vit y To provide opportunity for the development and training of the mind which promotes maturity. o bjectivit y a nd c reativity. To provide a broad cultural and basic educational pattern for all student s. together with programs of liberal. pre-The n e w L i brary professional and professional studies. and to supplement these with opportunities for independent development and work experience. D eg r ee programs of the University are designed to promot e the following general objectives for all students: ( I ) appropriate s kills in s p ea king. writing. reading and listening: (2) self-re l ia n ce through th e ability to think clearly: (3) understanding oneself and one's relationship to others: (4) growing convictions based o n the sea r ch for truth: (5) understanding a nd appreciation of our cultural. social. scientific and spiritual heritage: (6) a n in t elligent approach to local. national and world problems leading to good citi7.enship a n d leadership in l ife: (7) some practical understanding of another language: (8) professional competence based on high et hical standards: and (9) healthful development of the body. If your personal goals and objectives are similar to these. then US F is the place the s pecial place you should co nsider. Together. you and USF "can make it happen." A LOOK TO THE FUTURE The Universi t y of South Florida's location in a dynamic and expanding metropolitan area. coupled with the broad growt h and development of Florida in the space age. s ugge s t s a future of rapid change a nd expansion for the U niversity. To date. almos t 200.000 peopl e have taken course s at USF and many others have taken advantage of the U niver sity s cultural. athletic. and se rvi ce programs. In every respect. the University of South Florida is a v ita l part of the State's inevitable growth. and is continuing on it s course toward becoming a distinguished university. dedicated to serving t he people of Florida by provi di n g all USF students enriching educational experiences. USF an idea whose time has come ... for YOU. ___ EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AT USF __ ___, USF programs. facilities. se rvic es. and activities are provided to all without regard to race. color. creed. religion. age. sex. national origin. or ph ysica l handicap. Students are admitted to the University on the basis of th e non-discriminatory factors note d in the section of thi s puhlication on Admissions. The recruitment of students i s d o ne in a way that not onl y does not exclude any segment of the population but also encourages persons from minority groups t o enroll at USF. niversitv se r vices. a d vising. counseling. and financial assistance are-available to all students on a non-discriminatory ba sis. Moreover. affirmative efforts are made t o provide s p ecia l assistance to identifiable groups with special n ee d s (i.e. minority students. the handicapped. etc.). /\ wide vari ety of student organizations and activities are available to students. designed to affirm their individua l identities and to discourage discriminatory treat m e nt. The Universi t y has a re vise d and widel y d istributed Equal Opportunit l Provam (available for review in the Student Affairs Office). which includes special procedures to deal with equal opportunity problem s of USF students. Any student believing that University policy or the practice s of any emplo yee are unlawfully discriminatory may file a complaint in writing with the Special Assistant for Equal Opportunity in the Office of Student Affairs and ex pe ct a prompt and fair handling of the matter. La U niversidad de South Florida /es extien de una inviracion especial a l os ciudadanos de ape/lidos espanoles e n esta region


ADMISSIONS AND RELATED Admission to study at USF generally requires evidence of ability to handle academic work, capacity to think and plan creatively. and intense motivation. Students. regardless of age, who have these abilities and skills and are seriously interested in earning an education are the ones most likely to succeed in college. More specifically, as a public universit y, USF admits students who meet the formal admission requirements of the Uni versity (noted below) and who can be expected to do s ucces s ful academic work. In considering students for admission. the U niversity does not discriminateindeed, has ne ver di sc rimin ated -on th e basis of race, sex, color. creed, religion. age. o r national origin The University ma y refus e admissio n to a student whose record shows previous misconduct not in the best interest of citi ze ns of the University community. The Office of Admissions, part of the Division of University Studies, administers the a pplication and admissions p rocesses at USF. It is located on the ground floor of the Administration Building on the Tampa Campus (see map). Applying for Admission A s part of the State University System of Florida, USF utilizes the common application form required for admission to any one of the nin e state universitie s in Florida's sys tem. I f yo u are a student attending a Florida high sc hool or a junior/community college you may obtain the form at your school guidance office. Otherwise. you may write to the Office of Admissions. University of South Florida. Tampa. Florida 33620, indicating whether you will be entering as a fir st -time-in-college freshman. a transfer student (meaning you have had previous college work) or a graduate student. Application for admission to the College of Medicine should be req uested directly from the Office of Student Affairs College of Medicine, University of South Florida. Tampa. Florida 33620. Applications for admission are accepted as early as 12 months before the anticipated enrollment d a te a nd must be submitted b y the deadline stated herein (pages 4-5) Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Each applicant i s respons ible for requesting that the necessar y academic records and credentials are sent to the USF Office of Admissions directly from th e appropriate institution or agency. These documents could be: the high school records from high schools attended: college transcripts from colleges attended: G.E.D. test scores a nd high schoo l equivalency diploma from appropriate high sc hool or State Department of Education; USAF! scores from Madison. Wis consin; SAT scores from high school or Educational Testing Service. Princeton, N. J.. etc. If your credentials are not received i n time to process your application prior to registration, you may still attend the Univer s ity as a Special Student for that t e rm (see pa ge 15) and then update your application for consideration for a future term. Each application must be accompanied by a $15.00 nonrefundable fee unless yo u have previous l y e nrolled at USF as a degree seeking student and please note: You mus t enter your Social Security Number on the application form. Incomplete application forms will be returned. If you are accepted for admission and d o not enroll in the term for which you are admitted or if yo u have not been accepted because of a late application or mis sing credentials, you must notify the University in writing within 12 months, if you wish the application changed to a future date of entry. If a request for change of entry date is not re ce ived a new application a nd fee must be submitted. Opportunities for Accelerated Progress Toward Undergraduate Degrees The University of South Florida provides several options by which students ma y accelerate their progress toward completing the baccalaureate degree These options recogni ze knowledge which has been acquired prior t o or during attendance at USF and provides the opportunity to earn univer sity credit prior to admi ss ion to USF. Options which ma y b e u sed include the fol l owing: 1 Recognition of satisfactory performance on tests offered through the College Level Examination Program (see CLEP. p age 35). 2. Recogniti o n of satisfactory performance in secondary school Advanced Placement Programs of the College Entrance Examination Bo a rd (see Advanced Placement Credit Progra m page 35). 3. Dual enrollment at USF prior to graduation from High School o r a Community College (see Dual Enrollment. page 15. and USF-HCC Cross Enrollment. page 35). 4 Early admission for hi g h sc ho o l seniors (see FreshmanEarly Admission o n page 14) 5. Your Open Unive rsity (Y.O.U.) Courses by TV. See page 35) Credits ma y be earned through a combination of the above options and students should contact their college advisor for further information concerning the application of this c r edit toward their degree requirements. However, internal d evices utili z ed in the various departments for the sole purpose o f determining a student's most appropriate area, level or section placement in a program of study (suc h as auditions, portfolio review s and placement t ests) are not to b e construed as being examining mechanisms for exemption or waiver for the granting of credit. Requirements for Admission A high school diploma or its equivalent is ordinarily required for admission of beginning freshman students. as well as the fol l owing: Freshman-Graduate of Florlda Secondary School I. Overall "C'' average in high school work. 2 Minimum sco re of 300 on the Florida Twelfth Grade Test. 13 3. Appropriate recommendation from the secondary school. Freshman-Graduate of Out-of-State Secondary School I. Overall "C" average in high school work with class ra nk i ng in the upper 40 percent of the cla ss. 2 Minimum total sco re of 900 on the Sc h o l astic Aptitude


14 ADMISSIONS AND RELATED MATTERS Test (SAT) with at least 450 on the verbal portion or minimum composite standard score of 21 on the American College Test (ACT). 3. Appropriate recommendation from the secondary school. Freshman-Early Admission USF provides an early admission program for bright. highly ca pable. and mature students to enter the University as regularly enrolled students prior to high school graduation. This program i s designed to meet the educational needs of highl y qualified students. to help them realize their full potential and to support the State's commitment to "time-shortened" degree programs. /\long with the regular application form and $15.00 non-refund able application fee such students must submit a letter outlining reasons for s eeking early admission to USF and their future academic plans. as well as a recommendation for early admission from the applicant's high school guidance counselor or principal (a copy of the Early Admission Recommendation form is avail able from the high school or from th e USF Office of Admissions) and available test scores. etc. Early admission is administered by the Office of New Student Relations. Division of University Studies. in conjunction with the Admissions Office and a number of other University units. Undergraduate Transfer Undergraduate transfer requirements are as follows: I Overall average of "C" in all college level work attempted and "C' average at the last institution attended. 2. Eligible to r e-enter institution last attended. 3. A satisfactory secondary school record and admission test scores must also be submitted for any student who has attempted less than 45 quarter or 30 semester hours of work. If a student has attempted more than 45 quarter or 30 semester hours of college work. the University requires only official transcripts of the student's prior col lege work. Evaluation and decision will be made on the basi s of the student' s performance at the college level. Transfer students should also refer to the section on community college relations. page 16. Evaluation of Transferred Credits I After registration. the Admissions Office determines the total number of credits that may be transferred into USF and s pecific course evaluations will be prepared by the college of the student's major: Therefore. a transfer student should be prepared with a personal. unofficial copy of his / her transcript of all past course work to discuss advisement and placement with the appropriate academic adviser and should contact the college of his /her major soon after registration so that an official evaluation may be completed. 2. A transfer student from an accredited junior/community college may satisfy the General Distribution Requirements of the University by completing (before transfe r) the general education program prescribed by that institution. Transcripts must certify that the general education requirements have been completed and. if appropriate include graduation data. 3. A maximum of 90 quarter hours of junior college work may he transferred unless a student has completed more than 90 transferrable quarter hours at a four-year institution prior to enrolling at a junior college In this case the number of quarter hours earned at the senior institution is the maximum which may be granted at USF. 4 Credit will not be awarded for GED tests. for ROTC. or military science. 5. Service school courses will be evaluated with reference t o the recommendation of the American Council of Education when official credentials have been presented. Such recommendation. however. i s not bind ing upon the Uni versity. 6. A maximum of 45 quarter hours of ex ten s ion correspondence. military service education and College Level Examination Program (general examinations) credits can be applied toward a degree. Transient A transient student is one who is p ermitted to enroll at the University for one quarter onlr before returning to his /her parent institution. The University requires a completed application. the $15.00 non-refundable application fee and a statement from the parent institutions. indicating that applicant is in gooQ standing. Undergraduate lnterlnstltutlonal Transient Registration USF participates in this State University System program to enable students to take advantage of special resources and programs available on another SUS campus but not available at their own institutions. An interinstitiona l transient student must be recommended by his / her academic dean who will initiate a visiting arrangement with th e appropriate dean at the host institution. By concurrence and mutual agreement of the appropriate academic authorities in both institutions. the student will receive a waiver of admission requirements a nd application fee of the host instituti o n. Foreign Students Foreign students requesting an application will be sent preliminary information forms. Upon receipt of these forms. the Admissions Office will review the information provided and determine if the student meets the minimum requirements for admission to USF in his / her major field If minimum requirements are not met for admission, the applicant will be so advised by the Admissions Office and the application process terminated. If the student does meet the minimum admission requirements. the Admissions Office will forward a formal application with additional instructions and information. A complet e admission application should be received b y USF at least 6 months prior to the des ired entering date, together with the non-refundable $15.00 application fee. Submission of a formal application does not automatically guarantee admission. Priority in admissions will he g i ven to applicants whose potential indicates the greatest likelihood of success in the program requested. For all foreign students the following items are required as part of the formal application: l. Completed application. 2. A $15.00 non-refundable fee submitted with the application. 3. A letter or recommendation from the last institution attended. 4. A certificate of financial ability. All foreign applicants must furnish proof of financial resources sufficient to cover travel to and from the United States. tuition. fees. room and board. and other expenses for the full academic year. 5. Applicants whose native language i s not English are required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants are responsible for making arrangements with the Office of Educational Testing Service to take that examination and to have their sco res sent directl y from the Educational Testing Service to the Office of Admissions. Foreign applicants must request all schools attended to submit directly to the Office of Admissions. University of South Florida. transcripts of all work attempted. These must be in their native language with copies certified and translated in English. For undergraduates. transcripts must include subjects and grades


from th e first year o f secondary school to the time of applicatio n Documents submitte d will n o t be r eturned to the applicant or forwarded t o a n o ther institution. Dual Enrollment-High School Dual enrollm e nt in USF classes is open t o academic ally qualified students currently enrolled in high schoo l who a re r ec ommend e d b y their g uid a n ce counselor o r principal. (An applicant s hould secure th e Dual E n rollment Recommenda tion form for his high sc hool from th e Office of New Student Relations.) Hi g h School students see kin g dual enrollment s t a tus are preadvised b y a nd obta in the S p ec i a l Student Registrati o n form lrom th e Office of Advisi n g. Division of U niversit y Studies. Dua l e n ro llee s register as s p ecia l students and a r e admitte d t o USF classes on a space availabl e basis during th e first week of every quarter. College credits earned throu g h dual enrollme nt will b e a ppli e d toward the student's USF degree when h e is regul arly e n rolle d after high school graduation. Special Student-Non-degree To se r ve the acad e mi c need s of peopl e in its service area. the Universi t y has established th e Special Student classification lor non-degree seeki n g studen ts. S p ec i al Studen t s do not make fo rmal a pplication t o the Uni versi ty. E nrollm e nt i s b y means of a S p ec ial Student R eg istratio n Form avail able in the Office of Records and R egis t ration (second llo o r of the Administration Buildin g. Tampa Campus see map) and college a d visi n g offices. S p ecial Students may enroll o nl y during the first five days o l each quarter (see Academic Calendar for d a t es ) Course prereq uisit es must be met a nd enrollment is o n a s pace availabl e hasis. No more th a n 12 hours of c redit ea rned in this status may b e applied toward a graduate deg r ee and no more than 20 hours of credit ma y b e a ppli ed towa rd a n undergradua t e degree. !"he Special Student form must be compl e ted fo r each t e rm of e n ro llment. Form e r USF stude nt s a r e eligible o nl y if th ey have completed a nd earn ed a deg r ee in the degree program fo r which they were previousl y e n rolled. Former non-degre e seek in g s tu dents a r e eligibl e o nl y if th ey wish to remain in the n on-degree s t a tus. Graduate Students Graduate Students should r e fer to the section on "Division of Graduate Studie s. page 41. ADMISSIONS AND RELATED MATTERS 15 Readmissions (Former Students Returning) A "Former Student Returning" i s any stud e nt who has n o t been in a tt endance at the U ni v ersit y during either of the two 4ua rt e r s immediately preceding the quarter that enrollment is d esire d. Such stude nt s s h o uld sec ure a "Former Student R eturn ing Application" from. the Office of Record s a nd R egis tr atio n Early submission of th e a pplicati o n i s requested. I. Former unde r g r aduate students who have completed th eir baccal aurea t e degree. Transient stude nt s. a nd Special Students who wis h t o enter graduate study for the first time as degree seekers must file a "Gradu a te Application" pri o r t o the deadline lis t ed in thi s catal og 2. An a pplicati o n fee i s r eq uired for all stude nt s who h ave enrolled o nl y fo r Continuing Education (off campus) courses a nd fo r th ose w h o e n rolled as Speci al Stude nt s 3. All former USF students wh o have complet e d their b accalureat e d egree a nd wish to return to the U ni ve r sity to begin anoth e r undergraduate major must file an "Undergraduate Application" with th e Office of Admi s sio ns: n o fee is required. Former Student s R eturning should cons u lt th e q uarterl y Universi t y Class Schedule for any deadline and procedural c h anges. To b e eligible for readmission. a stude nt must meet th e l ollowing re4uirements: I B e i n good s tandin g a nd eligible to return t o th e Univer sity of South F l o rid a. 2. If attended another institutio n sin ce last att ending USF: a. Be in good s t anding and eligib l e to return t o the last institution attended as a d egree-see kin g student. b. Have achieved a grad e point average o f at least 2 0 o n a 4 .0 sys tem o n all college l evel academic courses attempted at institution(s) pre v iousl y a tt en d ed and also a t th e last institution attended. Stude nt s w h o have a ttended a n o th e r in s tituti o n (s) in the interim s h o uld request that o ffici a l transcri pt s of all work attempt ed a t other ins tituti o ns be se nt t o the Office of Record s and R eg i s t ration. Attention: Evaluation Clerk. Evening Courses The admiss ion requirements and achievement levels i n th e day and even in g courses a r e the same. Any stude nt accepte d t o the University may enroll in any courses o ff ere d in the eve nin g whic h are appro priate to hi s / h e r prog r a m Academic Advising for Admitted Undergraduate Students The U ni versi t y seeks to provid e all students with suffic i ent guida n ce a nd a dvice to selec t programs a nd courses b es t s uited to their personal abiliti es. educati o n a l interests. a nd career objecti ves. To achi eve this goal. a n academi c a d visi n g office is maint aine d in each of th e eig ht colle ges offering bacca l aureate degrees a nd in th e Division of U ni versi t y Studies. Any student enterin g the University with fewer than 90 quart e r hours and upper level transfer stude nt s without an academic major are initi ally assi g ned t o th e Division of U ni versity Studies lor acad e mi c a d v i sing. These students may declare a maj o r (in most instances) b y completin g a form in th e appropriate co lle ge a d v i sing office Because o f th e highl y structure d n ature of som e programs. it i s important that studen t s c heck the college sec t ion of the cat a log for advisin g or admissio n requirement s (e g .. see College of Fine Arts and Colle ge of E n gi ne eri n g). Students w h o do not wish t o decl a r e a major are advised b y the Division of U niversity Studies A student must declare a major no late r than the en d of th e junior year ( 1 35 quarter hours). Stude nt s trans ferrin g to the Univers it y with 90 qua rt e r h ours or more with a major are assig ned t o the college of that major lor a d vising It is necessary. however. that all students c h eck in with th e i r colle ges upon arrival o n campus. This can b e accompli s h e d during the Orientation Program. The purpose of the initi a l contact is to assig n a n academic adviser and t o provid e the colleg e with rou tine i n fo rm a ti o n which assists th e college in collec tin g a nd maintaining th e necessary records t o assure the stude nt 's prop e r progre ss toward educatio n a l goals. In a few cases. o nl y a limited number of students can b e admitt e d to a particular major. Studen t s planning t o enter s u ch programs s hould be aware of thi s situ a t io n and should be prepared with a lternative pl a n s of ac tion All student s a r e e ncouraged t o establis h a n a d visi n g re lat io n s hip w ith a colle ge o r th e Division of Unive r si t y Studies a nd peri od icall y vis it th e ir advisers to keep abreast of any policy. procedural. or curriculum changes which may affec t them. In fact. some colleges r e quir e a d v i se r approva l of student program s each q u a rter. To assure continuity. hi g h quality. and commo n a lit y in advisi n g (to the extent poss ible with widely varying progr a m s) the coordina t o r of advi s ing of each college a nd the Di vis i o n of Univer sity Studies. a nd representatives from th e related offices ol th e R egistrar, New Student Relati o n s. a nd Communit y Col lege R elatio n s meet p eriodically as th e U ni versity's Council on Academic Advising. This Council i s concerned with assurin g


1 6 ADMISSIONS AND RELA T ED MATTERS timely availabilit y of accurate information o n U niver s it y c ourses. programs. p rocedures and regulations to prospect ive n ew and continuing students. While the Univer s it y provides a d vis in g services to assist stu-dents with academic pl anni n g. th e r espons ibilitr for seein!( that all !(radua tion requir e m ents are m et rests 1.-ith the stude nt Course Registration for Admitted Students Course r eg istrat ion is conducted in p e rson by appointment during both the Early a nd R eg ul a r re gistration perio d s each quart er. A ppointment times and regi stratio n instructions are publi s hed in the q u a rterl y U niversit y C la ss Schedule. Students are e nc ourage d t o register early t o allow time fo r schedule adjustments b y the colleges. C hanges of class regi stratio n fo r students who register during Early R egistration can b e m a d e during th e Early or R eg ul a r Drop/ Add peri o ds. Students registering during Re gula r R egistration may make sc h edule a djustments during the Regul a r Drop/ Add period. (Deadline information is availabl e in the Academic Calen dar.) An y re gular U niversit y s t ud e nt wishing t o enroll simultaneously in evening cl asses mus t regi ster and pa y fees in the manner pres cribed for r egular stud e nt s attending campus daytime c l asses. Students wh o d o n o t register fo r class e s b y the close of the R egular R egistratio n period may register during Late Registratio n th e first wee k of classes. A $2 5 00 late r eg i stratio n fee is charged for thi s privileg e. (See the section o n fees a nd for additiona l information and the quarterly U n ivers it y Class Schedule for d a te s.) Office of Community College Relations Community /junior college stude nt s pl anning t o transfer to the Unive r sity s h o uld contact th e Offi ce of Community College Rel a tio n s (both b efo r e a nd after transfer) for s pecial assistance. The primary concern of th e Office of Communit y Colle ge Relati o n s is t o assist community /junio r college transfer stude nt s (and staff members of those colleges) t o b e tter understand th e Universi t y of South Florida: its philosophy: its programs: and its p rocedura l ope rati o ns. T his office. co n verse ly. has a responsibility for the interpretation of the community /junio r colle g es t o the Un iver s ity. I h e u ltim a t e goal of the Office of Community College Relati o n s is t o e nsure th a t th e Un iver si t y d oes everyt hin g p oss ible in assist ing transfer students to ph ase into th e U niv e r s ity "on par" with the i r counte rparts enrolled earlier a t th e University. One s ignifi cant contributio n toward thi s goal is th e annual d elive r y of the updated Community College Coun seling Manuals t o every Florida community /juni o r college. Community College Rel a tions works c l ose l y with Florida community /junior college stude nt s and s t aff. as well as with suc h USF offices as Admissions. Stud e nt Affairs. Records and R egistration. and the vario u s colleges a nd departme nt s. while se r v ing a coordinating f un c ti o n within t h e U ni versi t y b y working w ith all areas concerned. in minimizing problems o f trans fer students coming t o the U niversity. Si nce th e Statewide Articulation Agreement was first endor sed. th e Universi t y of South F lorid a has subscribe d fully t o all of the provis i o n s of thi s agreement. It is strongly rec o m mended that students transferrin g from community /junior coll eges t o the Unive r s it y of South Florida comple te their A ssocia te in A rt s degreeo r. in certain pri o r -approved a rea s. the Associ a t e in Science d egree. Special d e t ai l s fo r students who do n o t plan t o complete the associate degree requirements are available l ro m th e Office of Admissions. It is recognized th a t enrolling in college is difficult for the fr eshma n in some r espects. it is m o re difficult for the transfer stude nt. The freshm a n stude nt experiences o nl y o ne transition. u s uall y -that from hig h sc hool t o college. The college transfer s tud en t on th e o th e r hand. unlik e th e freshman. mus t relearn so m e of th e informatio n regarding ins t itutio nal regulations. grade p oin t computations. financial aid. in st ituti o n a l o rg a ni zation. etc. !"he Office of Communit y College R e l a tions s t ands ready to lend any po ss ible assista n ce in thi s important. additional period of tra nsitio n Office of Testing and Ad v anced Placement rhe Office o f Testing a nd Advanced Place m e nt serves th ree principa l functions: I Admissions and Academic T es tin!( : T es t s required fo r admissi o n t o colle ges. gradu a t e a nd p ro f essio n a l sc hools as well as many o ther spec i al tests are adminis t e r e d b y this office. Examples are the SAT ACT. G R E M edica l College and Law School Admission te s ts. 2. Tes t Deve l op m en t and Scorin!( Se r v ices Analysi s a nd advisory services a r e p rovi d e d t o ai d in construction and va lidat ion of tests u se d in classes and instruments such as surveys a nd questionnaries fo r r esea rch purposes. Tes t sco r ing and a n a l ysis b y machine (IBM 1 230) are available t o a l l faculty a nd authorized personnel. 3 C redit-Br-Examination (see p age 35): The College-Level Examinati o n Program (CLEP ) is administered through this offi ce as are other examination programs designed t o p rovide alte rn a ti ve means for students to achieve cred it. The Committee on Test ing and Advanced Placement recomm e nd s s t andards and procedures for conduct of the credit -bycxamina t ion program. Continuing Education !"he Unive r sity of South Florida o ffer s b o th c redit a nd noncredit educatio nal program s to se rv e the inse rvi ce and continuing education n eeds of a geographical a re a which encompasses Charlotte. DeSot o. H a rde e. Herna nd o. Hi ghla nd s. Hill s borou g h. Lee M a n atee. Pasco. P ine lla s. Polk. and Sarasot a Counties. Both degree a nd non-d egree see kers may part icipate in th e Unive r sity's Continuing Education credit program. Students desiring to o btain a d egree must h owever. appl y for admiss ion to the Universit y as a d egree seeking s t u d e nt (see Requirements tor Admission) a t a n earl y d a t e so that courses tak e n may be considered for i nclu sio n in a program of studies (see appropriate college p rograms). To assure quality of instructio n the Continuing Education credi t courses. for th e m os t part. a r e taught by the regular facult y of th e University. When thi s is n o t p oss ibl e o utstanding instructio n a l personnel are recruited from n e i ghboring accredited ins titutions. In addition. th e Unive r sity System Extension Library makes avail a bl e fo r each Continuing Educati o n course the latest in reference materials. The acad e mic calendar fo r courses sc heduled off-campus is esse nti ally the sa m e as for th e Unive r sity's on-campus credit program. Classes are ge nerall y scheduled o n ce a week Although som e Continuing Ed ucati o n credit courses are genera t e d b y the U niversit y itself. most originate through requests


which are initiated by individuals or interested groups. Requests for Continuing Education courses in the field of Education should be submitted to County Extension Coordinators designated by the county superintendents of schools. Requests for Continuing Education courses in all other areas should be transmitted by individuals. groups. companies. agencies. etc .. directly to the Center for Continuing Education. University of South Florida. Tampa. Florida 33620. Enrollment In Continuing Education Courses Enrollment in a Continuing Education off-campus credit course is accomplished by mail only. Enrollment forms may be obtained at a Continuing Education office. from the local County Ex tension Coordinator in county school board offices. or from the course instructor at the first class session. ADMI S S IO NS AND RELATE D M ATTER S 17 I. The enrollment form and payment of fees must be postmarked no later t han the deadline announced in the Uni versity Class Schedule. 2. On-campus students enrolling in a Continuing Education course must use the enrollment by mail procedure. 3. Fees for Continuing Education courses are assessed the same as fees for classified and unclassified students. Consult the Fees Section on page 18 for detailed information. 4. Enrollment forms for students whose fees are to be paid by school boards or state or federal grants must be forwarded in accordance with registration deadlines. Pay ment of fees or appropriate purchase orders must be enclosed with enrollment forms. 5. It is the responsibility of the individual student to ascertain t hat he or she has met the course prerequisites as published in Part I I of this Buller in. Mature Student Admission: Education for Adult s Recognizing that education is a life-long process relevant to the needs of students over 25 years of age. t h e University of South F lorida has developed programs and courses designed specifically for mature students. The University seeks to promote a better understanding of life in a changing world by means of instruction offered in a variety of wayswith and without academic credit. Programs are available for adults who wish to begin a college program. for those who are seeking to complete their interrupted college education, and for those who have earned a community college degree and now wish to earn the bachelor's degree. I n Administration Building patio addition. a wide variety of courses is offered in both the daytime a n d evening for those who wish to update a degree earned in the past or for those who are seeking to enrich their intellectual and cultural life Students who are above traditional college age ( 18-24) often have unique educational considerations that require special ser vices. One of these services is academic advising in the Division ol University Studies. There is also a pre-admission adviser for mature students in the Division of University Studies. (See page 27.)


a; FINANCIAL INFORMATION Financial information pertaining to registration fees a nd other charges. se r vices. and benefits are consolid a t ed in this sect i o n for easy r eference. All fees are subject to c hange without prior notice Resident Status-Florida and Non-Florida Board of Regents regulation 7.6. F l o r ida Student Definition. reads as follows: For th e purpose of assessing registration fees students s hall b e classified as Florida o r n on-Flo rid a. A Florida st ud e nt is a p erso n who s h all have resided and h ad his domic ile in the State o f Florida for a t leas t tw e l v e (12) months imm ed iatel y preceding th e first d ay of classes of the curre nt term. In a pplying thi s policy "student" s h all me a n a person admitted t o th e ins tituti o n I f suc h person i s a min o r it s h all me a n p a r ents. parent or legal g uardian of hi s or her person T h e word min o r s h all mean a person who has not attaine d th e age of 1 8 and whose di sa biliti es of minority ha ve not be e n removed by reason of m a rri age o r b y a court of compe t e nt jurisdiction. The wo r d "domicile" fo r fee-paying purposes s h all denote a pers o n s tru e fixed. a nd permanent h o m e a nd pl ace of hab itation. It i s th e place w h e r e h e int e nd s to remain. a nd t o which h e ex p ec t s t o r eturn when he l eaves without int ending t o es t a blis h a n ew d omicile e l sewhere. The word parent" s h all mean a minor's fath e r : o r mother: or if o n e parent h as c u s t o d y of his p e r son. th e parent having cus tody: or if th ere i s a g u a rdi a n o r lega l c u s t o dian of hi s p e r so n then suc h g uardi a n or legal custodi a n In all a ppli catio n s for admiss i o n by stude nt s as citizens of Florida. th e a pplic a nt. o r if a minor. hi s parents o r l ega l g u a rdi a n shall make and file with such application a written s t a t e m e nt under oath that s uch a ppl icant i s a bonafide cit i ze n resident. and domiciliary o f th e S t a te o f Florida en titled as s u c h to admis s i o n up o n the t e rm s a nd conditi o n s prescr ibed for ci ti ze n s resi d e nt s. a nd d o miciliari es of the S t a t e. A n o n-Fl o rid a student is a p e r so n not meeting th e requirem e nt s of Section A a b ove. A non-Florida student (or if a min or. his p a rent or parent s) after ha ving b een a resident and domicili ary of Florida for twelve ( 12) months may a ppl y for and b e granted r eclassifica tion pri o r t o th e fir s t day of cla ss e s of a n y subse qu e nt term: p rovided. h owever. that those students wh o a r e non-resident al i e n s or w h o a r e i n th e U nited S tates on a n o n immi g r ation v isa w ill not be en titl ed to reclassification. Howeve r for fee-paying purposes. Cuban n a tionals will be co n sidered as resident aliens. S uch application s h all compl y with the provisio n s above. In additi o n. the application for reclassifica ti o n mu st b e accom p a ni e d by a certified copy of a declarati o n o f int ention to es t a bli s h domicile filed with t he c lerk of the Cir cuit Court a s prov ided b y Sec tion 222. 1 7 F lorid a Statutes. U nless th e contra r y appears to the satisfac tion of th e reg i ste rin g a uthority of the institution a t w hi c h a stu d ent is register ing it s h all b e presumed that: The s p o u se of any p e rson who is classified or is eligi ble for clas s ificati o n as ins t a t e s tud e nt i s likewise entit l e d t o cla ss ifi ca tion as a n in-stat e student. A minor whose p a r e nt i s a member of the armed forces a nd s t a tioned in thi s State pursuant t o military ord ers i s entitled t o classification as a n instate student. The stude nt. whil e in continuous a tt e nd a nce. s h all n o t l ose hi s re s iden ce when his pare nt i s thereafter tra n sferred o n milit a r y o rd e rs. A member of the armed fo r ces of th e United States s t ationed in thi s S t a t e o n military orders s hall be entitled to cla ssi ficati o n as a n in-state student while on active duty in thi s State pur-s u a nt t o s uch orders. No per so n ove r the age o f 18 yea r s s hall be d eemed to h ave ga in e d residence while attending a n y educatio n a l instituti o n in thi s State as a f ull-tim e student. as such statu s is defined b y the Board of Reg e nt s. in the absence of a clear demons t ra ti o n th a t he ha s established d omicile in the S t a te Any per so n who remains in thi s State when hi s p a r ent. having theretofore b een domiciled in thi s State. rem oves from thi s S t a t e s h all b e e nt i tl ed t o classificiation as a Florida student. so l o n g as hi s a tt en d a nc e a t a sc ho o l or sc hool s in thi s State s hall be d ee m e d "continuo u s if the p e r so n claiming continuous attenda n ce has be e n e n ro lled a t a sc hool or sc hool s in this State as a full time student. as such t e rm is defined b y th e Boa rd or R ege nt s for a norm a l academic yea r in each calen d a r yea r or th e appropriate p o rti o n o r p o rti o ns of such yea r s thereof. s inc e the b eginning of the period for which continuous attendance i s claimed. S uch pers o n s need n o t attend summer sess i o n s o r o th e r s u c h intersess ion beyond the normal academic year in order to render hi s attendance "continuo u s." Appeal from a determina ti o n deny in g Florida s t atus t o any student may b e initi a ted b y the filing of a n acti o n in court in the judici a l di st rict in which th e in stitution is lo ca ted Any student granted s t a tu s as a Florida student which s tatu s i s based o n a s worn s t a tem e nt which i s fa l se s h a ll. upon a deter minati o n of s uch falsity. be s ubject to s uch di sc iplin a r y sa ncti o n s as m ay be imp ose d b y the preside nt of the univ e r s it y. which sa nctio n s ma y include perm anent ex pul s ion from th e State U niversit y Sys t em o r any l esser penalty. Special C ategories : T h e following ca t egories s hall b e trea ted as Florida r es ident s for tuiti o n puposes : Military p e r son nel of th e Uni ted State s of America o n activ e duty a nd sta tioned in Florida. i ncludin g dependent members of their immediate familie s. Veterans of th e U nit ed States of A meric a retired with twenty (20) o r more years of acti ve military service. includ i ng dependent m embers of their immediate fa milie s. who a re in Fl o rid a a t the time of retirement. or wh o move t o Florida within one yea r following retir e m en t a nd intend t o make Florida their permanent home. Full-time elementary. secondary and j unior college fac ult y members und e r curre nt t eac hin g contracts in th e S t a te of Florida. (Thi s is constru e d t o ex clud e the s pouses of s u c h faculty memb ers.) Full-time faculty a nd career empl oyees of the U ni ve r s it y System a nd m embe r s of th e ir immediate famili es. (This is construed to excl ud e the s p o u ses of students.) Fees The following fee sc hedule applies t o all University of South Florida stude nt s with th e exce pt ion of those in the Bachelor of 18 Ind ependent Studies. Adult Deg r ee Program. For informatio n o n the Adult Degree Program fees. see page 35.


All f ees ar e subject t o c hange b y a c tion of the State L eg i s lature, wi th out pri o r notice. The University will make every effort to adverti se any such changes if they occur. I. Initial Application Fee (Each application-not refundable) $15 00 2. Registration and Tuition Fee Students wh o pre regi s t er may receive a bill through the mail. However the University is not o blig a t e d to send out s uch a bill. The student is responsible for paying fees in full b y th e appropriate due d a te stated in the particular quarter's "Schedule of Classes." Failure t o do so will re s ult in the student being assesse d the $25.00 late payment fee A Fee Structure Fees a r e asses se d b y course level -not s tud ent classification. Fees, for Cre dit H o ur Co urs e l eve l R es ident Non-Res id ent U nd ergraduate L ower l eve l (001-299) $14.00 $37 .00 Upper l eve l (300-499) 15.00 47.00 Graduate (500 and ove r ) 20.00 57 00 Thesis and Dissertation 22.00 59.00 NOTE: I There i s no ceiling (maximum) o n the a m ount which a student ma y be assessed for a sing l e quarter. 2. In additio n to the above, each student who enroll s for five or more credit h ours on the Tampa Campus will have to pa y a $10.00 S tud e nt Health Fee for the quar ter. A student e nrollin g for fou r or l ess credi t h o urs ma y voluntarily pa y th e $10.00 fee which will allow th at st ud ent t o utilize the He a lth Center se r v ices. 3. Registr atio n fee pa y ment s s hould be mailed to: Di v i s ion of Finance and Accounting University of South Florida 4202 Fowler Avenue Tampa. Florid a 33620 B Off-Campus Co ur ses Stud ents taking off-campus (Co ntinuing Education) courses will be assessed the same fees as stated in "A" above except fo r the Health Fee. Continuin g Education courses are design a ted b y the "700 series" section number. The "Schedule of Classes." which i s printed each quarter, can be used as a reference for upd a ted information. 3. College of Medicine Registration Fees A Florida s tudent enrolled in the M.D. p rogra m i n the College of Medicine will pay a fee of $ 1.352.00 per yea r in in s tallm en t s of $338.00 eac h to be paid in July. Octo b er. J a nu ary a nd April. A non-Florid a st ud e nt enrolled in the M D. program in th e College of M edicine s h all p ay a fee of $3 .100 .00 per year in installments of $775.00 eac h to be paid in July, October, Janua ry, and April. 4. Late Registration Fee All students who initiate (i.e., those students who h ave not e n rolled for a n y cou r ses during Early or R eg ular Regi s tration) th e ir regi stration during the l ate re g i stra tion peri o d will be automatically assessed a $2 5 00 late re gistration fee This is separate from the late p ay ment fee. 5 Late Payment Fee All registration fees and all courses which were added during the Drop/ Add period mus t be paid in full b y the payment deadline date s pecified in the Schedule of Classes" printed each quarter. A $25.00 late pa yment fee will b e assessed agai nst all students who d o not p ay their fees in full by the s pecified date. The U niver s ity ca n only charge a maximum of $25 00 in tota l late fees for a s ingle quarter. FINANCIAL INFORMATION 19 6 Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees Students not on a n authorized deferr e d p ay ment of 'fees a nd who have n o t p ai d th eir registration fees in full b y a s pecified d a te (per "Schedule of Classes") will have their regi stration for that quarter cancelled. This means specifically that a student will receive n o c redit for any courses taken during that quarter. 7. Reinstatement Fee Rein statement of registration must b e p e titi oned to Finance a nd Accounting. I f the petit io n is approved. th e s tud e nt must p ay all r egis t ratio n fees plu s a $25.00 late fee plu s a $25.00 rein s t a tement fee. 8 Intern Certificates Students who present Intern Certificates for payment of their regi stration fees will have to pa y a $2.80 per hour charge for all credit hours tak en during the quarter. B y pa y ing thi s $2.80 per credit h our charge a nd Ji;esenting a n Intern Certificate. a student will be :i.llowedJto regis ter for an un limited number of credit hours during a single quarter. These students will not b e charged the $6.00 Student He a lth Fee. 9. 60-Day Deferment for VA Students Stude nts receiving VA benefit s who h ave a pplied in writ in g n o later than the s pecifi e d date for the 60-

20 FINANCIAL INFORMATION In the instances stated above. the refund will have a $2.80 per hour withdrawal fee deducted. 3 Canc e llations A. A student w h o at any time has his registration cancelled by the University because he was allowed to register in error is entit l ed to a full refund of his registration fees B. A student may be cancelled by the Unive r si t y w h en registration a nd tuition fees a r e not paid in full b y th e last day of the regu lar "Drop / Add" period (first week of classes) except when a deferment is granted b y t h e Un iver sity. 4 Reducti o n of C la ss Load A student m u st officia lly drop a course within the "Drop/ Add" period in order to be eligib l e for a refund. A "Reg istra t ion Refund Request" form must be compl eted and pre sen ted to the Division of Finance and Accounting befor e a ny refunds will be initiated. The refund will be the amount paid less proper charges per hour for each hour continued. 5. Late Fees Late registration fees are not refundable. 6 Refund Monies Use d to Clear U niver sity Debts D e ductions from authorized refunds will be made for unpaid accounts due the University. Check Cashing Service The University offe rs check cashing services under the following conditions: I. The U niversity will accept personal checks for accounts due the University. Each student is urged t o make his own financial arrangements through his choice of commercial banks. 2. The Un iversit y Bookst ore will cas h personal checks not exceeding $50 00. 3. A service charge of is made for each check cashed. 4 R esponsibility for the c heck rests with the final endorser. 5 The University will not cash three-party checks 6. All checks returned by the bank must be cleared within 5 d ays from th e date of notificatio n t o the student. Failure to comply will result in cancellation of the student's regis t ration. There is a $5 charge for eac h returned check Payments of Accounts Due the University C h arges against students for l oss or breakage of University equipm e nt books. fines a nd other charges will be required to be paid within thi rty (30) days of notific a t ion. Delinquent accounts may be considered sufficien t cause for cancellation of registration. University reg ulation s prohibit regi stratio n or release of transcrip t for any student whose account with the Universi t y is delinquent. Payments should be brought into the Cashier's Office. Administration Building Pay m e nt s may be mailed to Finance and Accounting. U niversit y of South Florida. Tampa. Florida 33620. Financial Aids The University of South Florida has an establishe d compr e hensive Financia l Aid Program that assists qualified U.S. students with their educational expenses Finan cia l assistance is granted on the basis of financial need, academic promise, and character. Generally speaking, academic merit determines w h ether aid is given and the financial need determines the amount. Financial assistance includes scholarships and/or grants, long-term loans, and o n-campus employment. Students with a 3.0 or above grade point average may appl y for scholarships as well as other t ypes of assis t ance. while stud ents with a grade point average below 3.0 will be considered for assistance other than scholarships. Short-term. or emergency loans a r e also available to help s tud ents in the event of a temporary unexpected short-term requirement for education a l purposes. In o rder to be considered for financial aid the student must co mpl e t e a USF financial aid applicat ion. and file eit her a Parents' Confidential Statemen t or a Student's Financial Statement wit h the College Scholarship Service These forms are avail able at the Office of Financial Aids. Priority will be given to student s who are registered full-time i.e .. 12 or more hours as a n undergraduate and 9 or more hours as a graduate. The d ea dline for applying for scholarships is February I for th e academic year beginning the following September, and the deadline for applying for other types of assistance is March I. In award ing financial assis t a n ce no student is discriminated agains t because of race. religion creed. age. sex color, national origin. or marital status. Motor Vehicles Vehicle Regulations and Fees Two-Wheeled Vehicles Students m ay use automobile s on campus. Parking facilities are provided for resident and commuter st ud ents. All automobiles used on campu s must be r egistered with th e University Police Eac h r egistran t mus t present vehicle registration certi fi cate or facsimile indicating proof of ow n e r ship or authorization to operate vehicle A booklet entit l ed "Traffic and Parking R egulations" i s made avai l a ble to the student at the time of regis t rat i on. Decals for threea nd fou r -wheeled m o tor vehicles : I. I f registered prior to or during Quarter I ...... .. $ I 0 00 2 I f regi ste red at the beginning or during Quarter II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.00 3. I f registered at the beginning or during Quarter 111 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 .00 4 I f registered at the be g innin g or during Quarter I V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 .00 5. Vehicle registration fo r any one q uarter or fraction thereof (OPS emp l oyees, temporary employees facu lt y and students) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.00 Students ma y u se two-wheeled vehicles on campus. Parking blocks racks. and designated areas in parking lots are available to park two-wheeled vehicles. All two-wheeled vehicles used on campus mus t be registered with the University Police Decal fee for motorcycles is $2. 00. Fee for bic y cles is $1.00. Bicycles need only be registered once for th e duration of use on campus.


FINANCIAL INFORMATION 21 Special Services Veterans Administration Benefits The U ni versity of South Florida is approved for the education of veterans. se rvi ce m e n and other persons e ligible for benefit s und e r th e G I bill All standard d egree programs curre ntl y offere d at USF are approved b y th e State Approval Agency. including th e BIS D eg r ee Program administered b y th e Cent e r for Continuin g Education. No n-credit courses offere d throug h the Center are app roved each time offe red o n a se l ec ti ve basis. To initiate o r renew terminated benefits. requests should be submitted to the VA Certifications section of the Office of Record s and R egistra tion. Forms are availabl e in th a t office and s h o uld b e submitt e d aft e r b eing c leared for admissio n readmis s ion. or enrollment as a Special Student. Stude nt s enrolling in th e Speci a l Student ( unclassifi ed) sta tu s s hould contact the a b ove office t o confirm requirements for b e in g certified for benefits. Earl y requests b y eligible stude nt s will b e processed for Advance Payment checks. which may b e pi c k ed up a t the school upon R eg i stratio n. but not more than 30 days prior t o th e beginning of th e term Certification may be requested fo r the entire course of study b y degree-seeking students who will b e enrolled at l eas t h a lf-tim e each quarter. To b e elig ibl e for full-time benefits. undergraduate a nd unclassified students must enroll for 1 2 hours each term. Degree seeking graduate st ud e nt s mus t e n roll fo r 8 hours t o b e eligi ble Co-op stude nt s receiving b e n efi t s for "On J o b terms must maintain full-time s t a tu s during In C lass" terms t o avoid terminatio n of ben efi ts. It is th e stude nt 's responsibility to notif y the VA Ce rtifi cations sectio n of th e Records Office of a n y change in status which affec t s their rate of b e nefits. Certific a ti o n procedures a r e published in th e US F Schedule of C l asses each quarter. Other b e n efi t s include additional amounts of Compensa ti o n and P e n s i o n which may be payable t o elig ibl e veterans and widows of veterans for children between th e ages o f 1 8 and 23. if the chi ldren are a tt ending at l east three class sess i o n s per week. The R eq u es t for Approval of School Attendance form. obtained from the VA Regional Office must be submitt ed to the school one t ime only. unl ess the student's a tt e ndance is interrupted pri o r to graduatio n T h e State of Florid a ha s provided for a 60-day deferment of reg i stration fees and tuition. available t o students eligible for b e n e fit s under chapte r s 34 and 35 of th e G I B ill. Tutorial A ss ist a n ce, n o t t o exceed $60 per m onth, up t o a maximum o f $720 i s also available to students wh o qualify. These se r v ice s must be requested through the Office of Veterans Affairs. This office a lso provides a n y other assista nc e needed by vete r a n s and o ther el i g ibl e persons. A further se r vice has been p rovi d e d by the VA b y placin g a Veterans Administration R eprese nt a t ive on campus t o se rv e as liaison for educa ti o nal assis tance problems and t o ass i s t students with other VA benefits. Social Security Benefits Full-time students between the ages o f 1 8 and 22 wh o are eligible for Social Securit y c hecks s hould notify th e ir local Social Securit y office t o reque s t enrollment certificatio n throug h t h e Tampa Social Security Office. To b e con sidered full-time at USF. student s must e nroll and remain e nroll e d fo r a minimum of 12 quarter h ours each t e rm. except summer term. It is the stud e nt 's responsibility t o notify th e Social Security Administration whe n h e or s h e ceases t o b e enrolled f ull -time. Railroad Retirement Annuity A ward The University m aintains a file of students r eceivi n g Railroad Retirement Annuity Award b e nefits. notifying th e Board w h en a stude nt ceases to be enrolled full-time. A student ceases to b e e nroll e d full-time when h e is enrolled fo r l ess than 1 2 hours as a n undergraduate and 8 hours as a gradua te. To initiate benefit s. student s h o uld cont act th e Railroad R e tir e m e nt Board. Bookstores Textbook Center Textbooks a r e located in th e Textbook Center adjacent to the Cen t ra l R eceiving Building. Every attempt is made t o h ave all required a nd recommended texts avail a ble the first day of regi stration. USF Bookstore and Campus Shop The USF Bookstore and Campus Shop. located in the U ni versi t y Cent er. se r ves th e Un iversit y community by p roviding numerous goods and services. The Art and E n g ineerin g Department contain s all course s uppli es fo r a rt engineering. and sc i ence classes. as well as many hobby a nd genera l purpose items. Oil or water b ase paint. brus h es. art p a p er. s lid e rule s. electronic calcu l a tors. graph p a p e r drafting s upplie s. di ssec tin g kits. and lab notebooks are among th e many items in thi s departme nt. The Supply Department s tock s all th e basic sc hool su ppli es and course required suppl ies necessary to fu l fill tourse notebooks. n o t ebook paper, p e ns p e ncil s. e t c. T h e R ecord and Novelty a r ea features record albums and tapes as well as collegiate clothing, imprinted mugs. g ifts. and nove lt y items The C u s tomer Service Departmen t s tocks a large assortment o f items w hich includes candy. c i ga r ettes. tobacco products. health a nd beaut y aids. This department p rovides many h e lpful services film developing. college ring o rder service. fresh flowe r gift serv i ce. magazine subsc ripti o n s at student ra t es. etc. A copy center is a l so l oca t ed in this area. The Social Expression D e p artmen t contains a complete se l ec t ion of traditio nal and contemporary g r eet ing card s and s t atio n ery. The Ge neral Book D epartment i s locat e d in th e bas ement o f th e Bo o k s t o re a nd s tocks approximately 1 3,000 different titl es. includin g the very l a te s t in fiction. n on-fictio n r efere nce. study aids. and children's b ooks. Check Cashing The Bookst o r e provides a check cashing faci lit y fo r student s. staff. and faculty. Cash limit is $50.00 Stude nt curren t fee card and picture ID or current s taff card must b e presented fo r ide ntific atio n


I S T UDENT SERVICES AND STUDENT AFFAIRS The U niversit v o f South Florida is dedicated t o the intellectual. soci al. and m o ral development s of students in o rd e r t o provide r esponsibl e l eaders who ca n work effectivel y in a d emocra tic societ y The U niversity has a concern for the t o t a l life of the stud e nt h o th in and out of th e classroom. Diversity of opinion. criticism. a n d dissent are essential in di sc harging these re s p o n s i b i lit ies. and thi s ha s be e n set forth and safeguarded in th e Board of R ege nt s p olicies (Sec. 6c Administrative Cod e of Fl orida). A s a condition for admissio n to one of the State U niversiti es of Florida. stude nt s agree to abide by th e p o l icies of th e Board of R ege nts and b y the rul es and r eg ulati o n s of the institution. The Un iver s it y ha s the right a nd r es p o n s ibilit y t o d etermine who shall h e admitted to th e institutio n: the conduct or behavio r acceptable to the in stitution: and under wh a t conditions o n e mav cont inue as a st ud e nt. Administrative due process a nd t h e right of r ev i ew in all dis ciplinary hearin gs a re prov id ed bv th e Univer sitv. Univer sitv official s a nd particularly th e Vice Presid en t for Studen t Affairs and his s taff are c h a rg e d with the r es p o n s ibilit y of interpre tin g th e p o lici es of the Board of R egen t s to students and o th e r s in the un iversity community. a nd with deve l oping p osi t ive student p e rsonn e l programs which further the int ellec tual. social. and moral development of students. Office o f St ud e nt A ffair s and U n ive r sity D ev elopment T h e Vice P resi d e nt for S tudent Affairs and Univer sity Devel o p m en t. and th e s taff member s i n th a t area o f administration. provide l ea d e r s h ip a nd pr ofess ional se r vices n ecessa r y t o m a int ai n a campus e nvironment conduc ive to l earning. F ir s t. th ey o ffer services e nablin g s tud ents t o cope effectively with factors of perso n al a nd social liv ing that a ffect academic work: academic advising. fin a n c i al a id. h ea lth ser vic e. individua l a n d group counse ling career planning. placement. cooperative education. standards of conduct and performance. due process in di sciplinary acti o n procedures fo r redress in g grievances. a nd advice a nd a ss i stance in time o f trouble. Second. they provide programs enabl i n g s tud ents to partic ipate e ff ec tiv e l y in th e corporate lif e of th e Univer sity: orientation (FOCU S). eq u a l opportunity pro g rams. residence h alls. student government. st ud e nt publications. organiLation s. activ iti es. a nd events of spe c ial in t erest. Third. thev o ffer servi ces program s. and o pp ortunities for a lu mni and friends of th e Un iver sity t o assis t the U niv ersitv in fulfillin g its goals and mission. Stan d ards a nd D is cipline Jus t as th e Universit y tri es t o maintain hig h s tandard s o f academic performa nce it s members try to support hi gh standards of individual conduct a nd huma n r e l a ti ons. R espons ibilit y for one's own conduct a nd resp ec t for th e rig ht s of others are essential conditi o n s o f acade mic a nd p e r so nal fre e d o m in the University. The Univer sity may deny admissio n o r refuse continued enrollmen t t o stude nt s whose a ctions are contrary t o the purposes of the Un iver sity. o r impair the we l fare a nd fre e doms of other memb ers of the U niversit y. Standards of perso n a l conduct are publ ish e d in a h andbook p rovi ded t o students a t th e b eg inn ing of each term. Disciplinary procedures follo w e d when a studen t fai l s t o exerci se hi s respon-22 s ibilit y adequat el y o r commit s some offense again s t Unive r s it y s t a nd a rd s. local. s t a te or federal law provide th e safeguards of due process c ustomaril y enjoye d b y American c iti ze ns. These include a written descriptio n o f the offense. p articipation in dis cussion of the m atter a nd presentation of information in one's own beh a lf. the right to seek counsel in o ne 's o wn best interes t. and the ri g ht o f appeal. These procedures are also described in the h andbook. Self-disciplin e and se n s itivit y t o the rights a nd interests of o th ers are the principal e lements of Un iv ersi t v di scipline. Stud en t s are e ntitl ed to seek advice o n any matte r of judgment. conduct o r huma n r e lati o n s that may concern them. and to p a r ti c ipate in the development o f standards o f conduct suppo rtin g their inte r es t in th e purposes of the University. M a n y students have as ked fo r a dvice o n standard s of dress and personal appearance. Campu s dress is ex p ec t e d t o be appropriate t o th e act ivity in which the individual i s e ngaged S tudent G o v ernment All r eg ul arly enrolled student s are voting m embers of the Student Government o f the University of South F lorida. They e l ect th e college council s. th e Student Government office r s. a nd the stud e nt represent ativ es t o the U niversit y Senate. Student Government i s a n agency representing student interests in plans. programs. policies a nd procedures at the U niversit y. and securing stude nt r epresentation in U niver sity governan ce. The Student Government office also h elps students deal wit h special problems in areas s u c h as off-campus h ousing. ve teran s se r vices. a nd r e ferra l for l egal ass istance. G rievanc e Pro cedure I n order to assure t o stude nt s th e right to r edress of grievances. th e Office o f Student Affairs i s r es p o nsibl e fo r a grieva nce proce dure. A n y stude nt may fil e a question. complaint. or s tatem e nt of grievance. in th e Offic e of Student Affa ir s. in person or in writi n g ;\ course o f action or other a n swer will h e g i ve n b y a member of the staff of the Office of Student Affairs. within the we e k Stude nt s who d o n o t wish t o ide nti fy the m se l ves o r t o provide local addresses will find the r e pl v publis h e d in t h e earli es t p oss ibl e editio n of The Orac le. St. Pe t e r s bur g C ampu s A Stude nt Affairs office i s also m aintained a t the St. P etersburg campus. For i nformation abo ut the services a nd programs provid ed for th ese students. see page 87. F inancial A id s The s tud en t financial aids program at the University of South Fl o rida i s a part of th e Student Affairs program. For detaile d information a b o ut financial ai d s see page 20 S tudent Health Serv ice Compre hen s ive health care is provided th ro u g h the U niver sity Student He a lth Service for all students wh o ha ve paid the H ea lth Fee. The H ea lth Cent e r i s locat e d o n the fourth floor of the Un iver sity Center building.


A 14-hcd infirmary i s availahl e for stude nt s with i l lne sses precluding class attendance. A walk-i n clinic a nd medical laborator y are maintaine d for outpatient treatment. University phys i c ian s have office hours b y appointment. Monday through Friday. Registere d nurses are o n duty 24 hours a day seven days a w ee k in th e Health Center and emergency care i s availabl e continuously. including nights and weekends. Counseling Center for Human Development The Counseling Center for Human D eve l orment. located i n th e Andros C lassroom Bui lding. rrovid cs services fo r stude nt s desiring rrofessional a ss i stance in th e areas of reading-study skills. vocati o n a l guidance. personal coun seling. rsvchiatric consultation tuto ring. Probatio n and Parole a nd Vocational R e h a bilitation. T h ese se rvice s are available t o a ss ist stude nt s in evaluating and remedying problems w hich interfere with effi c ient learning and satisfyin g particiration in campus life. The Career Counseling and Guidance S e r vice h eirs student s d evelop r e ali s tic career goals through t est in g. coun se lin g. u se o f curr e nt career information. knowledge of t he disarpearing joh market. and t h e exploratio n of al t e rn a ti ve educatio n a l and or career goals and th e mean s of reaching them. Emrhasis i s rlaced on developing s kill s fo r solvin g educatio n a l and car ee r rroblems in order t o m a k e wise caree r decisions. A Career Information Lihrar y i s maintaine d for student u se. Professional rsychologists from the Personal Counseling Service of th e Person a l Resource Center will also a ss i st student s in Career Guidance. particularl y those who mav prese nt identitv. motivational. and o ther r e l a t ed personal p ro blems. T h e R eading-Study Skills Service provides diagnosis and evaluation of r eading s kill s and study hahits. Two aprroach es a r e o ffered : (I) credit class ro o m courses a r e offer e d which include ext e nsive instruction and practic e in word attack. vocabula ry. and comprehension s kills: (2) a n Independe nt Study credit course i s available with the emphasis on the unique individual n ee d Reading-Study Skills Laboratory Service is avail able for all s tu dents enrolle d in either the classroom or independent studv sec ti o n s. Reg ular regi s tration procedures will b e fol l o wed for of the above courses. Visual sc r eening i s also availabl e. The Counseling Servic e is represented by d i ffer ent profes s ional di sci plin es. including cli nical p syc h o logi s ts coun se lin g rsycholog i s t s. and social workers. The profession a l staff members assi s t students directly with emotio n al. p e rsonal. and I o r career rro bl e m s o n an individual and o r group b asis. I n addition. thi s s t a ff will train and su p e r v i se stude nt paraprofession a l s (mental h ealth w o rkers including drug r e habilitation leaders) and p ee r hehavior manage r s (academic and interpersonal). Student s desiring srecial assistance in the ir cour ses. in order t o qua lif y th e m in ba s ic subjec ts pre limin a r y to purs uit of an academic major. may apply t o th e Counselin g Center for Human D eve lopment fo r tutoring T utoring o n a f ee basis can a l so b e arranged in various courses. Fees charged b y the tutors are se t according t o standard rates es tablished b y th e Counseling Center for Human D eve l opment s t aff. Special paraprofessi o n a l non-fee tuto rial services are also available. P sy chi atric Services a id the student wh e n m edication. hospitalizatio n or psychi a tri c evaluatio n is needed. Eva luations b y the Coun se lin g or Psych ia tri c Service in conjunction with administrative deci s i o n s of Student Affairs. Housin g and Food Services. a cademic colleges or d e partment s. and individual fac ult y will b e rende r e d only a t the request of the student and with a writt e n "Release for Recommendation" s igned b y th e student. S eve n student paraprofessional programs operate under th e supervi sio n and training of Coun se lin g Center professionals. Thes e programs. which a r e staffed b y volunteer st ud ents under the l ea dership of part time paid exp erie nced and qualified gradua t e and u ndergraduate students. include Helpline. Drug Rap Cadre B ehavior M odification. Career Guidance. Black P ee r Managers. Center Specialists. and t e s t anxiet y reduction. Vocatio n al Rehabilitation i s a State of Florida se r v i ce locate d in t he Counseling Center t o faci litate th e U n ive rsit y s tu d e nt 's utilization of a id available. STUDENT SERVICES AND STUDENT AFFAIRS 23 Parole and Probatio n i s a n o ther State se rvi ce which rro\'ides coun se lin g and su r e r \'is i o n for th e student s in\'(1lved. Application for a n v of these services of th e Counse lin g Cent e r mav b e made h v anv stude nt at anv tim e and a s often as desired.Center s taff .limitations wil l restr.ict servicing of new arrlication s t o emer gencies during reak r e r iods. Division of Cooperative Education & Placement One of th e recognize d goal s of a college educatio n is to maximi ze ca reer satisfaction a nd U niv e r sitv of South F lorida has d e di cated itse lf to th e purrose of assisting. stude nt s and alumni i n real izing their career o hjecti ve. U ndergraduate students a r e encouraged to participate in th e CEP and g raduating students and alumni are urged t o take a d vantage o f th e Placement Servi ce. Cooperative Education Program The program is o p e n t o majors in most discipli n es offered a t th e U ni ve r sitv. The program's o b jective i s a b a lanced education whe r e occupatio na l experi e nc e i s a n integral r a rt o f formal educatio n. and theory is blend e d w ith practice. The ultimate o bj ectives of th e rrogram are t o provid e re levance in the educational process. di r ec ti o n in career p lannin g. and hringing hus in ess and industry and governmental agenci es close to the educationa l rrogram of t h e U ni ve r s it y and ha ve the graduates absorbed into rerman cn t cmrloy m e nt of th e l eading employers. M a n y t y p es of organi za t io n s have .ioined th e U ni ve rsit v as cooperati ve emrloye rs. A stude nt must have a minimum of 24 quarter h ours of academic work completed with a grade point average o f 2.0 or h el ter before being assigned t o an emplover. T ra nsfer students mus t meet minimum r equireme n ts in addition t o completing 1 2 USF quarter hours. All U ni ve r s it y of S outh Fl o rida cooperat iv e programs are approximatel y four years in length except in th e field o f e n gineerin g. which i s approximatel v a five-vear rrogram. The U n iversity will assi g n students t o training programs re levant to th e ir educational and profess i o nal goals. Usual l y stude nt s a re firs t rlaced o n assignments w h e r e th ey can l ea rn th e fundamentals. They may then ad, ; a n ce in th e t y p e of assignme nt from training period to training peri od. Cooperative Education stude nt s mav t a k e course work during each training p erio d This may be regular course taken b y clas s attendance. b y ind e p endent study o r c red i t b y exami nation at th e U ni versi t y of South Florida or any o ther accredite d college or uni vers it y. a course b y home study o r correspondence. or a s p ecial r ro bl e m s course in an area appropriate t o the stu dent's major int e re s ts. Stude nt s w h o fail t o report for a training p erio d aft e r s ignin g a n agreement or who fail t o keep their agreement to r emain with an employer to th e e nd of a given training assi gnment. may b e droppe d from the program. Graduating Students And Alumnl Each year represe nt atives from bus ines s and industry. educatio n a l sys tems. and governmental agencie s throughout th e Unite d States will conduct on-campu s recruiting int e r views for graduating students. In addition. employers will l i s t career employm e nt vacan cies t h ro u g h out the year a nd reques t r eferrals of qualified candidates. Graduating s tudents should register with th e office earl y in their graduating year to insu r e t h e es t a blishment of their place m ent credentials. T h ese services a r e available to alumni desiring career relocatio ns. T h e Career Libra r y provides th e student with mate rials o n voca tional gui d ance. career opportunities. and employe rs In addition. information on graduat e sc hool s i s maintaine d Housing The housing program of the Universit y i s part of the tota l educational pl a n Functiona l pleasa nt liv in g condition s contribute t o


24 STUDENT SERVICES AND STUDENT AFFA IRS a student's scholarship. habits. and a ttitudes. The residence hall program emphasi zes attractive surroundings. opportunity for group activity. self-government. and counseling services of p ro fessional p eo ple. Provis ion of adequate livin g conditions is a resp o n s ibilit y s h a r e d b y students. p a r e nt s. and the University. Regularly e n ro lled students a r e e ligible to live in University reside n ce halls An application for a room in University re s id e n ce halls is se nt with th e Officia l Acceptance notification. Housing assignments arc made without di scrimination as t o race color. or national ori gin. Residence Halls Accommodations fo r students a r e ava ilable in th e Uni versity's modern residence halls Residen ces are completel y airconditioncd and provide for the living educational. social. and p e rsonal n eeds of students. I n ge neral. rooms a r e furnished with b e d s. dressers. mirrors. d es ks. lamps. dra pes. and c h a irs. In each livin g unit. composed of bet wee n 40 a nd 50 students. a Resid e nt Assistant i s avail a bl e t o a ss i s t s tud e n ts. A Resident In structor for each h all is available fo r per so nal and academic co u nse l in g. The U niver sity's re sidence halls are grouped in units called complexes. The first completed compl ex --Argos-includes three residence hall s grouped around Argos Center. which serves as th e liv in g a nd dining rooms of these halls. I n addition t o th e lounges and cafeteria. Argos Center has a re c re atio n room and conference rooms. The students re s idin g in these hall s l ive i n s tud y-slee pin g rooms. A n outdoor swimming pool in thi s complex i s al so available for student u se. Andros Complex co n s i sting of nine residence h alls p rovides a different t y p e of living arra ng ement for stude nts. Suites arc des igned t o accommodate eig ht students tw o stude nt s sharin g a b e droom. four students sharing a study room. and eight students sharing a bath. I n addition. each living unit ha s its own l o unge Andros Ce nt e r is also considered the livin g and dining rooms o f th e s tud ents residing in this complex a nd has most o f the same f aci litie s as th e A rgos Center. An outdoor swimming pool in t his complex i s also available for stude nt u se Off-Campus Housing The Student Governmen t office located in the University Center maintains a lis t of off-campus hous ing. Listin gs a r e acce pted onl y from h o us e h o lders and landlo rd s th a t do not di scriminate because of r ace. color. o r national o rigin R en t al a rr a ngement s may b es t b e m ade aft e r perso n a l in spection of facil iti es and confe r e n ce with the householder before th e Unive rsit y opens. Fall quarter arra n gements may be made during the summer. Food Service A varie t y of foo d plans are offe red through a food se r v i ce contractor. Several s m all dining rooms may be reserved b y committee s o r spec ial groups wishing to take their trays to a pri va t e plac e for lunch eo n or dinner m eetings. U ni vers it y Center The University Center see k s t o facilitate another dimensio n of the educational ex peri e n ce b y prov idin g a n e n vironment for in for mal association outs id e the classroom It prov ide s facilities. services. and programs t o enhance the social. cultural. and r ec r eational lif e of th e Un iver sity. The information service d es k se r ves as the coordinating center fo r the numerous and varied se r vices and activiti es of th e U niver s it y Cent e r and out-of-class stude nt l ife. It i s here that stude nt o r ga ni zatio n s schedule facilities a nd r eq uest services for th e ir various activities. The master schedule of all student acti v iti es i s maintained at this location. Many o f the U niv e rsity center facilitie s a n d services provide fo r person a l and social n ee ds. The U ni ve rsit y Center has som e fourteen meeting and conference rooms t o be used b y student o rg a n iza ti ons. a nd provide s fac iliti es for the vario u s services offered through the Office of Student Organizations and the Studen t Organization S e r vice Center. F o r social activitie s a ball room is also l o c a t e d o n th e second flo or. The first floor of th e U n ive rsit y Center has four social lounges for r elaxation. as well as a g all e r y l ounge t o exhibit student art work Other facilitie s on thi s floor are a t e l ev isi o n l ounge. cafeteria a nd coffee shop. a campus s t o re. and student government o ffi ces. Student h ea lth se r vic es occupy the fourth floor o f the University Center. T h e ba sement l eve l of the U niversitv Center i s t h e r ec reati o nal area. To b e found here are billi a rd tables. table tennis tabl es. table soccer games as well as a table game room equippe d with card s a nd a variety of table games. The crafts area has b ee n expanded to include a large ceramics facility as well as leath e r work. copper enameling. macrame. candlemaking. and numerous other small crafts. P hotograp hy labs are also locat ed in this are a of th e U niversit y Center. Food Serv ice s. the Book Store. and Health Services operations arc coordinated through th e ir r espective universit v administrative areas. while th e other faciliti es and se r vices are coordinated h y th e Universitv Cent e r Director's office The U nive r sity Cent e r Program Office provides various acti v i t i es for th e campus community b y present ing social. cultural. educational and recreational programs. The Program Offic e also ass i s t s s tud e nt organirntions and othe r groups interes t ed in programming with t echnica l a nd referral a d vising. A pro g r a m team of students works along with professional program staff t o produce slappy hours. coffeehouses. art fes tival s. son g fes t s stree t dances. photo contest s. interdisciplinary speaker programs. student a rt ex h ibi t s. films a n d th e lik e. The stude nt programmers provide opportunities for as m a n y students and o r ganizatio n s as p ossi ble to bec ome involved in all a reas of program presentation. The U .C. Program Office contributes t o the achie vement of t he educational goal s of the U ni ver sity b y providing an area where students can become involved. d evelop new programming ideas and h e l p faci litate traditionally well-received eve nts. These o u t -of-class act iv i ties benefi t and e n hance th e US F students' academic experience. Appl i catio ns for paid student positio n s a r e accepted any t ime during office hours. Interv iew s are held when vacancie s occur. All stude nt s a r e e n couraged t o volunteer their time a nd idea s t o improv e and create campus programs. Interes ted stud e n t s who wis h to be invo l ved are invited to come to t h e Uni versity Center Program Office C lub s and Other Organizations Students h ave formed clubs. organ i zations. and councils in almos t eve r y field of interest. Ne w groups are bei n g formed and will continue t o develop. Groups presentl y organized cover t he most frequentl y d esi red kinds of activities. Dance Music and Drama Clubs The excellent program in t h e Fine Arts and the faci l itie s o f the Fine Art sHumanities Build ing and the Theatre and t h e Theatre Centre have attracted students to various studen t interest groups. Bay Players wel comes students int e re s t e d in theatre. Student s are also welcome t o join such academic units as the Univer s i t y Orchestra. the Un i versity Concert B and. a nd the University Community C h o ru s a nd Theatre USF and Ex perimental Thea tre Cultural Events M a n y of t oday s outs t anding visual a nd performing a rti s t s a r e brought t o th e U ni ve r sity o f South Florida campus each yea r The Artist Series prov id es unus u a l opportunities for hearing th e be s t music performed. The Exhibition Series prov ide s unusua l opportunities t o view many varied and s i gnificant exhibitions annually in th e U niversit y s three galleries. These and other programs conduc ted b y th e Fl o rid a Center for the Arts significantly contribute t o the educatio n of students and the general vita lit y or th e campus.


In addit ion. t he Division of Fine Arts arranges a full schedule of concerts. plays. lectures. films. and workshops which feature student s. faculty and visi t ing artists. The events are presented both during the day and in the evening. Many are free of charge. Most events are open to the general public. The University publishes a Calendar of Events which is a vailable upon reques t to the Coordinator of Events. Florida Center for the Arts. USF. Fraternities and Sororities There are currently 16 national fraternities and 11 national sororities functioning on campus. They carry out a program of social. education. service. and recreational activities for their members. Membership is open to any student. by invitation only. Their programs are coordinated through the lnterfraternity Council and t h e Panhellic Council with the advice of faculty and staff members. T h e sororities are: Alpha Delta Pi. Alpha Epsilon Phi. Alpha Kappa Alpha. Chi Omega. Delta Delta Delta. Delta Gamma. Delta Sigma Theta. Delta Zeta. Kappa Alpha Theta. Kappa Delta. and Zeta Phi Beta. The fraternit ies are: Alpha Phi Alp h a. Alpha Tau Omega. De l ta Tau Delta. Kappa Alpha Psi. Kappa Sigma. Lambda Chi Alpha. Omega Psi Phi. Phi Delta Theta. Phi Gamma Delta. Pi Kappa Alpha. Pi Kappa Phi. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Sigma Nu. Sigma Phi Epsilo n Tau Epsilon Phi. Tau Kappa Epsilon. and P h i Bet a Sigma I n t eres t Group. Religious Organizations The University has encouraged student religious organizations to develop associations and centers. Denominations have built centers in a reserved area on campus. The Episcopal Center was dedicated in the fall of 1962 and the Baptist Center in the spring of 1 964. The Chapel followed in 1966. (This center is an ecumenical campus ministry of the fo llowing denominations: United Methodist. Presbyterian. and United Church of Christ). The Roman Catholic Center joined the others in the fall of 1967. in an adjacent location. STUDENT SERVICES AND STUDEN T AFFAIRS 2 5 Student religious organizations active on campus include : Bah a'i Club. Baptis t Campus Ministry. Campus Crusade for Christ. Catholic Student Union (Newman Club). Christian Science O rganization. Episcopal-Canterbury Club. Jewish Stu dent Union. The Navigators. Student Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lutheran Student Organi zation. The Chapel. and the Way. Service and Honorary There are many organizations devoted to serving the Univer sity and the Tampa Bay Area. These Service Organizations are: A lpha P h i Omega, CAUSE. Circle K. Ethos. Gamma Sigma Sigma. and Tape Bank Service. Membership to Honorary Organizations is usually b y invita tion. Honorary Organizations at USF are: Beta Gamma Sigma. Gamma Theta U p silon. Kappa Delta Pi. Lambda Alpha. Mortar Board. Omicron Delta Kappa. Phi Kappa Phi. Pi Mu Epsilon. P h i Sigma. Tau Beta Pi. Themis. Phi Alpha Theta. Sigma Tau Delta. and Sigma Xi. Professional Fraternities Many profession-oriented groups exist at USF. These include : American Society of Personnel Administration. Phi Chi Theta (management). Delta Sigma Pi (business). Phi Beta Lambda (business). Phi Mu Alp h a (music). Pi Sigma Epsilon (mar keting) Psi Chi ( psychol ogy). Sigma A lpha Eta (Speech Pa thology and Audiology). Sigma Alp h a Iota (music). and Pi Sigma Alpha (government). Special Interest Organizations Students have organized and continue to organize clubs and organizations covering a broad range of interests. I ncluded are those oriented to academic majors. departments. and colleges: groups providi ng programs. information. and governmental experi ence: and associations of students with a common interest in a specific recreational, technical, ideological. or other area of special concern. Complete information is available at the Office of Student Organizations. University Library


26 STUDENT SERVICES AND STUDENT AFFAIRS Recreational Sports The U ni ve rsit y of South Florida provides a variety of ph ys ic a l and recr eatio nal activities de s igned to meet the n ee d s and i ntere s t s of students. B e lie v ing th a t a so und and complete education includ es a proper bal a nce of work a nd study with physical activit y. the U niversit y program includes Intramural Spo rt s competition. Sports C lub s. and o ther recreational ac ti v ities in addition to ba s i c instructional programs in physic a l educa ti o n T h e activities represent a broa d se lecti o n of sports ranging from th ose of a hig hl y competitive nature t o th ose of a noncompetitive t y pe and include individual. dual. te a m and aquatic s p o rts. Through participatio n students. facul ty. a nd staff will incr ease ph ysical fitness augment leisure tim e skills. and develop a wholesome attitude toward physi ca l acti vity. The Intramural Sports P.rogram emphasizes activities that are especially s uited to the Fl o rid a climat e. Competiti o n i s sc heduled in s uch individual sports as swimming. t e nnis. track. go lf. cross country table t ennis. b owli ng. b i lliard s. h andball. p addleball. wrestling. a nd archery. as well as the team sports of t o uch football. ba s ketb all. volley ball and softball. Competition i s sc hedul e d through fraternal socie tie s. residence halls. and ind e p e nd e nt divisions T ea m awards are presente d The Sports Club Program includes groups of students. faculty a nd staff who ha ve a s peci a l interest in a particular s ports ac ti vity. They a re organized for th e purpose o f increasing s kills an d augm e nt i n g knowledge th ro u gh a continuing in-se r vice training a nd compe titive program Eac h s ports club i s assis t e d b y th e coordinator of s port s clubs in th e se lecti o n of a facu lt y adviso r and th e initia l organi za ti o n of the club is governed b y U niv e r s it y r egulatio ns. Students with special sport s a bilit ies or int eres t s are encouraged t o make th e m known so that when s uffici e nt n ee d a nd interest warrant. n ew s p o rt s c lub s m ay be formed. Prese nt clubs i nclude : bic ycle. bowlin g. fencing. gymnas tics judo. karate. lacro sse rugb y. sai ling. socce r s p o rt s car. s p o rt s parachute. sync hr o ni ze d swim ming. wat e r s kiin g. weight lifting wrestling a nd yoga. The S pecial Events Program is gea r ed t o provide the U ni versity communit y with a variety o f informal recrea tional acti vities. Some of the a c tivities are: open t ourname nt s. tri p s to spec i al a thletic events s pla s h parties picnics. camping boating. coed Swimming pool, Argos Center activities. and other s p ecia l project activities related to the development of campus recreation. Intercollegiate Athletics T h e University of South Florida fields intercollegiate teams in baseball. basketball. go lf. soccer. swimming. a nd tennis. The Un i ve rsit y is a member of th e Na tional Colle g iate Athletic Assoc i a ti o n and competes in the Univers it yI level of competition. Sch edules arc arranged to include quality competition which renects the high standards of the University. W o m en's athletic s a re e ncouraged. The U niversit y of South Florida is a l so a member of th e Association of Interc olleg iate Athletics for Women a nd compet es in quali t y competition in the followin g s p o rts: Golf. Basketball. Swimming. Softball. Tennis. a nd Volleyball. Sc h edules in all competition are arranged with regio nall y a nd nationally ra nk ed teams. Student Publications The Universi t y has e ncouraged a program of campus communica tion throug h severa l publications. T he se publi cations a r e a ll Uni ve r sity in a pproach and coverage. T h ey a r e s t affe d b y s tudents under th e general supervision of the Office of Student Publications. A 5-column tabloid campus newspaper. The Oracle, i s published four times weekly. Tuesdays through Friday. during Quarters I. 11. a nd 111. and twice weekly. Tuesday and Thurs d ay. during Quarter IV. Containin g 1 2 to 16 pa ges in each issue. it provides p rofessional experi e n ce for th ose studen t s interested in journalism. Any student interested in workin g o n the newspaper in a n y capacity i s not only en c o u rage d but u rged to participa te. Omnibus. a quarterly magazine. is published during Quarters I. II and 111 as a supplement to The O r acle. Omn ibus I is a t a bloid m agazi n e cont aini n g general interest features and photos produced by students. Omnibus II (The South Florida Review) i s a lite ra r y magazine cont aini n g prose. poetry. photography a nd artwork contributed b y st ud e nt s and other members of th e Uni versity community. Omnibus Ill provides a pictorial review of campus activi ti es and eve nt s during the academic year. Int e r es t ed stude nt s a r e invited to appl y for s taff p osi tions on any campu s publication as well as make contributions to the quarterly magazine. Development and Alumni The purposes of the Universi t y's De velopment/ Alumni Office are as follows: I To identif y priva t e re sources t o e n sure excel len ce a nd th e conti nu e d expa n sion a nd d evelopment of selec t e d new prog r a m s at USF for which State resources a r e either not avai labl e or not available in qua ntiti es to m ee t program objectives. 2 To identif y and effective l y relate to th e U niver s it y's vario u s advancement constituencies (Alumni. Parents. Presiden t' s Coun cil. Friends of the Library. Unive r sity C ircl e. a nd Athletic Boos t ers) through the maintenance of a quality communication program. a varie t y of soc i a l / cultural even t s involvement in programs a nd functions on th e camp. use s a nd a varie t y of fund-raising activities.


STUDENT SERVICES AND STUDENT AFFAIRS 27 Division of University Studies The Division of Un iver sity Studies cont a in s th e offices of New Student R e lat io n s. Admissions. a nd Academic Advising. The Di v i s i o n is r es p o nsible for assisting USF stude nt s a t the point o f initial contact in th e community. during the process of admission at th e undergraduate or graduate l e v e l s. and until a choice of academic maj o r i s made. As a n administra tive "home" fo r the USF undergraduate stud en t who has not yet d ec lared a n academic major. the Di vis i o n i s a facility where th e student re ceives th e information. services. a nd counsel necessary for effective d ecis i on-making in regard to his o r h e r academic and professiona l future. It i s through the offices of this Division th at high schoo l stude nt s see k early admission. effect dua l enrollme nt between hi g h sc hool s a nd community colleges and the U ni ve r sity. and r ece i ve academic a dvi sement until such tim e as th ey have c h osen a major. The Division prov ides in formatio n and s pecial se rvice s for minority stude nt s and those w h o are above the traditiona l college age. R e f e rral s t o o ther stude nt service units are freely made as th e Divisi o n seeks t o insure that all US F undergraduate students will progress toward graduatio n with optimal use of th e ir tim e. int e r es t s. a bilitie s. and th e resources of the U niversit y. Office of Academic Advising The centralized academic advi s in g offi ce of th e Di visio n of U ni ve r sity S tudies i s primaril y concerned with the assistance of n ew l o wer l eve l stude nt s a nd students who have n o t se lect e d an acad e mic major. The offi ce also se rv es as an i niti a l point o f contact for pros p ective students who are unfamiliar with th e University structure and who n ee d acad e mic information about thi s in stitution. Since th e deci s i o n about a major a ffects m a ny aspects of a student's pr ese nt and future life. th e advisers in the Division maintain clo s e liaison with other areas so they will b e b ette r equipped to us e informatio n from them in r elation to the function of academic adv i sing. Some of th ese resources are the college a d v ising offices the Counselin g Center fo r Human Development. the Di v i s i o n of Cooperative Education and Placement. and Financial Aids. The a d v isin g offi ce houses a Special Services Program which is concerned with the implicit as well as th e explicit need s of minority students. This program's re spons ibilit y i s t o help th ese students ge t whatever assi stance they ne ed in addition to their academic a d v i se m e nt. This office i s a l so responsibl e for c hecking requirements for th e Associat e o f Arts Certifi ca t es. Office of New Student Relations The Offic e of New Student R e lati o n s assists pros p ective st ud e nt s. high sc hool guidance counselors. parents. a nd th e gene ral publi c in securing informatio n about the Un i versity of South Florida and its prog rams. Members of th e New Stude nt R e lation s s taff represen t USF a t high school and college Career Education Pro grams throughout th e State of Fl o r ida. S p ecia l programs are initiated t o mee t the needs and interests of p rospective students. Among the se activitie s are presentations a n d preparatio n of printed inform ation relevant t o high school st ud e n ts. mature s tud e nt s. and minority studen ts: seminars for high school counselors: a nd campu s Visitation Days for prospective s tudents. These programs fr equently r eprese nt a cooperative effo rt wit h other University di v i s i o ns public school sys tems. and communitv col l eges in th e local area. In v itations from sc hool s. civic organ i7a tions. a nd youth groups for informatio n and presentatio n s a b o ut th e U ni ve rsit y of South Florida are we lcom ed. This office also serves as an initial p oi nt of co nta c t for prospective stude nt s wh o are un familiar with th e Universitv a nd who are see king general information about a n y asp ec t of the institution. Services include pre-admiss ion counseling fo r high sch0ol students. minority group members. and mature. non traditional college age indi v idu a l s. Ne w Stude nt R e l ations. in conjunction w ith th e Admiss i o n s Office and other U ni versity units. administers the Earl y Admis s i o n Dual Enrollment. New Stude nt Orientation a nd FOCUS: YO U AND USF progra ms. New Student Orientation Program At the b eginning o f each quarter. pri o r t o th e b eg innin g o f classes. all n e w full-time und ergradua t e stude nts are exp ec t e d t o parti c ip a t e in the orientatio n program o f th e Universi ty. No rm allv a o ne-day prog ram. orientatio n is designed to h e lp n ew st udents becom e acquainted with Unive r sity and includes academic a d v isin g Students cleared fo r Qua rter I (September) admission are urge d t o particip a te in FOCUS: YOU AND USF. a s p ecial summ e r o rient atio nea rl y regi stratio n program in lieu of orien t ation prior t o the beginn i n g of classes. Office of Veterans Affairs An Office of Veterans Affairs is maintained on both the Tampa and St. Petersburg c ampuses. This Office directs the University's PAVE program. which stands for Programs to Advance Vet e r ans Education. All veterans. veteran dependents. a nd active-duty personnel can utili ze the services of the Office Highlights of the PAVE program include veterans pre-admissions counseling. and veterans b e nefits advising. The VA Certi fica ti o n section of the Regi strar's Office processes enrollment certifications to the Veterans Administration. Additionally. a VA Representativ e is on campus t o provide VA benefit assistance and solve VA payment and certification problems. Florida state law provides for a 60-

ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES s::; ;:a PROGRAMS AND SERVICES The Offic e of Records & Registration. a department of th e Registrar 's Office. maintains the official academic records for all students and course registrations for currently enrolled s tudents. Students a r e encouraged to contact the Offi ce of Records a nd Regi stratio n about general questi o ns concerning Academic Polici es a nd Procedures o r a n inquiry con cerning their current registr atio n o r academic rec o rd Note: Each student must be aware of th e U niversit y's Academic Policie s and Procedures in so far as they affect h im or her General Academic Regulations and Information Quarter S y stem The U ni ve rsit y of South Florida operates o n a Quarter sys tem with the academic year runn ing from September through August. Qua rt ers b egi n in September. Januar y March. and June o n th e dates indi ca t ed o n pp 4 -5. Academic Load The maximum load for an undergraduate stude nt is 18 hours unless approval is r eceived from th e D ean of th e s tud ent's college o r an auth orized representative. Students classified as undecided mus t r eceive approva l of the Director of the Divisi o n of Univer sity Studies. The minimum load for a student to be con s i dered academically full-tim e is 12 hours for a n undergraduate and 8 hours for a graduate student. Availabilit y of Courses The U niv e r sity does not commit i t self to o ffer all the courses. programs and maj ors lis ted in this catalog unl ess there is s uffi cient demand to justify th em. Some courses. for example. m ay be offere d o nl y in a l t e rn a te quarters o r yea r s. or eve n l ess frequently if there is little d emand. Adds After a s tud e nt ha s completed his registratio n on the date assigned t o him. he may add courses until the "Add" d ea dline as specified in the academic calendar. Add Forms ma y be pi c k e d up a nd turned in a t th e College offering the cour se. Drops A s tudent ma y drop a course o r courses b y any of the following p raced u res: I R egular Regi st rati o n S tudents may drop courses at or later th a n their appointment time as published in the U ni versi ty C lass Sc h edule b y completing a drop form and o btain i ng college approval. Studen t s are en t it l ed t o a full refund of fees for courses dropp ed during t hi s ti m e. No e ntr y of the courses will appear o n any r eco r ds. 2. Firs t week of classes B y completing a n d turning in a drop for m at the college offe r ing the course. T h ese drops a r e trea ted the sa me as drops proce sse d at regular re gis tratio n 3. After the first week of classes and b y the en d of the sixth week -Students should turn in a drop form a t t h e college offe rin g t h e course. Students wh o drop after th e first week of classes mus t pa y r eg i s tration fees for those cour ses. Their record will reflect a "W" g rad e for the 28 dropped course(s). NOTE: Courses dropped after the six week deadline will result in an automatic "F' grade. Auditing Privilege During r egular r egistration a student may audit a course b y marking the box for "Audit" o n t he regi stration form. An y other time h e must obtain written approval on the audi t form from the instructor of the course a nd section in which he wis he s t o enroll. Audit forms ma y be obtained from the Office of Reco rd s & Regi s tration. The completed form must b e submitted to the Office of R eco rd s & R egistra ti o n or the college office b y th e las t day t o add courses. Fees a r e charged a t th e sa m e rate as credit courses. Cancellation Before First Class Day Students may cancel their registration by notifying the Office of R ecor d s & R egistratio n pri o r t o th e fir st d ay of c l asses. I f fees h ave a l ready be e n p ai d the stude nt will receive a full refund o f fees. Withdrawal A student may withdraw from th e Universi t y without pen a lt y for th e first six weeks of a n y term b y submitting a compl eted Withdrawal for m t o th e Office of Records & R egistration. Afte r that date. grades of "F" will automatically b e ass igned for all course work. Students who withdraw during the add period as s tated in the academic ca lendar may receive a full refund of fees. No refund is allo w e d after thi s period exce pt for s p ecifie d reasons. See Refund of F ees" under Financial Information for complete details. An y s tudent who withdraws a second time within four con sec uti ve quarters of attendance mus t receive approva l of t h e coordinator of Ad visi n g from his college before he is allowed t o re-enter the U n iversity. Transcript Information Transcripts of a s tud ent's USF academic record may be requested b y th e student through the Office of Record s & R egistra ti o n A s tud ent's academi c record can only b e released upon authorizati o n of the student. Students requesting transcripts may do so in p e r son o r by writing to the Office of Record s & Registration. Includ e in th e r eq u es t full name. social securi t y number. and date of birth and indicate name and address to whom th e tran sc ript i s to be se nt. If grad es for the current term are ne e d e d clearl y indi ca t e that the transcript request is to be h eld fo r grad es. No cha r ge is m a d e fo r t r anscrip t s


ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAMS AND SE RVICES 29 Grades Scholarship Requirements, and Review Procedures The University is interested in each student making reasonable progress towards his or her educational goals and will ai d each student through guidance and faculty advising. To make students awar e of their academic progress. the Universi t y has e nacted a system of grading a nd policies of Academic Warning and Disqualification which indica te s wheth e r or not a student i s showin g s uffi c i e nt progress toward s meeting degree requirements. Notations of Grades. Academic Warning. and Disqualification are post ed t o the student's permanent record. When a student is disqualified from the U ni versi t y. not eligi ble to r e -enroll. it may be in his or her best interest to re-evaluate hi s ed ucation a l goals with an academic adviser in his college. I f the student 's poor academic performance has resulted from extenuating circumstances or if after a period of time the student feels h e o r she has gained adequate maturity and motivation. h e may petition the Academic Regulati o n s Committee for readmission. See "Acad emic Regul a ti o n s Committee" for information on petitioning. Grading System A studen t 's measure of academic achievement is recorded on hi s permanent record based on the following grad ing sys tem: A -Superior performance B Excellent performance C -Average performance D B e low average performance. but passing F -Failure S -Satisfactory U -Unsatisfactory W -Withdrawal from course without pen a lt y H H onors ( M edical students o nly) I Incompl ete N -Audit Grade Point Average The U ni versity has a four-point system of grading used in computing grad e point averages (A=4 grade points. B=3. C=2, D= I. F=O.) The grade point average is computed by dividing the total number of quality points b y the t o tal h ours attempted at t h e U ni vers it y of South Flor i d a. The t o t al quality points are figured b y multiplying the number of credit s assig ned to each course b y the qualit y p o int va lue of the grade give n Grades of S. U. I. a nd grad es which are followed b y a n "R" (indicating a repeat) a r e subtracted from th e t o t al hours a tt empted. S/U Grade System No-optio n Co urses. Certain courses have been des .ignated as S / U courses. The "S" and "U" grades a r e used t o indicate th e student's final grade. These S / U courses are identified each quarter in the U ni versity C l ass Sch edule. No grading system option is available t o students o r facu lt y in th ese courses. Option Cou r ses. Any undergraduate course may be taken o n an S / U bas i s by a student under the followin g conditions and re strictions: I Required cour ses in the major may not b e taken o n an S / U b asis. 2. Specifically designated required courses i n th e Di stributi o n Requirements of the student's college may not b e t a k e n on an S / U basi s 3 All elective courses for the major and all e lective courses in th e Distribution Requirements. a nd all other free elec t ive courses may b e taken on a n S / U b asis except where: a. The certifying colle ge restricts the numbe r of courses which may be taken o n a n S / U b asis in any one or all of the above a reas or r estric t s the total number of S / U courses which can be accepted for all of th e above areas. b The certifying college specifies that certain courses may not be taken on an S / U basis c. The instructor of a course r efuses to allow the course t o b e taken on a n S / U b asis. Mechanism for Assig nin g S / U Grades. The method by whic h a student recei ves an "S" or "U" grade in an option course will consist of the followi ng: 1 A written agreement signed by both instructor and stud en t s h all be filed with s uch offices as may b e designated by th e Colle ge. The college shall set the deadline (no later th a n th e la s t day of classes for the term) for the student to decide if he wishes t o take the course on an S i U basi s 2 The instructor s h all assign final letter grades A B. C. D. F or I. but will transmit to the Registrar S or U co n sis t e nt with th e following: a. Letter grades A. B. or C. shall be equivalent to a letter grade of "S". b. Letter grades D or F s h all be equiva lent to a letter grad e of "U". "I" Grading Policy An " grad e may be used for an auth orized failure to meet th e requirements of a course. An I grade may be awarded to a n unde rgraduate student only. however. when a small portion of the stude nt 's work i s incomplete and onl y w h e n th e student is o therwi se earnin g a p ass ing grade. Un til removed. the I is n o t computed in the grade point average for ei ther undergraduate or gradua t e students. The time limit fo r removing th e I" i s to b e se t b y the instructor of the course. Normally t hi s would be b y th e end of the quarte r followi n g the o ne in which the grade i s give n ; for undergraduate students thi s time limit may n o t exceed three quarters and/ o r t ime of graduation whichever comes first. I" grades n o t removed b y t h e en d of the time limitati o n will revert to grades of "U" o r "F". w hi c h eve r i s appropriate. Students do n o t re-register for courses in which they are onl y completing previous course require ments to c h a n ge a n "!" grade. Forgiveness Policy A student may repeat a course and h ave only his latest grade computed int o hi s g rade p o int average. However. this is not an aut o m atic process. The student must complete a Repeat Cou rse Waiver" form in the Office of Rec o rd s & Registration for each repea t ed course and adhere t o th e followi n g re strictio ns: I. T h e Policy appli es eve n if th e l a t est grade is lower than th e first. 2. A student may repeat a n y course once. In ord e r to r e peat a cours e more than once. th e student must rec eive prior approval fro m the dean o f his college o r th e Di rect o r of th e Divi s i o n of University Studi es. if appropriate. 3. The p olicy i s applicable t o undergraduate students only. Once a baccalaureate degree is earned. a student may not repeat a n undergraduate course a nd receive a waiver. 4 In cases where the course prefix. number, hour s or t itle a r e different. the student mus t receive approva l from the college dean verifying eq u ivalence of the course. 5 The r epeat course must be taken under th e standard grading system (A, B C, D & F). 6 All grades will remain o n the transcript. The origin a l course grade will b e annotated with a n "R" to i ndicat e th a t the course has subsequen tly been repeated and the ori gina l grade is not computed in the grade point average. Academic Warning Status and Disqualification An undergraduate student who falls bel ow: 1.500 and th e quarter h o ur s att empted at l ess than 45; or 1 .700 and the quarter h o ur s attempted a r e be t ween 4 5 and 89;


30 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAMS AND SERVICES will be placed on Academic WarninK. All students o n Academic Warnin,; who do not raise their cumulative Grade Point Average equal to or ahove the average in either of the ahove (whichever is appropriate) within the next term enrolled will b e placed on Final Acade111ic Warnin,;. Should the student's Grade Point Average fall helo11 2.000 11hile his quaner hours a11empred are more rhan 89. he will be placed on Final Academic Warnin1r A student on Final Academic WarninK must earn at least a 2.000 average the next quarter he i s enrolled. Failure to do so will disqualify the student from continued attendance at the University. I f a student withdraws while on Final Academic Warning. he i s automatically disqualified and must petition and secure approval of the Academic Regulations Committee for re-entry A student who fails to have a 2.000 cumularive Grade Poinr A veraKe after a//emprinK I 35 quarrer hours is auromaricallr dis qualifi ed. A disqualified student must petition and secure approval of the Academic Regulations Committee before readmission. This rule overrides all o rhers A disqualified student seeking to gain readmission must apply to the Academic Regulations Committee through the Office of Records & Registration. Any student who is readmitted to the University directly fol lowing Disqualification will be placed immediately on a Final Academic WarninK srarus. A student who attends another college or unive rsity during this intervening period will be classified as a transfer student and readmission will be based o n the total record accumulated from all colleges and universities attended. Graduate students should refer to the section on G raduat e Studies for discussion of minimum academic standards. Class Standing A student's class is determined by th e number of credits he has earned without r e l ation to his grade point average. 0 Special Unc l assified Non-

ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAM AND SERVICES 31 an adversary one. and allows th e parties inv o lved to p articipate. An Academic Grievance Committee. composed of an equal number of facult y a nd student members. exists i n each college (except the College of Medicine. which has established a separate procedure) for the genera l purpose of considering student academic grievances and making recomme nd ations ba se d on th ese considerations t o th e dean of the college i n which the a lleged grievance occurred. Student Violations or Offenses Involving Alleged Academic Dishonesty Violati o n s of academic cod es cheating a nd plagiari s m will be handle d initiall y b y the instructor who will discuss the incident with the student. I f the i n struc t o r decid e s that further action 1 s warra nt e d h e will inform th e stude nt of th e acti o n th a t he i s rec ommending to hi s department chairpe r so n a nd th e d ea n The instructor will file a confidential s tat e m e nt and recommendatio n through the d e p artme nt chairpe rson a nd with th e dean of th e college r es p o n s ibl e for th e course. a nd will provide the s tud e nt with a copy of th a t s t a t e m e nt. The student. if di ssa ti s fied with th e in structor's recommendation. m a y ask for a me e t i n g w ith th e instruc tor. th e d e p artme nt chairpe r so n. and th e dean indicating his version of the incident. The final disposition of all cases o f acad e mic dish o n es t y r es t s with th e dean of the college responsibl e for the course. In reach ing a decision. th e d ea n may accept the instructor's r ecommendation o r if n o t sa tisfi e d after reviewing th e stateme nt o f th e in struc t o r and th e stude nt. ma y r eques t me etings with th e student. instructor. and department chairpe r so n individually or jointly. The dean ma y a lso appoint a student-facult y committee for advice prior t o r e nderin g a decision in the case. The st ud e nt may a lso r eques t of th e dean that such a n a d v isor y panel he formed. If th e i ss u e remains o p e n at th e e nd o f the quart er. th e instructor is to give the student a n I grade in the course until all i ss ue s are resolved. Once th e d ea n h as made a d ec i s i o n o n th e case. th e student's right of appea l i s t o th e Vice Preside nt for Academic Affairs General Distribution Requirements A wide di stribution of academic areas s h o uld b e a p a rt o f a formal univer s it y educatio n For that rea so n th e following di s tributio n require m en t s must b e sa tisfied ove r the four-year period b y th e compl e ti o n of 60 h ours with at least eig ht h o urs in each of these five a re as: Area 1English Co mposition Freshman English Area 11Fine Arts and Humanities American Studies. Art. D a nc e. English (excluding Freshman English "Engli s h as a Second Language. a nd "Developmental Reading"). Ancient Studies. Humanities. Hi s t o r y o f Ideas. Any foreign language. Musi c Philosoph y (excluding "Logic" ) Religion. S p eec h. Theatre Area Ill-Mathematics and Quantitative Methods "Econ o mi c Statistics. Computer Science Ser vice Courses. Mathema tic s "Logic. "Social Science Statistics" Area IVNatural Sciences Astronomy. Biology. B o tany. C hemi st r y Geol ogy. Microbio l ogy. Natural Science s Introduction t o Oceanograph y.'' Ph ysics. Ph y s ical Sci e nc e. Zoology Area VSocial and Behavioral Sciences Afro-American Studies. Aging Studies Anthropology. C riminal Jus tice "Cont empo r a r y Economic Proble m s." "Educational P syc h o logy." Geograph y. Hi s t o ry. Politi ca l Scie n ce P syc hol ogy. Sociol ogy. Social Sciences (excluding "Soci al Science Statistics") W omen's Studies Acce pt a bl e in the t o t a l of 60 quarter hour s hut not p a rt of any of th e five areas: Senior Seminara ge n e r a l e l ective o p e n t o Sophomores. Junio r s a nd Seniors: The T eacher in a World of W o rk : a nd Use of th e Lihrarv. Since each colleg e ma y recommend spec ific courses for th e sa ti sfactio n of each are a. student s s hould consult th e di stributio n requirements as lis t e d in each college s ectio n of the catal og. All standard trans fer t A.A. d eg r ee holders (from instate or out-of-s t a te accredited instituti o n s ) will b e considered as having m e t our General Distribut ion R equireme nt s a nd 90 quarter h ours o f work will b e t ra n sfe rred T h e dete rm i n a ti o n of the prerequisites for a given academic program will remain the prerogative of th e college in whi c h the s tud e nt i s maj o ring. Courses require d for a stude nt 's major program will n o t b e count ed in the t o tal of 60 hours a lth o u g h areas of th e gene r a l di stributio n r equire m e nt s may h e waived where approrria te. No more than 1 2 hour s in a sin g l e d e p artme nt may b e counted toward di stribution r equire ment s for any a r ea. A s tud e nt may appeal t o th e Coordinator of Advising in his or her college for exce pti o n s t o these cour ses prior t o r eg i stration in s uch courses. A s tud e nt mu s t c h ec k with hi s / h e r college t o b e sure he / s he is m ee ting general di stribution requi rem e nt s and s p ec i a l certificati o n o r acc r e dit ation require m en t s where appropriate. ColleK e of EnKinee rin K is unable to ac cept thes e cours e s a s a pan of itJ engineerinK accredited pro1tra m ** Maiur Proxrarn a. Specializatio n : Those cou r ses required to Ki\'e th e s tudn11 academic co n c entra t i o n and baccalaureate iden t ifi catio n su c h a s A 1 athematics. A c c o unting. Psy c h o l o gr. etc. h SupportinK or R ela red: The s e c o urses may he p r ereq ui sites t o the specializa ti on cou r s es o r they may suppo rt specialized cou r se s hy giving preparation or breadth to the ar e a of specializatio n These cours es are o/ien r eferred t o a s college or program c u r e cou r ses. c. Pro/(ram Electives : These are usuallr a hroad band o f co ur s e s o ffered hr th e colle!(e o f/erin!( the ma; o r t o f urth e r e nri c h th e s tu d e nt in 1he }!.e n e ral a cademic fi'e /d of the maj or. +As in th e Flo rida Stat eidde Agreement V o te: t : du catio n majo r s mus t tak e cour s e s in at l e a s t tu o d(f(erent d e partmentJ under Area s II and V Hamilton Center, Sarasota Campus


32 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAM AND SERVICES Freshman English Requirement in Freshman Year All first-tim e-i n-college stude nt s are required to take Freshman English in accordance with the following conditions: I First-time enrolle d students (a) who do not intend to take th e CLEP Freshman English Test or (b) w h o have be e n notified of failing CLEP prior t o registration and who d o not intend to attempt the examination a second time. must take ENG IOI the first quarter. ENG 102 th e second quarte r and ENG 1 03 th e third quarter of their fre shman year. I f o n e o f the courses i s fai l ed. that course mus t be repeated th e very next quarter and the remainin g courses attempted in imme di a tel y subsequent quarters. 2. First-time enrolle d students (a) who ha ve not taken CLEP prior to their arrival on campus or (b) who have fai l ed but wis h to repeat the test. mus t a tt empt CLEP during their first quarter on campus. During this quart e r they s hould not enroll in ENG 101. If the examination is failed or n o t attempted during th e student' s first quarter. h e must take ENG IOI during his second quarter and ENG 102 a nd 103 in the immediately su bsequent quarters until th e total requirement is fulfilled. In t hi s case. h e will complete the sequence b y the first quarter of his sophomore yea r These policies do not apply t o first-time enrolled students who can m ee t the freshman English requirement with credit transferred from another institution. Credit by Examination A student who feels he has a lr ea d y acquired the hasic content of a course o n his approved schedule s hould inquire about creditby-examination. Some exams are offered through the College L evel Examination Program (CLEP) and others may be offered w ithin departments. Interested students should obtain additional information from their advisers or the Office of Testing and Advanced Placement. Graduation Requirements-Baccalaureate Degree University Requirements Whil e each college se t s s p ec ific r equirements for graduation. the ba s i c Un i ve rsit y requirements must be met b y every stude nt upon whom a degree is conferred. T h ese basic requirement s specify t hat a st udent obtain at least 180 quarter hours of credit with at least a "C' average for all University of South Florida courses attempted in order t o b e eligible for graduation. At least 60 of hi s quarter hours mus t be for uppe r division level work (courses numbe red 300 or above). In additio n to s p ecific r equirement s of their major and College. candida t es for Graduation must also satisfy the Universi t y General Di stribution Requirement s and be recommende d for graduation by th e dean of the college granting th e degree. Major Fields of Study T h e Un i versity of South Florida offers curricul a leading to th e baccalaureate degree in the following fields The degree i s indi cated in parenthesis after each college: the major code. aft e r each major. College of Arts and Letters: (B.A.) American Studie s (AMS) Anthropology-Linguistics (ANL) Classics (CLS) Classics and Foreign Language (CLM) English (ENG) English-Linguistics (ENL) Foreign Language-Linguistics (FLL) Foreign Languages (combination) (FOL) French (FRE) German (GER) Humanities (HUM) Italian (!TA) Liberal Studies (ALA) Mass Communications (COM) Philosophy (PHI ) Religious Studies (REL) Ancient Studies (ANC) Russ ian (RUS) Spanish (SPA) Speech Communication (SPE) Speech Communication-English (ENS) Speech Communication-Theatre Arts (STA) College of Business Administration: (B.A.) Accounting (ACC) Economics (ECN) Finance (FIN) Management (MAN) Marketing (MKT) College of Education: (B.A.) Art Educatio n (EDA) Botany Education (BOE) Bu s ine ss and Office Education (VBU) Chemistry Educatio n (CHE) C lassic s and Ancient Studies Education (CLE) Distributive Education (VOE) Elementary-Early Childhood (EEC) E lementary Education (EDE) English Education (ENE) Exce pti onal C hild Education Emotionally Di sturbe d (EM DJ Mental Retardation (M RD) Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) Foreign Language Education (FOE) Health Education (HEN) Humanities Education (HUE) Industrial-Tech nical Education (Y IT) Library-Audiovisual Education (ED L) Ma ss Communications-English Education ( M CE) Mathematics Education (MAE) Music Education (EDM) Phys ical Education (EDP) Phys ic s Education (PHE) Science Education (SCE) Social Science Education (SSE) Speech Communication-En glish Education (SEE) Zoology Education (ZOE) College of Engineering: Engineering (EGU) (8. S.E .) Engineering Science (EGC) (B.S.E.S ) Engineering Technology (ETK) (B.E.T.) College of Fine Arts: {B.A.) Art (ART) Dance (DAN)


ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, PROGRAMS AND S ERVICE S 3 3 Music (MUS) Theatre Arts (TAR) College of Natural Sciences: (B A., B.S.) Astronomy (AST) Biology (BIO) Hotany (BOT) Chemistry-B. A (CHM) Chemistry -B.S. (CHS) Clinical Chemis try (CHC) Geology (G LY) Mathematics (MTH) M e dical Technology (MET) Microbiology (MIC) Natural Sciences Interdisciplinary ( I NS) Physics-B A (PHY) Ph y sics-B.S. ( PHS) Zoology (ZOO) College of Nursing : (B S ) Nursing (NUR) College of Social and Behavloral Sciences: (B.A.) Afro-American Studies (AFA) Anthropology (ANT) Criminal Justice (CJP) Economics ( ECN) Geography (G PY) History ( HTY) International Studies (INT) P o litical Science (POL) Psychology (PSY) Social Science Interdisciplinary (SSI) Sociology (SOC) S tudents' C hoice of C atalog In order to graduate from the University of Sout h Florida. each student must meet all of the graduation requirements specified in the USF catalog of his / her choice. The student may choose any USF catalog published during his /her continuous enrollment. Students who have transferred from one Florida public institution to another are affected by the following Board of Regents policy: "Graduation requiremen ts in effect at the receiving SUS institution at the time a student enrolls at a Florida public institution of higher learning shall apply to that student in the same manner that graduation requirements apply to its native students provided the student has had continuous enrollment as defined in the SUS institution's catalog." A t t he University of Sou t h Florida, cont i nuous enrollment is defined as completing a minimum of two terms per year at USF. inclusive of receipt of grades for courses. through time of graduation. Therefore. students cannot choose a USF catalog published prior to or during an academic year in which they did not complete at least two terms. Each ca talog is considered to be publish ed during the academic year printed on the title page. I f t h e student cannot meet all of the graduation requirement s specified in the catalog of his /her choice due to decisions and changes by the University in policy matters. course offerings. etc., appropriate substitutions will be determined by the chairman of the department or program of the student's major. University policies are subject t o change and apply to all students regardless of their choice of catalog. If the studen t's graduation requirements are affected by changes in University policies, appropriate arrangements will be made to preclude penalization of the student. Repeat Course Work The hours for a course which has been repeated may be counted only once toward the minimum 180 quarter hours of credit required for graduation. Two Degrees Two degrees of the same rank, e.g .. B.A. and B S .. will not be conferred upon the same individual unless the second degree represents at least 45 credits of additional work wi t h the necessary requirements of the college awarding the degree and the residency requirement. Second Baccalaureate Degree (first received at another institution) Students already graduated from accredited four-year institutions who apply for admission to work toward a nother undergraduate degree must meet t h e University's regular graduation require men ts. A minimum of 4 5 q uarter hours m u st be earned in on-campus courses to a p ply toward his degree and the student must meet the requirements of the college awarding the degree and the residency requirement. B.A. Degree for Medical and Dental Students Students w h o a r e adm itted to a medical or dental school after compl eting t heir junior year at USF may be awarded the B.A. degree in Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences from the College of Natural Sciences (See College of Natural Sciences on page 77 ) Academic Residence Candidates mus t be recommended for graduation by the dean of the college granting their degree and must have completed at lea s t 45 hours of the last 90 hours of their undergraduate credit in on-<:ampus courses. The approval of the dean of the college granting their degree must be secured for any transfer credits offered for any part of these last 90 hours. Exceptions to the above ru l es are students who are enrolled at other universities on approved exchange programs. Coopera tive Ed ucation students enrolled in other institutions (prior approval having been secured from their USF advisers ) while on their training periods. and students taking correspondence w o rk from the University of Florida. Candidates a t t h e g r a duate l evel should refer to the re s idenc y requirements on page 41. Application for Graduation To be con sidered for graduation. a student must submit an "Application for Degree" to the Office of Records & Registration within the firs t 15 class days of the term in which he expects to gradu ate. The a p plicatio n form is availabl e in the Office of Records & Regis tration. (Inquiries regarding approval or denial should be made to the colleges.) A student applying for a second undergraduate major must do so wit h in t he same deadl ine set for applying for a degree Double U ndergraduate Major Students may elec t t o graduate wit h two majors. I n that event. they must apply independently to each college and be assigned an adviser in each discipline The student must meet all requirements of each major separately and must be certified for gradua t ion by the appropriate dean(s). Second U ndergraduate Major Once a student receives a specific undergraduate degree (e g .. B.A., B.S.) at the University of South Florida. he / she cannot


34 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES receive a second identical degree. However. the student may appl y to work for a second major through the Admissions Office. (Exceptions to this rule are students who had been accepted for a "Double Undergraduate Major" but graduated with only one major.) A student may not work on a second undergraduate major if h e / she ha s been accepted into a graduate program. After acceptance b y the appropriate college and proof of completion. the student's "permanent academic record" will be posted accordin gly. Commencement Commencement ceremonies at USF are held once a year in June. following th e end of the Spring quarter. All students who have graduated the previous Summer. Fall. and Winter quarters and candidates for degrees for the Spring quarter are eligible to participate. Information for those eligible will be mailed to them during the Spring quarter. If information has not been received by early May. the student should contact the Office of Records & Registration. Undergraduate students who anticipate graduating the subsequent Summer quarter may participate but must contact the Office of Records & Regi stration for information. Honors at Graduation The policy of Honors at Graduation is in the process of revision. For details. please communicate with the Registrar's Office. Graduation Requirements-Graduate Programs For complete discussion of graduate programs and academic policies and procedures. students should refer to the section on "Division of Graduate Studies." Certification Requirements-Associate of Arts Upon the student's successful completion of the minimum requirements for the Associate of Arts. an appropriate certificate will be presented. To receive the Associate of Arts. a student must complet e 90 quarter hours of University credit: the la st 30 hours must be completed in residence at the University of South Florida: the minimum grade point average must be 2.0 based on work attempted at USF: and the General Distribution requirements of the University must be sati sfied. Physical Education credits do not count toward the A.A. Certificate Application for the Associate of Arts certificate is obtained from the Office of Records & Registration prior to the application deadline. The certification must be awarded prior to the student's accumulation of 135 credit hours. Detailed instructions t o determine the student's eligibility to r e ceive the A.A. certificate are included with the application form. The awarding of the Associate of Arts certificate does not alter the calcu lation of th e grade point average. Certification for the A.A. in no way affects what the individual colleges required for the completion of the major for a bachelor's degree. Limited Access Student Records The following student records are open for inspection onl y by the student. or parents of dependent students as defined by the Int ernal Revenue Service. and such members of the professional staff of the institution as have responsibility for working with the student or with the student's records. I. Student Health and Medical Records 2. Student Disciplinary Records 3. Records of Student Personal Non-Academic Counseling 4. Required Student Financial Income Records 5. Student Permanent Academic Records (from which transcripts are made) 6. Student Placement Records Except as required for use b y the president in the discharge of his official responsibilities, the custodians of limited access records may release information from such records only upon authorization, in writing, from the student, or upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction. Release of Student Information ---------. Pursuant to requirements of the Famil y Educational Rights and Privacy Act (the "Buckley Amendment"). the following types of information. designated by law as "direc tory information." may be released via official media of the University of South F lorida (accordin g to USF policy): Student name. address. telephone listin g. date and place of birth. major field of study. participation in offi cially recognized activities a nd sports. weight and height of members of athletic teams. dates of attendance. degrees and award s r ece i ved. and the most recent previous educational agency or institution attended. The Universit.v Directory, published annually by the Un i versity. contains only the following information. however: Student name. local and permanent address. telephone listing. classification. and major field of study. The Director .1-. and other listings of "directory information" are circulated in the course of Universi t y business and. therefore. are accessible to members of the public. as well as to other students and members of the faculty and staff. NOTE: General release of the aforementioned types of "directory information" i s accomplished pursuant to USF policy. USF polic y prohibits use of such information for commerical purposes. Students must inform the USF Office of Records and Registration. in 11ritin!( (on forms availabl e for that purpose). if th ey refuse t o permit th e University to re lease "directory information" about them without specific prior consent. Notifica tion to the University of refusal to permit the re l ease of "directory information" will result in the University's refusing to releas e anr of this information to anrone except as prov ided by law. Such a decision may result in a student's name not appearing in lists of honor students. candidat es for graduation. athl etic programs. news re l eases and th e like. Therefore. students are encouraged to give this matter careful consideration before making the decision. Once made. the decision will remain in effect forever-or until notification is received by the Office of Records and Registration. in 11 ritin!(, to the contrary. Notification to the University of refusal to permit release of "directory information" via the Universitr Directorr must b e received b y Friday. October 3. 1975


ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 35 Special Academic Programs USF-HCC Cross Enrollment Some undergraduate students may find it advantageous to cross enroll at Hillsborough Community College and the University of South Florida. Procedures have been developed to permit USF students to r eg ister on th e USF campus for HCC courses. The USF student's advisor mus t approve HCC courses as being appropriate for hi s academic program. While th e grade point average earned at HCC will not transfer to USF. credit for th e courses taken will apply toward graduati on. Those wishing to cross enroll at USF and HCC should contact th eir adviser for supplemental information. HCC students may also cross enroll at USF under similar procedures and should contact their H C C adv iser s for additional information. Bachelor of Independent Studies External Degree Program The Bachelor of Independent Studies (BIS) Program i s an adult oriented. external d eg ree program for individual s whose lif e s t y l es preclude attendance at regular classes. The BIS stude nt proceed s at his o wn pace. and for the most part. in his own se tting. The exception is the seminars which require p eriodic. s h o rt-t e rm residence. The curriculum consists of int e rd isciplinarv studies whic h arc divided into four areas: th e Humanities. Natural Sci e nc es. Social Sciences and Inter-area Studies. The student approaches th e .f ir 1 1 rhree areas or .muhvia guided independent study and a seminar. Directed reading or independent study r equirements represent long term in volve m e nt as compared with th e short term duration of a seminar. The first three study areas are in free s t anding order. The student is encouraged to start in his area of strength. Studying in absentia and usually on a part time basi s. the student engaged in independent study relates with a facult y adviser who furnishes directions regarding reading assignments. methods of reporting. and other study projects. The student demonstrates that he ha s attained the level of proficiency required for completion of ind ependent study i'1 a particular area through the satisfactory completio n of an area compre h ensive examina tion The exam may be taken on or off campus. When certified as eligible for a seminar. the student i s in vite d t o attend a three week seminar in conjunction with each of the first three study areas (Humanities Natural Sciences. and Social Sciences). Seminar residence requirements. in other words add up to a total of nine weeks of periodic re s idence on t h e USF campus. Each seminar represents a period of intensive residential l earning under the direction of a team of facult y members. The Jourh area or srudr. or inter-area s tudies. r epresents an opportunity to integrate the various in sig hts gained from th e fir s t three s tud y areas. Fourth area study i s essentially a thesisoriented experience. Applicants mus t qualify for admiss ion to the U niver s it y of South Florida and for admission to the External Degree Pro gram. The USF Directo r of Admissions rule s on th e admiss ion of an applicant to the University. The BIS Committ ee rul es on admi ssion of an applicant to the BIS Program. Fees for the BIS Degree Program are as follows: Application Fee ........ Pre-Enrollment Procedures ............... I st Study Area Independent Study ......... Seminar ......... 2nd Study Are a .$ 15.00 60.00 300.00 300.00 Independent Study . . . . . . . . . . . 300.00 Seminar . . . . . 300.00 3rd Study Are a Independent Study Seminar ........ 300.00 300.00 Fourth or Inter-area Studies TOTAL* 650.00 2.525 00 Pleas e no re rhar rhe fees lisred do n o r include such addiri o nal expenses as books. rravel and livinx expenses durinK seminars. Students may not transfer credits into or out of the BIS Program. Program policy d oes provide for recoxniri o n or prior learninx which may have been achieve d through formal s tud y leisure time reading. life or work experience. or a combination of these. More specificall y applicants who can demonstrate sufficient competence may waive up to a maximum o f two areas of guided independent study. Applications for waiver arc processed following completion of th e pre-enrollment procedures. Those who take an area comprehensive exam for wai ver will he a ssesse d a fee of $75.00. Applicants who have s ufficient competence in some but not all of th e di s cipline s in a studv area receive advanced placement or an abbreviated readi ng program based on the individual's background and needs. The concept o f advanced placement i s implemented b y the study area adviser following the student's enrollment. The BIS Program is academically responsibl e to th e Vice Pres ident for Academic Affairs through the l:llS Committee. Brochures are available on request. For further information. write: Director. BIS Program. University o f South Florida. Tampa. Florida 33620. Your Open University (Y.O.U.) Y O. U i s a University program b y which indi v idual s. regardles s o f prev ious educational background. can earn credit through th e u s e of television radio. and other educational media in their own h o me. This innovative method for learning is design e d to bring the maximum convenience to stude nt s and provide learning opportunitie s for those unable to attend the University under normal circumstances. Y.O.U. courses are broadcast over W USF(FM)-TV in the late afternoons and even ings. Each lesso n is r e peated. Mos t cable tele v ision sy s t e m s in this area carry Y O .U. programs. Y.O.U. credit courses are consid e red the same as other courses offered o n campus and fee s are the same. Course offerings are publish e d quarterly. For further information. interested persons s h o uld contact the Y.O .U. administrativ e office of the Unive rsity. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) The University grants course credit for satisfactory performance on many of the College Lev e l Examinations. The require d performance level and specific examinations are subject to change: therefore applicants should contact the Offi ce "af Testi n g a nd Advanced Plac e ment for further detailed information. The following regulations refer t o the application of this program: a. A student may not receive both transfer credit and CLEP credit in the same area. b. The student cannot receive credit b y wa y of CLEP if he has already taken courses a t an institution of higher learning covering the area of concern. Advanced Placement Credit Program The Unive r sity of South Florida participates in the Advance d Placement Program conducted by the College Entrance Examination Board. Participation in this advanced placement program does not affect the Univers it y's regulations concerning waiver credit b y examination. independent study. or other provisions for the adva nced placement of qualified students. For additional information. contact the Office of Testing and Advanced Placement.


36 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Independent Study Graduate or undergraduate students wishing to take a course by independent s tud y must cont act the instructor of the course for permission. The instruct o r specifies the requirements to be complete d by the stu d e nt including tests. periodic class attendance. term papers. e tc No t all courses in the U ni vers it y can b e taken b y inde r en d e nt st udy. The respective colleges h ave jurisdiction in th e determination of which courses may b e taken in this manner. The regular gradi ng sys tem applies t o all independent study students. Grades earned b y independent study have the sa m e status as those acq uir e d through regular class attendance. Stu dents taking a course b y independent study mus t regis ter for th e s p ecific course section in the r egular manner. University of Florida Correspondence Courses B ecause the U niver s it y of Florida has been d esignate d as the only institution in th e State U niver s it y System to offer correspond ence cour s es. th e U niversit y of South Florida will co nsider such courses as r eside nt credit. Grades earned. how eve r a re n o t transferrable. Exceptio n : Grades for U niv ersi t y of Florida coorespondence cour ses taken b y Cooperati ve Education students will be comput e d in their Universi t y of South Florida g rad e p o int average. Enrollment in Evening Courses Eve nin g cour ses at the U niver s it y of South F l o rida a re con sidered a part of th e r egu lar academic program: th ey are offered a t time s convenient to p eo pl e within commuting di stance who wish t o continu e th eir educa tion at night while occ upied during the day with other responsibilities. Requirements for evening courses are th e same as those for th e regular academic program. Continuing Education The University of South Florida. Center for Continuing Education. se rve s an ever widening community with a va riet y of credit and noncredit Public Service progams and specia l activities de s i gne d t o meet individu al a nd organizational educational needs Programs are offe red in many locations. but a re coordinated from th e Ce nter for Continuing Education's Offic es located on the Tampa campus. the St. Petersburg campus. and in Sarasota. Credit Courses: For a di sc ussion of the credit course offer ing s refer to pag e 16. Noncredit Programs: A variety of noncredit educational programs (conferences works h ops. seminars, short courses. etc.) of varying len g th s are sc heduled throughout the year. making i t p ossib l e for th e U niver s it y to se rve greater numbers of adults with richer and m o r e di ve rsified progra m s The progra m s vary in length from one d ay to ten weeks, a nd the s ubject matter is concentrated as needed for the group bein g served. The Continuing Education Un it (CEU) i s recorded for all n o ncredit programs a nd s p ec ial activities conducted b y the University. The CEU i s awarded t o participants in se lect programs sponsored b y Continuin g Education and approved by an academic unit. Transcripts indic a tin g awarded CEU's are available on r equest. The Center for Continuing Education devel o p s programs for bu s iness and industry. government. professional, civic. and service groups. A va riet y of instructional metho d s a re used to assure ma ximum participa ti o n in the educational programs. Dis tingui s hed fac ult y members from the severa l colleges of th e U ni versity faculty from other institutions of higher education. as w ell as nati o n a l a nd interna ti o n a l re so urce persons. se rv e as consultants. i n structors, a nd lectur ers for th e programs. Profess ion a l program coordinators a re available to provide technical ass istance in program planning. budge t preparation. and evaluation. a nd to assist organizations in de ve loping pro-grams consistent with th e ne eds of the group a nd the overall educational objectives of the U ni ve rsity. The Cen ter a l so offers a number of programs a nd courses designed to m ee t various educatio nal n eeds of individu a l s Emphasi s i s pl ace d up o n quality classes for professional advancem e nt p e r so nal improvement. and cultural enrichment. R eg i s tration in th ese cla sses is o pen t o all adult s with a d esire for knowled ge a nd interest in the su bject matter. Special Student Enrollment individuals wishing t o regi s ter for courses but not working for a degree ma y enroll as "Special students. For detaile d informa tion refe r to page 15. Cooperative Education The U niversit y of South Florida participates in a Cooperative Ed uc ation Program in which students ca n combine their formal educatio n with a n occ up a ti o n a l ex pe rience. For de scription of th e program. r efe r t o p age 23. Special Student-Dual Enrollment Dual enrollment in USF classes is o p en t o academically qualified s tud e nt s currently e nrolled in hi g h sc h ool. For deta iled infor mation. refer t o pa ge 15. Early Admission Early admission is o p e n t o qualified hi g h school students who wis h t o en t e r th e U niv e r sity of South Florida as r eg ularl y e nroll ed s tud ents prior to high sc hool gradu a ti o n For detailed inf ormation refer t o page 14. Courses by Newspaper This project. o riginat e d b y U ni ve r sity Ex t e n sio n. San Diego. Californi a. presents a se ri es of articles written b y di s tin g ui s h e d scholars on various a p sec t s of American concerns. The a rticle s a r e publi s h e d weekly in cooperating Bay area new s p apers. Per so ns who enroll for credit purchase a su ppl ementa r y kit containin g further readings a s tud y g uid e and a bibliography. ln addition. participants me et with a local academic coordinator in tw o three-hour sess ions of discus sio n and examina ti o n s at the midpoint of the course and a t the e nd These m ee t ings will be h eld in severa l Ba y a r ea lo ca tions. and registrants will b e notified in advance of th e sc h eduled meetings in th e location m os t con venie nt to them For further information. contact the office fo r American Studies. Upward Bound Upwa rd Bound is a pre-c o lleg e preparatory program designed for secondary school students with academic potential who are underachievers and desirous of a tt ending co lleg e. To qualify th e applicant mus t meet th e following criteria: l Family income mus t meet es tabli s h ed federal g uidelines. 2. Student must ha ve completed the tenth grade and be prese ntly enrolled in th e eleventh grade in a high sc hool. 3. Student s h o uld h ave a pproximat e grad e p oint average of c. Applications should be forw a rd e d to Director. Projec t Up ward B ound. U ni ve rsit y of South Flori d a. Off-Campus Term Program The Off-Campus Term (OCT) Prog r a m offers a program of experiencestudy whereby all students a re e nc ouraged to spend at least one quarter engaged in ind ividua l educational pursuits away from the U niversit y campus. Stud e nt s are o ffered a wide


ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAM S AND S ERVICE S 37 va ri e t y of opportunities for s e l f-des i gned and se l f-imp lemented ex p erience fo r academic cre dit. For e x ample students m a y become inv olve d in so cial a cti o n project s int ernationa l tra v el o r study ind e p endent re search-study. work. o r interns hip proj ect s. a n d many o th e r personalize d projects all o ff c ampus a nd all for academic c redit. While m os t s tuden t a ctivitie s are indi vidually desi g n e d a nd implement ed. th e OCT Program al s o provides for some group projects F o r emos t of th ese a re four t o s i x c redit hour. fa c ulty led. s h o rt t e rm group projects in Jamaica s e vera l time s annually a nd Urban Surv i va l project s for 1 2 t o 1 6 h o urs cre d i t i n New Y o rk C it y o r a n y other u r b a n area. The latt e r proje c t s in v o lve i n t e n se urban inte ra c t i o n a nd liv in g in an inner-c i t y h o t e l at mos t favorabl e student ra t es. Acade mi c cre dit i s earned b y students while e ngaged i n o ff c ampus activ itie s throug h t he O C T P rog r a m T h e number o f hours o f c r edit varie s a ccordin g t o stude nt int e r es t a nd p ro p ose d a cti v iti es. S tud e n ts may e n roll a nd p ay f ees fo r va riable h ours o f credit fr o m I t o 5 Aca d e mic cre dit activ iti es a re d es i g ned a ro u nd th e basic o ffcampus experie n ces for th e m os t p a rt a nd projec t s r es ultin g in academic credit a re d es i g n e d b y th e stude nt and supervi se d b y O C T o r other appropria t e faculty. C redit s ma y be e a rned whi c h a ppl y t o w a rd s general educa ti o n a nd el e cti ve requirements. C r e d i t m ay a l so b e ea rned in th e major field o f s tud y in m a n y cases. The O C T Program has a va riet y o f cou rse p rojec t s des i g n e d s p e cificall y fo r impleme nt a ti o n e ntirel y offcampus u s in g th e c ommunity a nd its pe o ple as the lea rn i n g r esourc e E x a mpl es University Center o f suc h o fferin g s are 3 5 h our proje c t s ea ch in ( I ) environme n t a l interactio n s a nd ( 2 ) inter-cultu ra l interactio n s 4 h our project in int e rn a ti o n a l inte racti o n s. 3-h our project s i n vo lunt eer. community s ervic e a ctivitie s. a nd o th e rs. These cours e s a r e th e found atio n o f e a c h s tud e nt 's acad e mi c pl a n s upplement ed wi th a p rojec t in th e m a j o r field o f s tud y i n m a n y c a ses. Stude nt s m ay p a rti cipa t e i n the OCT P rog r a m a n y tim e b e ginni n g with the fre shma n y e a r th ro u g h th e fin a l qua rt e r pri o r t o gradua tion Good s t a ndin g in th e Univer sity a nd a 2 0 grad e a ve rage i s required for acce pt a n ce i nt o th e Program The O C T Program o p era t es t h ro u g h o ut th e e nt ire year a nd students a r e urge d t o pla n their o ff -campus ex p erie n ces duri n g th e fall throug h s prin g qu a rt e r s t o avoid th e tra d i ti o n a l ru s h c ommo n to t h e summe r t erm. Earlr a c ti o n i s ur f(ed si n ce q uo tas are place d o n th e number of' parti c ipants a ccepte d e ach t e rm E lecti v e Phys ical Education Thi s program prov ide s th e s tud e nt with o pp ortunities for i d e nti fy in g d eve l o pin g and assess in g vario u s for ms o f v igorou s m ove ment whi c h ca n contribute t o hi s educatio n a l ex peri e nc e an d p e r sona I bet t e rm e nt. Courses include well-kn o wn s p o rt s as w ell as indi v idu a l assess m e nt activ iti es and s p ec i a l courses t o pre p a r e t h e int eres t e d s tud e n t w i th s k ills a nd t ec hni q u es a ppli ca bl e fo r conduc tin g o r directin g community activ i t i es r e l a t e d t o s p o rt a nd m ove m e nt. All E l ec tive Physi c al Education (PE B ) courses a re graded S /U.


38 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Exchange Programs National Student Exchange The University is affiliated with th e National Student Exchange (NSE) which permits undergraduate students to study for up to one year in another public university as part of their program a t th e University of South Florida. These exchanges can occur only at universities which a re part of the National Student Exchange. In addition to th e University of South Florida. other univer sities participating in this program are California State College at Bakersfield Moorhead State College (Minn.). Morgan State College (Md.). Illinois State University Montana State Uni versity. Oregon State University. South Dakota State University Paterson State College (N .J.), Towson State College (Md.). Rutgers University. West Chester State College (Pa.). and the Universities of Alabama. Hawaii (Hilo and Manoa). Idaho. Massachuset t s. Maine (Ft. Kent and P ortland-Gorham). Montan a. Nevada (Reno). and Oregon. New entries include Bowling Green State. and the U niversities of Alaska, Delaware. and Utah. The number of participating schools incr eases each year so thi s list must not be considered complete. An up-dated listing i s maintain ed b y th e NSE Office. Under the National Student Exchange program. University of South Florida students apply for exchange status at their home campus. To qualify. students must be in their sophomore or junior year while at the exchange school. and have a 2.5 grade point average. They pay in-state fees at the host campus and the credits and grades transfer back to the University of South Florida upon completion of the exchange. Application deadlines for September exchange is March I annually. Thereafter. no applications for exchange are processed until September for midyea r exchanges if s uch are possible. Stu dents are urf(ed to applv early as there are quota s es tablish ed .fo r participation in the NSE Provam. The NSE Program is coordinated by the Off-Campus Term Program. The OCT Pro gram maintains a library of materials about the program and th e member institutions involved in the NSE Program. Interested students s hould contact the Director of the Off-Campus Term Program for information a nd application. University of Maine Exchange Program The Colleg e of Education operates a student exchange program with the University of Maine. Farmington. This program provides opportunities for upper division students to exchange residence at b o th campuses. The student exchange provides a waiver of out-of-state tuiti o n. University credit earned is applicable towards graduation. Students desiring further information should contact th e coordinator of student activities in the College of Education. Study Abroad Programs USF students a re eligible if they meet the s pecific academic requirements. for enrollment in a wide variety of study abroad programs sponsored by the Florida State University System as well as by certain other U.S. colleges and universities, national educational o rgani za tions and foreign institutions of higher learning Programs of th e Florida State U ni ve r s it y Systems are liste d below. Administered b y the U niv e rsit y of South Florida: yea r abroad program at the University of Paris VII. Paris. France. Administered by the Universit y of Florida: yea r abroad program a t the University of Utrecht in the Ne therlands; year abroad program. U niversit y of th e Andes. Bogota. Colombia. Administered b y the Florida State University: two quarter and academic yea r programs a t st ud y centers in Florence. Ital y. a nd London. England ; summer program in Belgrad e. Yu gos l avia. Administered by the Department of Mode rn L a nguages. U niversity of South Florida: one or more quarters each academic year at the National University of Mexico Mexico Cit y Through USFs institutional membership in th e Institute o f Int ernational Education. the Council on International Educational Exchange. and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. students may participate in st ud y abroad programs in France. Spain. Ital y. Mexico. Canada. and other countries. Students who prefer independent stud y abroad. rather than the formal in s tituti o nal programs. may d o so through the Off Campus Term. The Off-C ampus Term also offers an intersession program in Jamaica which is conducted three times each calendar year. The programs described in this section a re approved exchange programs and will be considered toward on-campus credits. Students who pl a n to participate in study abroad pro grams should consult th e ir departmental advisers well in a d va nce to determine whether the course of stu d y the y plan t o pursue will be acceptable for m ee ting other degree requirements. Information about these and other programs. as w ell as advising on study abroad. ma y be obtained from th e Overseas Information Center in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Florida College _Exchange Program Through an exchange agreement. students of the University of South Florida. with the approval of their advisers. may elect courses in Greek. Hebrew, Bible. or religi ous education at nearby Florida College. Credit for acceptable work ma y be transferred to the University and counted as elective credit toward graduation. Students from Florida College have a similar transfer arrangement. Costs for students under these dual enrollment plans are based on credit hours of work taken. and payment is made to the appropriate institution in accordance with its per-hour fee rate. Traveling Scholar Program The University System of the State of Florida has a Traveling Scholar program which will enable a graduate student to take advantage of special resources available on another campus but not available on his own campus; special course offerings research opportunities. unique laboratories. and library collec tions. For procedures and conditions. refer to page 42 Academic Sup port and Services University Library It is important that a library take into account not only the books on its shelves but also the people it serves. This point of view is central in the philosophy of the University of South Florida Library. A library is good, not because of the volumes it has but becau se it is used by people who derive personal benefit from its use and who produce something as a result of its use that will be of benefit to our society The Library staff wants students to regard books as a way of life and use the Library regularly. One of the reasons for providing a library collection is to encourage students to buy, read and discuss books. The University expects students to become thoroughly familiar with the U niversit y Library book


ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 39 collection. to master the techniques of using it. and-before graduation-to achieve a familiarity with books which will carry over into later life. To assist students in learning about the resources of the Library. the Library staff offers a two-credit course. Use of" th e Librar.v (LLI 200). The Library Reference staff also gives lectures to classes when requested by the faculty and has a daily workshop assisting students in the finding. gathering. and compiling of information for term papers. The new University Library building was completed in March. 1975: the seven floor building is the largest budgeted non-medical academic facility in Florida and. when fully occupied will provide space for over 800 .000 vo lumes and seating for 2500 readers The present library collection comprises 450.000 vo lumes The Referenc e collection. Information desk. and Circulation desk are on the first floor. The Reference staff assists students in th e use o f Library materials and of the card catalog which i s adjacent to th e Referenc e D epartment. The Reser ve Reading Room and U.S. Government Documents collection are on the basement l evel. The Library is a depository for U.S. Government publicatio ns: the Documents staff assists students in usin g th e documents. The peri o di ca l s collecti o n is on th e secon d floor. In addition to more than 4.000 periodicals. the Library subscribes to newspapers from Florida. major cities in the United States. and many foreign countries. The microform collection and the readers for these materials a re a lso on the seco nd floor. The circulating book collection i s o n th e other floors All books. with th e exception of reser ve materials and Spec ial Collec tions. are in open stacks. All students h ave the opportunity to become familiar with th e Library holdings b y b rowsi n g in th e stacks. Special Collections. including the Florida Collection. rare books. University Archives a nd the Florid a Historical Society Library. are on the fourth floor. A descriptive guide to the Library and its se rvice s will be available and the Library staff will conduct orientation sessions to enable students to become familiar with the library facilities. Division of Sponsored Research Research is an important aspect of thP educational programs of the University of South Florida. Faculty members are encouraged to pursue research activities and many students participate in research and training projects supported by funds awarded to the University by public a nd private granting agencies. Research is integrated with the instructiona l program. The Division of Sponsored Research is the central coordinating unit for research and other sponsored educational a ctivitie s The new Medical Center on the campus. It provides information about granting agencies and serves as a consultation c enter for faculty who de s ire help in drafting research proposals. All proposals seeking outside support are transmitted by this office. Although the Division o f Sponsored Res ea rch operates primarily for the benefit of th e faculty. students wh o have an appropriate interest in research are welcom e to visit the office. From its beginning. USF faculty and staff have been active in the search for new knowledge and actively concerned about the world in which they live. Supported by private and public grants. they have pushed back the frontiers of current knowledge and applied their findings to the solutions of pressing contemporary problems. Since 1960. they have attracted ove r 1 200 grants. totaling more than $38 million. and have ge nerated over 10. 000 separate scholarly and creative contributions to human knowledge and understanding. Many of these projects were basic research : others invo lved the practical application of new knowl edge t o improve the quality of life in thi s a re a : still other projects m a de the s p ec ial training and knowledge of USF faculty and staff available to elected political leaders o r ga ni zations workin g for so cial betterment. religiou s and educatio nal institu tions and busine sses large a nd small. But such "academic" involvement in community affa irs pays dividends to the university too. When scientists or so cial scientists or experts in marketing or business administration share their specialized knowledge in re so lving community problems or ques tion s. the y become better teacher s themselves Educational Resources The Division of Educational Resource s offers the following ser vices for USF faculty. staff and students: Audio-Visual Services provide equipment and instructional material for cla ssroom use. University event s a nd other functions. Such equipment includes public address systems. tape recorders. and projectors of all kinds Vari o us t y pes of audio-visual equipment can also be rented. Production Services. Graphic. photography. and cinematography se rvices for use in the classroom as well as the overall University program are produced here WUSF(FM). is a s tere o. public radio station operating o n 89. 7 mk z and serves the University and surrounding communities within a 17 county area. It i s an affiliate of National Publi c Radio Network. WUSF-TV ( Channe l 16) is a public non-commercia l UHF television station. servi ng th e U niversit y and the communities of the nine surrounding counties. It is an affiliate of Public Broadcasting Service.


40 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Ins tr uc ti o nal Mat eria l s Cente r mainta in s a coll e cti o n o f rec o rds. film s trip s filml oo p s tapes. trans p a rencie s maps. s lid es and a curriculum libr a r y o f e lement a r y a nd sec o nd a r y instruc tio n a l m a t eria ls. All ite m s c ir c ulate t o stude nt s and s t a ff for study and r ec r eatio nal u se. Film li b rar y i s m a intained t o suppo rt instruction. Prev i ew. bookin g. sc h e dulin g. a nd s h o win g of film s a r e offe r e d. F ilm s n o t a pa rt o f th e U niver s ity Film Libr a r y s h o uld b e r eques ted fr o m othe r so ur ces throug h thi s age nc y L e arnin x Lab o rat o r y. A di al-a c cess a ud io v i s u a l l a borat o r y i s availa bl e for ins tructi o n a l purposes. Over 190 different a udi o p rog ram s are access ibl e a t o ne time Vide o t a pes. I 6mm film s slides and t e l evis ion programs make up th e 1 2 video so urc es available in th e l a b o r a t o ry. These p rog r a m s may a l so b e ch a nn e l e d t o o ncampus c l a s srooms v i a th e c l os ed c ir c uit ca r a b iliti e s of t he L ea rnin g L a b o r a t o r y Computer Research Center The U niver s it y is the host in stitution for a l a rge s cal e di g ital c ompute r fa cilit y whi c h p ro vides adminis t rative. in structio n a l a nd r esearch computing suppo rt for the Univer s it y o f S o uth Fl o rid a a nd for Florida T ec hn o logica l Univer s it y a t O r l a nd o. This combine d operatio n h as been d es i g n a t e d as the Centra l Fl o rid a R eg i o n a l Data Cente r w i thin the S t a t e U ni vers it y Sys t e m The Computer R esea rch Cente r m a k es computi n g servic es a vailable t o u sers throug h it s Offi c e of S e r v i ces which es t a bli s h es the required u s er proj e ct id e ntifi ca tion s throug h In structio n and Re s e a rch co n sultants. and. in the data sys t e m s area. th ro u g h project t ea m s c o n s i s tin g o f sys t e m s a n a lyst s a nd programme rs. The s t a ff a l so includ es keypunch a nd compute r o p e r a t o r s and sys t e m s (softw a r e ) te chni c a l s p ecialis t s The Ce nt e r o p erates as a s e r vice facility. is ce nt rally funded a nd m a k es n o charge for norma l co n s ulting and proc e ss in g serv ices. Computing equipment in c lud es a IBM 360 /65 sys t e m a plotter. r e m o t e b a tch j o b entry s t a tion s a nd o th e r o n-lin e k ey board t e rmin a l s a t variou s l ocatio n s. in a dditi o n to t a p e a nd disk s to rag e unit s a t the c entral s ite. Remo t e a c cess unit s a r e al so loc a ted a t th e St. Pet e r sburg campus. T h e Center. o ccupy in g th e s ec o nd floo r o f th e Sci e n ce Cent e r maintains k eypunch. so rt e r and e l e ct ro nic calculat o r s in o pen u se" a r eas t o e n a bl e stude nt s and facult y t o pre pare a nd check their p rog r a m s and d a t a. Thes e are a s are a c cessi ble in ge n era l o n a 24-h our ba sis each day.


DIVISION OF GRADUATE STUDIES l""t. The Division of Graduate Studies is administered by a Director who coordinates the admission of graduate students to the Uni versity. advises on the budgetary request and internal al location of state funds for the support of graduate training. administers graduate scholar ships and fellowships. alloca t es graduate out-ofsta te waivers and certifies final approval of all graduate theses and dissertations. Admission to Graduate Study Graduate students are advised to apply early as the University accepts applications one year in advance. Applications for which all credentials are not received by the deadline (see academic calendar. pages 4-5) will not be considered for that term. Some departments ha ve different. earlier deadlines than those listed on pages 4-5. Students s hould check the requirements for the specific programs in which they are interested. A $15 non-refundable application fee must accompany the application unless the student has been previously enrolled and paid the fee at the Uni versity. The minimum requirements for admission to graduate studies include: 1. A baccalaureate degree or its equivalence from an accredited college or university. This requirement may be waived for students accepted into certain approved programs which lead directly to graduate degrees. 2. A "B" average (3.0 on a 4 point scale) or better in all work attempted during th e last two years of undergraduate work (.Junior and Senior years) or a total score of 1000 or higher on the Graduate Record Examination Aptitude Test. Applicants for the College of Business Administration (except Economics) must submit a score of 450 or higher on the Graduate Admission Test Management in lieu of the GRE. Test scores are required of all applicants. even though admission may be based on undergraduate grades. The GRE is given six times a year at a multitude of centers in the U .S and in many foreign countries. Candid ates must register for this examination at least four weeks in advance of the test date and should allow six weeks for th e receipt of their test scores. 3. Acceptance by the college and the program for which the student is applying including satisfaction of any additional requirements listed by the specific program. A student's acceptance to graduate standing is granted for th e quarter a nd for the particular program specified in the official acceptance notification. In the event that a student wishes t o change the date of entrance. he / she must notify the Office of Admissions of his / her intentions to do so. Failure to enroll during the specified quarter without notifying the Admissions Office will result in the cancellation of the admission and will necessitate re-application. A graduate student enrolled for work in a program who wishes to change to another program must make formal application through the Office of Records and Registration. If. on completion of one graduate degree. a student wishes to begin work on another advanced degree at USF. he / she must reapply at the Office of Admissions. Procedure for Applying I. Applicants must submit application and fee prior t o the deadline. 41 2. Two official transcripts from every institution of higher learning attended must be submitt ed directly to the Office of Admissions. 3. a. Admissions test results are required from every applicant. These must be se nt directly to Graduate Admissions Office from the testing agency I. Graduate Record Examination Aptitude Test. All applicants except those applying to Business Administration (see below). must submit scores from th e G RE aptitude test taken within 5 years preceding application 2. Graduat e Management Admission Test (GMAT). All applicants to Business Administration. except th ose applying t o Economics. must submit scores from the GMAT. Those applying to Economics must submit scores from the G RE aptitude test (see above). b. Postponement of Admission Test: If applicant has a grade point average of 3 .0 or better in his la s t two years of undergraduate work but has not taken the GRE or GMAT. he / she may be admitted as a degree seeking student subject to receipt of satisfactory admissions test scores. Required test scores must be received before a second registration will be permitted. Foreign Students Foreign students requesting an application will be sent pre liminary information forms. Upon receipt of these forms. the Library patio


42 DIVISION OF GRADUATE STUDIES Admissions Office will re v i ew the provided information and determine whether the student meets the minimum requirements for admission to USF in his / her major field. If minimum requirements arc not met for admission. the applicant will be advised of this b y the Admissions Office. and the application process will be terminated at that point. If th e student does meet the minimum admission requirements. th e Admissions Office will forward a formal application with additional instructions a nd information. A complete admission application s hould be received b y USF at l eas t 6 months prior to th e desired entering date. together with the non-refundable $15. 00 application fee. Submission of a formal application does not automatically guarantee admission. Priority in admissions will b e given to those applicants whose potential indicates the greatest likelihood of success in the program requested For all foreign students the following items are required as part of the formal application: a Completed application. b. A $15.00 non-refundable fee submitt ed with the application. c. Letters of Recommendation: I. One letter from the la s t institution attended to the Director of Ad missions 2 Three lett ers of rec ommendation se nt directl v t o the program to which the student applied. attesting academic performance and capability. d. A certificate of financial ability. All foreign applicants must furnish proof of financial resources sufficient t o cover travel t o and fr o m the Uni t ed State s. tuition. fees. room and board. and other expenses for the full academic ye ar. e. All applicants who5e n a tive language is not Engli s h are required t o submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants are responsible for making arrangement s with th e Office of Educational Testing Service to take that examination and t o have their scores sent directly fr o m Educational Testing Service to the Office of Admissions f. GRE/GMAT Test Scores: All applicants to the graduate school (except those a ppl ying to the College of Bus ines s Administration) must submit sco r es on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Graduate applica nt s to th e College of Bus iness Administration (with the exception of Economics) must submit scores from the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Applications for Eco nomics must submit sco r es from the GRE. g. Application and information for the required tests may be obtained from th e addresses lis ted below. I For information and to obtain an application for the Graduate Record Examin a ti o n : Graduate Record Examination Educational Testing Service Box 955 Princeton. New Jersey 08540. U.S.A. 2. For information and to obtain an application for the Test of English as a Foreign Language: Test of English as a Foreign Language Educational Testing Service Box 899 Princeton. New Jersey 08540. U.S.A. 3. For information and to obtain an application for the Graduate Manage m ent Admission Test: Graduate Management Admission Test Educational Testing Service Box 966 Princeton. New Jersey 08540 U.S.A. h. Foreign applicants must request all schools attended to submit directl y to th e Office of Admissions. Unive rsit y of South Florida. transcripts of all work attempted. These must be in their native language with copies certified and transla ted in English. For undergraduates. transcripts must include subjects and grades from the first year of secondary sc hool to th e time of application. Documents submitte d will n o t b e r eturne d t o th e applica nt or forwarded to anoth e r institution. Special Students Students who are qualified to e n roll in specific graduate courses but who do not intend to work toward a graduate degree ma y e nroll as specia l st ud e nt s. Speci a l student s may enter classe s on a s pace a vai lable basis during th e fir s t week o f each quarter b v obtaining consent of the course in structor. Special students mus t meet all stated prerequisites of courses in which they wish to enroll. Certain classes are availabl e o nl y to degree seeking majors and ma y not be a vailable for s pe c ial students. No m o r e rhan 1 2 h o ur s o( credir earned as a s pecial student may be applied to sa ti s f y graduate degree requirements. Any application o f s uch c redit mu s t be approved b y th e degree grantin g college and must b e appropriate to the progra m Those interested in enrolling as spec ial students arc urg e d to contact the Coordinator of Graduate Studies in th e College offering the courses con cerned for a d escription of requirement s and procedures. The Traveling Scholar Program The University S ys tem of the State of Florida has a Traveling Scholar program which will enable a graduate student to take advantage of special resources available o n another campus but not available on his own campus. Procedure A Traveling Scholar is a graduate student. who. by mutual agreement of the appropriat e academic authorities in b o th the sponsoring a nd ho sting institutions. r ece ives a waiver of admiss ion r equireme nts and the application fee of the host ins titution and a guarantee of acceptance of ea rned credits by the sponsoring ins titution. A Traveling Scholar must be recommended b y his own graduat e adviser. who will initiate a v isiting arrangement with the appropriate faculty member at th e ho s t institution. After agr eeme nt b y the Direc tor of Graduate Studies at th e U niver s it y o f South Florida a nd th e student's advise r and the faculty membe r at the ho s t institution. Dea ns at the other instituti o n will b e full y informed b y the a dvi ser and have authority t o approve or disapprove the academic arrangement. The student regist ers at the h ost institution and pays tuition and registration fee s according to fee schedules established at th a t institution. Conditions Each universit y retains its full righ t to accept or reject a n y student who wishes to study under its a u s pices. Traveling Scholars will normally be limited to one Quarter o n the campus of the host univer s it y and are not entitled to di splacement allowa nc e. mileage or per diem pa yments. The spo ns o ring institution. h o we ver. ma y. a t its own option. contribute to the financial support of the Traveling Scholar in the form of fellowships or graduate assist antships. Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships T eaching and Research Assistantships are awarded b y the individual programs/departments. The Graduate Council of the University of South Florida awards fellows hip s for graduate s tu dents: U niver s irr Scholar -Support for outstanding first-year graduate students in any discipline with approved graduate programs. Graduat e Council-Support beyond th e first year of graduate s tud y for graduate students who have exhibited evidence and promise of creative potential. Applications are available from the Graduate Studies Office


DIVI SION OF GRADUATE STUDIES 4 3 Fields of Graduate Study Ma s ter s Degree Programs College of Arts & Letters English M.A. French M A. Lingui stics M.A. P h ilo sophy M A. Spanish M.A. Speech Communication M A. College of Business Administration Accountancy M .Acc. Business Administration M.B. A. Economics M A Management M .S. College of Education Administration & Supervision M.Ed. Art Education M.A. Curriculum & Instruction M.Ed. Elementarv Education M.A. Exceptional Child Education: M.A. Emotionallv Disturbed Ciifted Men tal R etardation Specific Learning Di sahilities English Education M.A. Fore ign Lang uage : M.A. French German Spanish Guidance M A. Humani ties Education -M.A. .Junior Col lege Teachi ng: M.A. Astronomy Biologv Busi n ess Chemistrv Economics Engineering English French Geography Geology History Mathematics Physics Political Science P sychologv Sociology Spani s h Speech Communication Library-Audiovisual-M.A. Mathematics Ed ucation M.A. Music Educat ion -M.A. Physical Education-M.A. Reading Education-M.A. School Psychology -M.A. Science Education-M.A. Social Science Education-M.A. S p eech Communication Education--M .A. Vocation a l & Adult Education: -M.A. Adul t Education Distributive Education Business & Office Education Industr ia l-Technical Education College of Engineering Master of Engi neering M.E. Master of Scien ce in Engineering M.S.E. Master of Science in Engineering Scie n ce M.S.E. S. College of Fine Arts A r t M.F.A. Music-M.M. College of Natural Sciences AstronomyM .A. Botan y M .A. C hemistry M .S. GeologyM .A. Marine Scie n ce -M.A. Mathemati cs M .A. Microbiology -M.A. P h ysics M.A. Zoology M.A. College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Anthropology M.A. Communicology : Audiology M .S. Aural (Re)Habilitation M.S. Speech Pathology -M.S. Criminal Justice M.A. Geography M.A. Gerontology M.A. History M.A. Politi ca l Science M.A. Psvchology -M.A. Rehabilitation CounselingM .A Sociologv M.A. Intermediate Program College of Education Education Specialist -Ed.S. Professional Program College of Medicine Med icine -M.D. Doctoral Degree Programs College of Arts & Letters Engl ish -Ph.D. College of Education Education-Ph. D. College of Medicine Medical SciencesPh.D. College of Natural Sciences Biology Ph.D. Chemistry Ph.D. Mathemati cs Ph. D. College of Social & Behavioral Sciences P syc h o logy P h.D.


I f& COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS M embers of th e College of Arts & Le tters s t u d y c ulture in the broadest mea n ing of t h e wo r d. La ngu age. l i t e r a t u r e. philosoph y th e form s of com munication. i nt e r di sc iplin a r y s tu d i es. a nd o ther humanistic su bject s are s tudied not merel y for their usef uln ess. but fo r t he ir own m erits. a nd for w h a t th ey tell u s a bout w h a t i s pe rm anentl y a nd uni versally sig nifi ca n t t o m a n kind. BACC ALAU R EATE LEVEL DEGREE PROGRAMS A dmi ss ion to the C ollege R e qu ire m e nt s for admission t o t he College of A rt s & L e t te r s baccalaureat e programs correspond t o t hose of t he U n ive r s i ty. T h e following departme nt s and programs im pose addi tio n al r e q u ir e m e nts: ( I ) Amer ican S t udies: i nt erv i ew w ith progr a m a d v i so r : (2) Liberal S tu dies: (a) grad e p oi nt r atio of 3.0 upo n admiss i o n : (b) 30 t o 100 h o u rs u p o n appli ca ti o n to t h e program. a nd ( c) permi ss i o n of Program Committ ee: (3) M a ss Communi cat i o ns: grad e p oi nt r a ti o of 2.5 upon admiss i o n General Requirements for B.A. Degrees The degree of B ac h e lor of Arts will b e confer red upo n t hose w h o fulfill t he U n ive r s it y's degree require m e n ts. Degree Programs A M E RICAN STUDIES T h e America n S tudi es major i s d es i g n ed for those stude nt s i n t eres ted i n st udyin g th e relation s h i p s a m o n g th e i mp o rt a nt e l e me nt s w hich s h a p e Amer ican civiliza t io n American Studies i s a m u l ti-discipli nary program drawing upon a va ri et y of cour ses from o ut s i de th e program a n d outsid e t h e college. A bachelor's d egree is availa ble i n A m erica n S cud ies. ENGLIS H The u ndergraduate E n g lish program a flex i ble curriculum th a t r ecognizes the indiv idual in t e r ests of stud e n ts. offers a wide variety of p rofess i o n a l choices. Desi g n e d t o provide a logi ca l b a lance d and comp l e t e seq u e n ce o f courses in E n glis h studies th e c u rric ulum g i ves t h e s tud en t a c h o i ce o f seve n o pti o n s (in add i tion t o t h e E n glis h -Educa t ion seque n ces): ( I ) E ngli sh a n d American Literatu re: Earll' to Modern: ( 2 ) E n glish a n d American Literature. Enlighte nment tu the Prese nt; (3) World Lit e r atu re: (4) Gen eral Li terat ure; (5) American Literature; (6) Advisorr Opt i on; and (7) Crea t ive W r it i ng. FORE I GN LANGUAG ES Foreign La n g u age major programs in C l assics (Greek. L a tin ) F rench Ge rman. Ita l ian. Russia n and S p a nish are d es i g n ed t o mee t t h e n ee d s of stude nt s w h o des ir e comp e tency in a l a n g ua ge a nd a n e x p a nd e d unders t anding o f i ts culture a nd lit era t ure. T h ey a r e of particular int e r es t t o s t u d e nt s wh o w i s h t o teach lan guages. th ose who p l a n to furt her th eir studies in g r aduate sc hool. a n d t hose w h o seek career s i n va ri o u s ty p es of foreig n or fo r eignr e lated emp loy m e nt. H U MANITI ES T h e Humaniti es curr icu l u m is a n int e rdi sc iplin a r y program for s tuden ts int eres t e d in the vis u a l art s. musi c. a nd literat u re. Cour ses deal wit h th e r e lationsh i p a mong th e arts and how th is 44 inter-ac t io n i nfluen c es not o nl y various civil izations t o day. but a l so h o w it h as affec t e d s i g nifi ca nt cultures o f t h e p as t. LIB E R A L S T UDIES The College offers a L iberal Studies major fo r students w h o r e q u i re a broad acad e mi c approach fo r real izat i o n of th e ir co n ce ived academi c goal s (o r p rep rofess i o n a l purposes). goal s w hi c h co uld n o t b e ideal l y achieved thro u g h pre -d efi n e d curricula. LINGUI S TI CS Linguis t ics i s primarily a n uppe r-l eve l (and grad ua t e) di sciplin e with s tr o n g i nterdi sc ipl i n a r y con ce rns. Three combi n a ti o n a l major s a r e availa b l e t o underg r adua t es. The Anthropo l ogy -Lin guistics seq uence i s d es i g n e d fo r stude nt s w h o a r e es p ecia l l y int e r este d in t h e ro l e of l a n g uage i n huma n behavi o r and c ul tura l d eve lopment. The English-Lin g uist ics major and th e Forei g n Language-Li n g ui s t ics major a r e d es i g n e d for s t u d e nt s w h o a r e p a r tic ularl y int e r es t ed in th e rol e of l in g ui s tic studies i n p roblems of g rammar. composit io n a nd lit e r a r y struc t u r e a nd sty l e in E n glis h o r o th e r l a n g u ages. MASS COMMUNICATIONS M ass Communica t io n s offers a number of courses. e ssentially lib e r a l a rt s in approach w h ic h i ntroduce stude n ts t o th e theories. p rinc ipl es. a n d pro bl e m s of communica t io ns. emphasizing the co n ce pt o f fr ee d o m o f i n forma t i o n as th e co rn e r s t o n e o f Con s titutio n a l D e mocracy and pre p a rin g students fo r future l eader s hip ra th e r th a n yeoman rol es i n com municatio n s m edia. G radua t es s h o uld unders tand th e struc t u r e a nd fun c ti o n s o f mass m e d ia syste m s as wel l as th e b asic processes of communica t io n I n addit i o n s tud e nt s s peci alize in a n a r ea of mass communicatio n s ( a dvertisin g broa d ca s tin g. film magazine s. n e w s-edito rial. public re l a t io ns. or v i s u a l communica ti o n s) t o blend a strong introduct i o n t o profess i o n a l s kill s with th e theoretical ori enta ti o n Major s seeking career s in th e m ass m ed i a will b e d irec t e d t o th e vario u s m edia with w hi c h th e d e p artme nt m ainta in s close tact fo r summe r i nt e rn s h i p s a nd p arttime work


PHILOSOPHY Philosophy is concerned with the nature of knowledge. the nature of the universe as a whole. and man's role in it. The program specific;lilv includes five major areas of study: (I) history of philosophy: (2) val ue theory: (J) metaphvsics: (4) logic and the philosophy of language. and (5) theorv of knowledge. RELIGIOUS STUDIES In Religious Studies. students arc afforded a variouslv dimensioned field of study w hi ch hopefully fac ilitat es an educated person's understanding of his presuppositions o n th e meaning of lik. the nature of th e religious-social milieu in which he lives. and the religious dynamic in human history. It also aims toward an understanding of th e religious thought and life-st y l es of peopl e possessing r eligious heritages other than the Judaco-Christian h eri t ages. Majors in Religi o us Studies will find. in addition. courses designed to give depth i n certain areas of religious investigation and to supply langua ge tools and critical anal vsis methods which w ill prepare them fo r advanced graduate study. COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS 45 Ancient Studies Within the Department of Religious Studies there is also a seq u e nc e of courses in Ancient Studies. This sequence provides a program for students interested in th e civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean a nd Middle East. Student s taking th is sequence and wishing to major in other areas are advised that certain cour ses which they may take towarG major s in Anthropology. C l assics. Hi s tory. Huma niti es. Linguis tics or Religious Studies can be counted as fulfillment of the r equirements for Ancient Studies. SPEECH COMMUNICATION !'h e Speech Communication curriculum provides courses for all students interested in increasing their understanding of human communication. It offe r s a major program in Speech Communication: the areas of communication s kills and theory. oral i nt erpretation. and speech science form the maj o r content of this program. Two combined ma.ior programs are a l so offered: Speech Communication-Englis h and Speech Communication-1 .hcatrc Arts. GRADUATE LEVEL DEGREE PROGRAMS Admission to the College Admission standards of the College of Arts and L etters graduate programs a r e those of th e Universitv: in addition. the candidat e must apply t o the specific department. which reviews each appli cation and. in some instances. imposes additional requirements. Only those candidates acceptable to their proposed departments will be admitted to graduate study in the college. General Requirements for Graduate Degrees The degree of Mas ter of Arts or Doctor of Philosophy will be conferred upon those stude nt s satisfactorily completing degree requireme nt s of both th e college and th e U ni ve rsity. Arts & Lett ers Building


46 COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS Chemistry Building Degree Programs ENGLISH The deriartment offers two graduate degrees: the M.A. and Ph.D. in English. Graduates of thes e programs are teacher-scholars with hoth specialized and general knowledge of th e English lan ;wage and its literature. FOREIGN LANGUAGES M.A. programs in French and Spanish are availahle to students wishing to pursue eventual doctoral studies in these fields as well as to teachers and specialists who wish to develop a higher lev e l to competence in French or Spanish language and literature. LINGUISTICS Specialization in Linguistic s is available through an M.A. degree. This i s a program designed for (I) eventual doctoral students of (2) practione r s of applied linguistics. PHILOSOPHY The Departme nt of Philosophy offe rs an M A. degree for qualified students in hi story of philosophy. value theory. metaphysic s. logic and the philosophy of language. and th eo ry of knowledge SPEECH COMMUNICATION An M.A. program in Speech Communication is available to stud en t s wishing to pursue eventual doctoral study in this field. In addition. teachers and specialists in Speech may enroll in the M.A. program to achieve a higher level ,of skill or spe cialization. NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS Certificate of Concentration The Certificate of Concentration is a short-term goal program for adults who are interested in taking a series of courses in a selected area of Arts & Letters but are not necessarily interested in a degree. The courses. on an undergraduate level. are offered to adults who may or may not have a degree. The Certificate of Concentration is awarded when a minimum of 25 hours has been completed in a given area or in a combination of areas. ( In a combination of areas. 12 hours must be in one particular area.) It is a program that may be taken on a satisfactory-unsatisfactory or letter grade basis and may be applied toward an undergraduate degre e in Arts & Letters. The Certificate of Concentration is de sig ned for registration in the Special Student Category rather than the regular route of admission and registration. HISTORY OF IDEAS The program in the History of Ideas offers elective courses in the interdisciplinary study of ideas fundamental in Western cultural history. e.g. Progress. Utopia. The methods of philosophic and linguistic analysis are employed to the ends: (I) discerning how fundamental unit-ideas grow and develop logi cally and historically: and (2) discerning the scope of influence such ideas once developed. may have in relation to other ideas and to action. INTERDISCIPLINARY LANGUAGE-LITERATURE Interdisciplinary Language-Literature offers courses of an interdisciplinary nature not housed in a specific department or program within the college The primary objective of the courses is to aid the student in expanding his understanding of the interrelations among the various disciplines.


COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION I I The College of Business Administration offers courses of study leading to both undergraduate and graduate degrees. These programs are designed to prepare individuals for business and government careers. and graduate education. The undergraduate curriculum leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Programs in Accounting. Economics. Finance. Management. Marketing. and General Business Administration (an interdisciplinary business curriculum). are structured to accomplish the following objectives: I. Give the student a broad foundation in general and liberal education. a thorough grounding in basic business courses. and some sp e cific competence in at least one significant functional are a of economics bus iness. or administration. 2. Strengthen students' powers of creative. independent analysis. and sensitivene s s to social and ethical values. 3. Instill in students a desire for learning that will continue after they have graduated and taken their place in the community A general graduate program in Business Administration. and specialized graduate program in the fields of Accounting. Economics. and Management seek to: I. Make high quality professional education available to those qualified individuals who have selected specific career objectives in fields of business. government. or education. 2. Support adequately the research activity s o vitall y necessary to maintain a quality graduate facult y and program. 3. Foster independent. innovativ e thinking and action a s a professional individual. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION General Business Administration Students with special objectives and career interests have the opportunity to develop an undergraduate program to meet these needs. Working closely with a facult y adviser. students may design an approved plan of study over and above the unde rgraduate business core. Essentially business and non-business electives are blended to best meet special needs. The Master of Business Administration The Master of Business Administration degree program is designed to enable persons with diverse backgrounds to develop the skills and insights essential for management personnel in busi ness and not-for-profit organizations. Built into the program is the flexibility to meet the needs of students with backgrounds in engineering. the sciences and the humanities. as well as those with undergraduate training in administration. The learning environment blends work in structured s ituations where students gain command of analytical techniques. together with work in comprehensive unstructured applications which sharpen students' resourcefulness in sorting our complex problems and selecting optimal courses of action. Emphasis throughout the program is on problem-solving skills. Courses are scheduled to accommodate students already employe d who are seeking an opportunity to upgrade and broaden their professional interests. as well as students wishing to pursue full-time studies. The program is designed so that parttime students who can attend classes only in the evening can complete th e program in a rea sonable period. Full-time students may complete the program in a year. 47 The M B.A. program permits a student t o become a gen eralist. but th ose who wish to do so may specialize in a limited extent by e l ec tin g an emph asis in Finance or in Marketing. These rrogram variations allow the student to concentrate on more srecific objectives while still acquiring th e broad gauge training the M.B.A. program is designed to rrovide. ACCOUNTING Undergraduate program in Accounting The undergraduate program is designed to prepare students for entry into the fields of public accounting. private accounting. and accounting in the rublic sector. Graduate program in Accounting The Master of Accountancy degree program is designed to meet the increasing needs of business. government. and public accounting for persons who have extensive professional training in accountin g. a s well as a background in such areas as quantitative methodology economic analysis. a nd management sc i enc e. Admission is open to any student w h o has a baccalaureate degree and meets the University graduate requirements. Students who do not have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accountin g usuall y will be required t o take additional work. ECONOMICS Undergraduate program in Economics Economics is one of the vital disciplines investigating the complex problems and relationships in modern society. Ind eed. the very breadth of economics has led to major areas within th e discipline. including labor economics. international e conomics. urban and regional economics. monetary economics. rublic finance industrial organization. comparative economic s ystems. and the like. In the undergraduate rrogram. students arc grounded in economic theory and economic statistics to facilitate the investigation of the problems of human behavior. decision-making. and organizational effectiveness in these problem areas. Students majoring in economics are encouraged to supplement their programs with courses in other business and socia l science subjects. Management. finance marketing. account ing. political science psychology. sociology and others contribute greatl y to an enriched plan of study. A student may plan the best possible program to help him achieve his particular career objecti ves. Similarl y. a variety of courses in economics permit studen t s majoring in other disciplines to acquire the skills and insights provided in economics. Graduate program in Economics The Master of Arts degree in Economics permits students to select one of two general approaches. The first emphasiz es terminal professional training to prepare the student for decision making and problem solving roles in business. governmental agencies. a nd other organizations. The second program prepares the student for doctoral work in Economics in o th e r recognized institutions. Both programs involve preparation in economic theory and quantitative methods. The student in the professional program then supplements these skills with an emphasis on courses in


48 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION arplied economics. with addition al quantitative methods selec ted in accordan ce with hi s career objectives The student who i s pre pari ng for doctoral st udie s n ormally t akes additional courses in economi c theory. mathematics and s t a ti s tics. Research and writing of a the sis may be incorporated int o thi s des ign FINANCE Undergraduate program In Finance The F inance program provides broad-gaug ed analytical trainin g for students a nticip ati n g a career in the management of both lar ge and small organi za ti o ns. Students see king a career with financial institutions in th e field of insurance and real estate s h ould fin d th e finance major particularl y va luable In addition. the program i s d esig ned to provide the flex ibilit y needed b y student s who see k professi o nal de g re es in areas suc h as law a nd public adminis trati o n The Finance program offe r s a pplied and theoretical courses directed to the identific a ti o n a nd so luti o n of s uch problems as th e acq ui s iti o n of and allocation of sca rce funds as employed b y eco n o mic units under uncerta inty in both the private a nd publi c sec t ors. Finance i s an interdisciplinary approach which draws o n eco n o mic theory. accounting information systems. a nd the quantitative deci s i o n framework of s tati s tics and mathe matics T h e required courses for finance majors focus on unders t a nd ing the anal y tical tool s a nd in s tituti o n a l e n v ironment for decision-makers. It includes capi tal budge tin g the concepts of a s set a nd lia bilit y manage m e nt a nd a n examination of the socia l a nd regulatory impact upon th e decision-making process. S tud ents in thi s program mus t complete 20-27 credits in upper level Finance. 53 hours of Busines s Cor e. and 14-2 7 hours o f Business electives. plus 8 -15 additio n al credits of upper l eve l Fi n a n ce courses. Finance-Pre-Law A minimum of 20 h ours of Finance courses with 14-2 7 hour s of Busin ess e lecti ves c h osen with consent of adviser t o specifically m ee t the need s of the student. Graduate program In Finance Students see kin g a gradua t e ed u ca ti o n with a concentration in the field of Finance s hould enroll in the Master of Bus in ess Adminis t rat i o n program wi th specia l emphasis in Finance. MANAGEMENT Undergraduate program In Management The program provided b y the Management faculty integrates knowledge in behavioral and soc ial sc ience industrial relations. a nd quantitative methods and computer technology in developing an understanding of organizational theory and re search. The aim is t o build compete nce in the practice of managing groups a nd o r ga n iza t io n s To accomplish thi s goal the department offers (a) a mix of lectures management lab orato rie s. independent research a nd team acti vit i es in m a n y courses, (b) a flexible curriculum which p ermi t s s tud e nts to se lect a program of c o urse s most suitable to th e ir ne e d s. and (c) the option of se lecting more advanced courses within each a r ea. Graduate program In Management The Master of Science degree program in Management build s s p ec iali z ed skills in characterizing and solving problems of administ rativ e deci sio n a nd action It s foundations are behavioral sc ience and quantitative analysis. While admission s t a nd a rd s coincide with those of the M. B .A. program, the curriculum i s di s tinct. Courses reveal the motivational and logi ca l s tru ctures which underlie the various functional contexts in which m a nageri a l behavio r evol ves Additionally, courses are designed to foster proficiency. rig o r a nd indep endence in applied re sea rch Sup e rvi se d selec tion a nd sys t e matic inves ti gat ion of a significan t problem i s an integral part of th e c urri cu lum MARKETING M arketing is a d ynamic field with many dimensions. includ ing product selection and planning product di stribution. pri c in g a nd promotion. Marketing p oses many challenges and y i elds genero u s rewards for those m eeting th ese c h alle nges. M a rk et in g o perati o n s are carried o ut d o m es ti cally and internationally in v irtu ally all bu s ines s organizations offe rin g a product or serv i ce. M a n y m arketing concepts are applicable t o th e operations of nonp rofi t o r ga ni za tion s s uch as government al. education a l a nd he a lth care in s tituti o n s as well as c haritable a nd p oli tical campaigns. Marketing operations are th e m os t visi bl e link s between th e firm o r institution and its many publics. M arketing in the e nd d ea l s with people people who a r e const a ntl y changing in th eir n ee d s wants and de s ire s: a nd coupl ed with th ese changing tast es is a fiercely competitive environment s u s t ai n e d b y all th e r eso urce s o f a rapidly evolving techno l ogy. These forces lead to much of the much o f the d ynamic nature of mark e tin g The Marketing Program The Marke ting program a t USF pre p a r es students for i niti a l entry and management p osit ions in many areas of marketing with a c urriculum that is concerned with : I Unders t a ndin g consumer behavior and the broader e n vironment within which the fir m or institution operates ; 2 Collec t i n g analyzing. a nd u si n g i nform a ti o n about customers. competitors. a nd th e envi ronment for manage rial decisions; 3. Distributing produc t s effectively a nd efficiently from producer to u se r ; 4 Advertising and promo tin g the offe rin gs of the firm or institution effectively: 5. C r ea ti ve l y and effectively managin g a sa lesforc e selling industria l or consumer goods a nd se r vices; and 6. M a n aging r e t ai l a nd wholesale o perati o n s including the con ceptua lizati o n implementation and evaluation of th e buying merchandising a nd control functions. Eac h student i s strongly e nc ouraged t o se t up hi s own pl a n of s tud y with th e assistance of a Marketing d epartment fac ult y a d v i ser. S uch counseling can lead t o a better d e finition of career o bje c tives and will re s ult in a plan of study th a t i s consistent with each student's career objectives Undergraduate Program In Marketing Undergraduate students wishing t o concentrate their st udi es in th e area of marketing will norm ally maj o r in Marketing. The requirements include 27 credit h ours of mark e tin g cour ses as well as other requirements of the unde rgradu a t e Busin ess Administrati o n curriculum. Students a re encouraged t o supplement thei r bu siness courses with studies in th e compute r scie nce s. M ass Communicatio n s Mathematics. P o liti ca l Scienc e. P syc hology o r Soci o l ogy. Undergraduate s tud en t s not majorin g in m arketing are encouraged to take selected offe rin gs from th e marketing curriculum t o broaden their backgrounds a nd to prepare for m a rk e tin grelated positions in busine ss or non-profit organiza tion s. A s p ec ial three course sequence focusing on retail operations i s bein g o ffered on an experimental basi s during the 1975-76 acad e mic year. This sequence has n o bus ine ss prerequis ites and i s open t o all majors within the U ni ve rsit y Interes ted students s h o uld confer with a Marketing department adviser. Graduate program In Marketing Students in the Master of Bus iness Administration degree program ma y concentrate in the area of Marketi ng b y s electin g


their nine h ours o f elective s in M a rk e ting. Elective course wo rk can includ e studies in one or more of th e areas outlin e d above in the description of the M a rk e ting program. An independent research project can serve as part of the elective course work Business Administration Building ... .1. t "(.\ '':'-;i:fi .,;; 'Ti COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 49 in the marketing emphasis option: however. n o th es i s i s r equire d Students e l ec ting the M.B.A. with emphasis in M a r ket in g should meet with the chairman of th e Marke t ing d e partment at th e be ginning of their M B A course work. r


""" COLLEGE OF EDUCATION The College of Education pl aces an emphasis on each student l ea rning what i s relevant for th e world of today and on his getting deeply involved in his own educational process Thus. the emphasis is on the student learning to do his own thinking about him se lf and hi s uni ve r se. The College of Education is committed to a continuous a nd sys t e matic examinatio n of the professional program of teacher ed u ca tion Promising programs are examined experimentally und e r controlled conditions. which m a ke p ossi ble an o bjecti ve a pprai sa l of effects in terms of l earning outcomes. The U niversit y of South Florida follows a University-wide approach to teacher education. Its p rograms for th e preparation o f teacher s r eprese nt cooperative effort in planning and practice b y faculties of all academic a r eas. Courses needed b y teach e r c andidates but desi g n ed also for o ther stude nt s are o ff e r e d outs ide the College of Education. Courses in the Un i versity which a re primarily de s igned for teacher candidates arc taught b y th e Colle ge of Education. In th e total teacher education program there i s a s p ec ial concern for developin g in the s tud e nt a deep int e r es t in int ellec tual inquiry and the a bilit y t o in spire thi s interest in oth ers. It i s th e t ask of th e College of Ed uc atio n t o give leadership to th e ins tructi o n in su bject m a tt e r and p rocess. which mean s th e t o t a l teacher education program. BACCALAUREATE LEVEL DEGREE PROGRAMS The undergraduate teacher education program leads t o the Bach elor of Arts degree. It i s a n upper division program. Admission to the College Whil e each student admitted to the University is expected to h a ve th e qualifications t o graduate. thi s d oes not neces sa ril y m ea n th a t he ha s the qualific atio n s t o b ecome a teacher. The College of Educatio n adminis t ers the admiss ion polici es t o all teach e r programs o f the University. as well as those for the College it self. All students who pl a n t o teach mus t apply for admissio n t o a teacher educatio n program through th e Central Advising Office of th e Colleg e of Education. Prospec ti ve secondary and K-12 te ac her s are e nrolled in t e ach e r education programs invo lvin g both th e College of Education a nd va riou s other colleges of the liberal arts areas. S tud ents who have completed s uccessfull y the two-yea r Associate o f Arts program at a junior college and other transfer s tud e nt s who h ave earned at least 90 quarter hours should apply for o fficial admission to te acher education program s during their first quarter in r eside nce Admission to the uppe r l eve l teacher education program i s contingent up o n m eeting th e following minimum requirements: I. Completion of a Colleg e of Education upper level application form.* 2. Compl e tion of the General Di stribution requirements for Education m ajo rs. Provi s ion a l admission may b e granted if no more than three individual General Di stribution cour ses remain to be taken. provided Freshman English has been completed. 3. Completion of a minimum of 90 quarter hours. 4 An overall grade point ratio (GPR) of 2.0. 5. Additional criteria at the di sc retion of the admissions and se lection s committee (i.e. medical c enter. student affairs. s p eec h and hearing clinic etc.). Handicapped Students: Application will be reviewed by the admission committee. Acceptance of the application of the stud en t will b e determine d b y the following: I. The judgment of the committee that the student will be able to carry out the duties of a teacher. 2 An assurance from the public schools that an internship contract will be offered. Deadl ine: The student should initiate his application ll"ith the Colle1w o( 1:."ducation Cen tral Advisin!( O((ice no later than the second \\"eek ;( rhe quar t er in u hich he is for admission. 50 Admission to Supervised Teaching Experience T h e su per vised t eac hin g experience i s a minimum of 12 credits of o b servatio n a nd s upervi se d teaching in e l e m e ntary or seco ndary sc hool s. Time and sequenc e of experien ce may vary among programs. (Refe r to th e s p ec ific program for further information.) S pecial require m e nt s for e n ro llm e nt in th e supervised teaching a nd seminar courses are: I Admission to the College of Ed uc a tion. 2. Completi o n of a n application for s up ervised teaching. 3. Completion of th e profess i o n a l education sequence and at l eas t twothird s of t eaching specializat ion with a minimum 2.0 grade p o int ra ti o in each 4 An ove r all 2.0 g rad e p o int ratio. A ppli cat ion for student teaching s h o uld b e m ade tw o quar t ers prior t o term in which experience i s d es ir ed. a nd may b e obtaine d in the Student Teaching Office. Fall Quarter (I) a pplic a tions a r e due by la s t week of th e Wint e r Qua rter (II) of th e previous sc hool year. Winter Qua rt e r (II) a pplications a r c due b y last week o f th e Summer Qua rt e r (IV) of the previous school year. Spring Quarter (Ill) applic atio n s a r e due b y last week of th e Fall Quarter (I) of the same sc hool year. Summer Quarter (IV) a pplicati o n s a re due the las t week of the Winter Qua rter (II) of th e same sc hool year.


College Requirement s for Graduation A stude nt t o b e ce rtifi e d b y th e Colleg e of Educatio n as hav in g completed it s r equirements mus t have earne d 1 8 0 c r edit h ours with a m inimum over all grad e p oi nt rati o o f 2. 0 A n average of 2 0 or b e tt e r al so mus t b e m a d e i n the student's profess i o nal educa ti o n sequence a nd in hi s teachin g s pe c i aliza ti o n Satisfactory c omple t i o n o f supe rvised t eaching i s require d As u d e nt mus t a lso h a v e comple t e d the major r equire m ents in

52 CO LLEGE O F E D U CA TI ON Stud e nt Music Educa t ors Na t ional Confe r ence S tud e nt Mu s i c Educa t o r s Na ti o nal Confe r e nc e i s a n a ffiliate of th e Mu sic E d uca t o r s N ati o nal Confe r e n ce a nd th e Fl o r i d a Mus i c Educa t o r s Assoc i atio n It i s de vo t e d to the furth era n ce of kn owle d ge a nd und e r s t a ndin g o f mus i c educa ti o n o n all l eve l s. M embe r shi p i s o p e n t o any stude nt in t h e U ni ve r sity o f South Fl o rid a wh o i s i nt e r es t e d in th e teachin g o f music. L i brary Educat ion Audio Visual Organization T h e Libr a r y Educatio n Audio -Vi s u a l O rga ni za ti o n is a p rofess i o n al o r ganiza tion fo r those m embe r s of th e U ni versity community i nt e r este d i n L ibrary educatio n T h e USF group m ee t s o n ce a m o nth a nd provides program s o r g u es t s p ea k e r s of inter e st t o th e campus community. I n additio n L E A VO publi s h es a m o nth l y n e w s lett e r for its m embe r s. M e mb e r s h i p i s o p e n t o all i nt e re s ted in Lib ra r y educatio n Phi Beta Lambda Ph i B e t a L ambda i s a bu s in es s fr a t e rnit y o pen to all s tud e nt s. includin g fr es hmen e x pre ssing an inter es t in Busines s Educa ti o n and wh o a r e enroll e d i n a Busine s s Course. Kappa Delt a P i K a pp a D elta Pi is a n a ti o nal c o educa ti o nal h o n o r socie t y in Educatio n The soc i e t y was founded t o r ecog n ize and e ncour age excelle n c e in sc h o l a r s hip high perso n a l standards improve ment in t eac h e r pre p a rati o n and di s tin ctio n in a chievem e nt. Physical Education Association (PEA) T h e Physi ca l Educa t ion Asso c ia ti o n ( P E A ) i s o p e n t o all s tud e nt s e n rolle d in the Physi ca l Educa ti o n Program Soci a l a nd p rofess i o n a l m ee tin gs a r e conduc ted th ro u g h out the yea r t o p ro m o t e int e r ac ti o n within th e o r ga niz a tion Student Guidance Organization (SGO) T h e S tud e nt G ui d a n ce Organi za ti o n i s a Guid a n ce O r ga n i zatio n for gradua t e s tud e nt s prese ntl y e n rolle d in th e G uid a n ce P rogra m Soci al a nd p ro f essio n a l m e etin gs a r e c onducted thro u g h o ut th e year. M embe r s a l so participate in annua l retrea t s a nd atte nd di s trict a nd s t a te me e tin gs. Mathematics Education Clinic The M a th e mati cs Educa ti o n C lini c i s m iss i o norie nt e d in a b road se n se i n th a t i t i s pri m a ril y c o n cerne d with childre n and yo uth wh o evide nc e l ea rnin g proble m s in m a th e m a tics. H o w eve r an i m p orta nt purpose of th e c linic i s o n e o f o b t ainin g h y p o th eses th a t ca n b e s tudied t o o bt a in ge neraliza bl e profes s ional kn owl e dge t o improve th e t eac h i n g a nd l ea rnin g o f m athema ti cs. C lini cal. coor e l atio n al. n orma ti v e a nd ex p e rim enta l a p proach es a r e used i n th e study o f th e eti o l ogy a nd sympto m a t ology of m a th e m atica l l ea rnin g di sa bilities. Gene ral m o d e l s a nd s p ecific t eac hin g strateg i es a r e provide d th e classro o m t eac h e r a nd th e s tud e nt -dinic i a n for ca rr y ing out e ff e ctiv e diag n os ti c a nd presc riptive progra ms. C l ose profess i o n a l r e l a ti o n s are m a int a i ned b e tw ee n th e M a th ematics E du ca ti o n fac ult y a nd th e a pp ro pri a te fac ulti es in th e College of Educat i o n wh ose int e re s t s a nd p rofessio n a l s kill s a r e r e l a t e d t o th e w o rk of the C lini c The physical facilitie s o f the C lini c. pre s entl y locate d in t h e E du catio n Buildin g. m a k e it p oss ib l e fo r U ni ve r sity students t o w ork with individu a l s a nd s m all groups wh ose lea rnin g di sa bili ti es see m t o b e prim ari l y cogniti v e R efe r ra l s may b e made b y princ ip a l s. teach e r s. a nd / or p a r e nt s b y ca llin g 9 7 42 1 00 Courses availa bl e for t eachers a nd / o r stude nt s focu s in g o n di a gn os tic a nd presc ripti ve p rocedures i n m a th e m a ti cs a pp ro pri a t e for e l e m e nt a r y sc hool children a re Diaf( n o si s and Tre at ment u f L e arninf( Disa b ilities i n S c hool Mathematics (4 hrs.) a nd Prac t i cum in Diaf(n os i s and Treatment of C hildr e n's L e arn ing Di sab ili t ies in Ma thematics ( 4 hrs.). Teacher Education Programs and C urricula The r e a r e three di s tinct a re as in t h e te a ch e r educati o n program. a nd a l l te a ch e r ca ndid a t es mu s t meet ce rt a in minimum r equirement s in eac h The thre e a r eas and the ir r equirements a re as follo ws: I Ge n e r a l Di stributio n Require m e nt s (60 c r edit h ours ) The five a re as o f G e n e ral Di stributio n a nd the specific r equire m e n t s are as fo l l o ws: A r e a I En glis h Compos iti o n : Nine h ours. A r ea II Huma niti es / F ine Arts : A minimum o f e i g ht h ours. Area I l l Mathe m a tic s : A n y program r equiring Arith m etic fo r th e C hild." se e P a rt II: a minimum o f e i g ht h ours i s require d for other m a j o rs. A r ea I V Natural Sci e n ces: A minimum o f ei g h t h o u r s. A r ea V Socia l a nd B e ha v i o ra l S c ien ces: A minimum o f 16 h o u rs divided be t wee n I B e havioral Scie n ce a nd 2. S ocia l Sci e nc e courses Courses r equire d for a stude nt's major program will n o t be counte d i n t h e total 6 0 h ours alt houg h a reas o f the genera l di s tribu t i o n requ i rem e nt s m a y b e waiv e d wher e appropr ia t e A s tudent w ill be limit e d t o 1 2 h o ur s in a sin gle department t o w a rd di stributio n r equire m ents in a n y a re a. No n e o f the a b ove may be t a k e n S / U. 2 P rofessio n a l Educa t io n Core ( 36-44 credit h ours) T h e required courses in the p ro f ess i o n a l educa t i o n cor e a r e a s follows: Huma n Dev e l opme n t and Learnin g (4) Socia l Founda ti o n s of Educa ti o n ( 4) C urri c ulum & Ins tru ction ( 5 ) M e th o d s Course ( s) ( 4 1 2 ) Interns hip & Se min a r ( 1 5) R ea di n g R equi r e m e nt ( S ee not e b e l o w ) (4) 3 T ea c h in g Spe cia l i za tio n Preparation (41 73 credit h o u rs ) Cou r se requi r e ments i n th e are a of teachin g sp e ci alizati o n va r y according t o s ubject field of s p ec i aliza ti o n No te : State Board of Educa ti o n regulati o n ( 6A-5 25) re v i s ed Jul y 10. 1973. was amended t o r e q u ir e t h a t all (elem e nt a r y a nd seco nd a r y ) approv ed progra m s o f teacher educa ti o n mus t includ e informa ti o n o n teaching r eading s kills. F o r e lem e nt a r y majors addition al compe tencie s ove r a nd a b o ve t h o s e taught in Reading for t h e C h i ld" a re required This applie d t o all students graduating a f ter Au g u s t 197 4 P l ease c heck with yo u r a d v i ser wit h r es pect t o th e w ays a nd me a n s o f m ee tin g t h e se c ompe t e n c i es. ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS ELEMENTARY SPECIALIZATION E l e m e n ta r y Educa ti o n m ajo r s a re pre p a r e d t o teach in g rad es o n e th ro u g h s i x. Curre ntl y there a re tw o options for c o m pl e tin g th e e l e m e nt a r y course w o rk and int e rn s hip r equireme nts. Stude nt s ma y purs ue a program b y t a king required educat io n courses durin g their j uni o r and seni o r y ear with prac tic a l field ex peri e n ces during thei r s eni o r year. Thes e e x p e rien c e s includ e pre -int ernship as p a rt of "Curriculum a n d Ins t ru c t i o n a nd T ea chin g Metho d s in th e Elementary S c hool" and a f ull quarter intern s hip assignment in a s ele c t e d el ementary school. Stude nt s may pu r s u e a program o f el ementary te ache r prep a ra t i o n which provides continuous d aily laboratory experiences i n l o c a l s ch o o l s. Students electing this program mus t arran ge t o s pend a mi nimum of two h ours daily wo rking in a varie t y o f cl ass ro o m situta ti o ns. Pre-interns hip a nd interns hip


credit is e a rned during thi s field e xperi e nc e which ex t e nd s ove r a p e ri o d o f five qua rt e r s. Students ente rin g a n el e m entary educa ti o n program mus t b e eli g ible fo r admissi o n t o the Colle g e o f Educa ti o n ( see admission r equire m e nt s ) a nd m aintain a 2.0 ave ra ge. All s tud ents acce pted in th e E l e m e nt a r y Educatio n Program in th e Colle g e of Educatio n will b e r equire d t o p ass a writt e n profici e nc y examinatio n a t so m e time prio r t o enrollme nt in "Superv i se d Teachin g The examin a ti o n w ill cons i s t of th e stud e nt s w ritin g e xtemporaneousl y for o n e h our o n o n e of three t o pi cs t o b e a nn ounce d a t the t i m e of th e examin a t io n ELEMENTARY-EARLY CHILDHOOD Students inter es t e d in early childhood t eac hin g. whi c h include s childre n ages 3-8 s h o uld purs u e a p rog r a m l eading t o ce rt ificatio n b o th in earl y childhood and e lem e nt a r y educatio n ELEMENTARY-MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION For th e s tudent with a s p ec i a l int e r es t i n yo un gs t ers i n t he m i ddl e grad es. c ours e s a r e availa ble which lead t o b o th e l e m e n tary a nd middle s chool c e rtific ation. The courses a r e group ed in tw o segments: (I ) E l ementa r y Educa t ion -con sis tin g of 4 2 h ours of cours e w o rk in e lement a r y educa ti o n a nd (2) M i ddl e School Teach i n g -con s i s tin g of b e t wee n 28 a nd 32 h ours o f COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 53 Education Building lib e ral a rt s a nd education co ur ses r e l a t e d t o o n e o f th e follo w i n g s p ecia l a r e as: R ea d i n gl a n g u age a rt s educatio n Sc i ence educa tio n Soci a l sc i ence education. M a thematics e d uca t ion Furth e r informati o n ca n b e o bt a i ne d b y contacting advise r s in t h e respective a reas. KINDERGARTEN THROUGH TWELFTH GRADE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS Candida t es me e t t eac hin g requirements fo r all grad e l eve l s fro m K i nd e r ga rt e n throu gh the s en io r yea r of high sc hool. ART EDUCATION The A rt Educa tion student may ele c t t o emphasi ze p a intin g sculpture graphics. ce rami cs . o r ph o tography / c in e m a tograph y b y s elect i n g the appro pri a t e c ours es. At the time of a pplicati o n t o upper l e v el. each Art Educatio n student must submit s lide s o r p o rt folio t o th e he a d o f th e d ep a rt ment. To ass i s t t ra n s f e r s tud e nt s i n selec t ion of cou rses. th ey mus t submit work pri o r t o o r during re g i s t ratio n EXCEPTIONAL CHILD EDUCATION The Ex cepti o n a l C hild Educ ati o n Baccal a ure a t e Leve l Degree Program offe r s stude nt s three tracks l eading t o R a n k III C ertifi ca ti o n in th a t s pecific a r ea o f emphasis. Emotionally Disturbed A two year p rogram ( s i x q u a rt e r s ) l eading t o certifica ti o n in Em otio n ally Di sturbe d and E l ementa r y Educa ti o n In a dditi o n to the practice tea c hin g required in E l e m e nt a r y Educa ti o n a con t inu o u s p racticum is p rovide d w i t h e m o ti o n ally di sturbe d c hildr e n Mental Retardation Stude nt s in th e Mental Ret ardatio n Program a r e pre p a r e d a s te achers of th e Mentally Ret a rded (b o th educa bl e a nd t ra in a ble) This planne d program p rovi de s for s i x ia rt ers o f c ourse work in th e maj o r a r ea of s p e ci a lizati o n a nd i n th e r equire d e l e m enta r y a rea as indic a ted b e l o w U p o n comple ti o n of thi s planned program. the student will be ce rtifi e d in th e a r ea o f Menta l R e t ardatio n (K-12) Specific Learning Dlsabllltles The pla nned program for students majorin g in S p ecific Lea rnin g Di sa biliti es requires six quarters of c ourse wo rk. Com pleti o n o f this program will en a ble students t o b e certi fie d in th e a r ea o f S pecifi c L earning Di sa bilitie s ( K -12). HEALTH EDUCATION The t wo y ea r H ea lth Educatio n program is d es i g n e d t o p re pa r e h eal th educators for th e pu blic sc hool s through comb ined course w o r k and f i eld w o rk / i nt e rn s hip i n publi c sc hool s a n d community health p rograms ea ch quar t e r T his p rog ra m i s a comp e t e n cy based curriculum w ith a n S (Satisfactory) U (Un sa ti sfac t o r y) g radin g sys t e m P re r eq u is it es for en terin g th e p ro g r a m inclu d e admi ssio n to th e College of Ed u ca tion. a survey cour se in h ea lth sc i e n ce. a nd a n int e r v i e w fo r p rog r a m guida n ce. MUSIC EDUCATION All s tud e nt s see kin g a d eg r ee in music educa ti o n a r e r equi r ed to t a k e a placem e nt examinati o n in mus i c th eo r y-his tory and t o p ass a n auditio n i n th e i r r espec ti ve p e rformance area. S tu de n ts mus t o bt a in th e d a t es for th ese exam i nations from t h e Mu sic Office: compl e t ion of t h e examinations i s required b efo r e r e gis t ration in mu s i c co ur ses ca n be p e rmitt ed. S p ec i a l requirement s for all m us i c education majo rs: success f ul compl e t io n of t he pia n o prof ic i e n c y req u i r e m ent as defi n ed b y th e mus i c and m us i c education faculties b efo r e a dmittance t o uppe r leve l ; p a rti c ipati o n in a pe r formi n g ensemble eac h quart e r th e s tud e nt i s enrolle d in a ppli e d music: a nd th e prese nt atio n of a o n e -h a l f h o ur rec it al in th e major performin g m ed i u m during th e se n io r year. S tud e nt s a r e e n co u rage d t o a tt e nd o n-camp us mu s ical events ( i.e. s tuden t rec i t a ls. M us i c Forum eve nts. faculty recita l s. a nd A rti s t Series co n ce rt s).


54 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION PHYSICAL EDUCATION A t wo year p rogra m is offer ed a t t h e j unior a nd senior yea r l eve l whic h p rovi d es a d aily int e rn s h i p ex p e rienc e i n th e l oca l sc hool s fo r pro s pective physi ca l educatio n t eachers. B eca u se e n ro llm e nt in thi s pro gra m is limited all stude nt s must p a rti cip a t e in a sel ective admiss i o n s p rocedure whic h includ es an o n ca mpu s co nfer e nc e in ord e r t o be cons id e r e d for admissio n Stud e nt s may ente r thi s p rogra m only during Qua rt e r I ( F a ll) of e a c h y e a r a nd s h o uld b e pre p a r e d to s pe nd a minimum of t wo h ours p e r d a y i n a ph ys i ca l educatio n teachin g situatio n d u r i n g eac h o f th e s i x qua rt e r s i n a dd i tion t o th eir o ncampus study. The continuo u s field ex p e ri e n ce i s in lie u of th e u s u a l q u a rt e r o f f ull-day int e rn s hip a nd the t ea ch e r a id ass i gnments. Those r equire m e nt s ( see admiss i o n t o supe r vise d t eac hin g ex p erie n ce) whi c h a r e n ecessa r y for admissi o n t o supervise d t eac hin g ex peri e n ce mu st be m e t b efo r e a st ud e n t will be allowe d t o r eg i s t e r i n "Seminar a nd Int e rn s hip i n Ph ys i ca l Education." After a ppl ying for a d m ission t o th e Unive r s ity. all students mu s t a ppl y direc tl y t o th e De partme nt o n or befor e April I N o st ud e nt will b e admitte d t o th e p rogra m unl ess a ppli catio n h as b ee n m a d e prio r t o this d a t e. Direc t req u es t s t o: Coordin a t o r P rofess i o n a l P hys i ca l E d ucatio n Program College of Educa t ion SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS Candid a tes a r e req uir e d to meet s pe cializat i o n r equire ment s i n b roa d s ubj ect field s o r in s ubject combina ti o ns. It i s a l so p oss ibl e for p ros pective seco nd a r y s ch oo l t e a c h e r s t o a dd e l ementa r y sc hool cer tifi ca tion b y fo llowing an approve d progra m T h e seconda r y sch o ol s p ec i aliza tion requirements can be satisfie d i n m o r e th a n 15 s ubj e ct a r eas in e i ght broad fie lds. CLASSIC AND ANCIENT STUDIES Latin-English Education Latin-Foreign Language Education ENGLISH EDUCATION FOREIGN LANGUAGES Foreign Language-English Education: Two Foreign Languages: S p e c iali z a tion R equirements (61 c r edi t h o u rs) B eg innin g a nd in te rm e di a t e fo r e ign l a n g u age r equirements (or equival en t s) mu s t b e c o mpl e ted In the m a j o r l a n g uage (Fr e n c h Ge rm a n It alia n Ru ss i a n o r S p anis h) the stude nt mu s t ea rn a minimum o f 35 c r edit h o u rs. and in th e min o r lan g u age 2 6 c r e d i t h ours Single Foreign Language: Aft e r co n s ultation with a n a dviser th e Dean may g ive p e r mi ss i o n for a s tud ent t o e l e ct a s in g le for e i g n l a ngua ge major. A minimum of 45 c r e dit h ours be yo nd int ermediate course requireme nt s must be ea rn e d in the s in g l e fore i g n l a n g uage. HUMANITIES EDUCATION MASS COMMUNICATIONSENGLISH EDUCATION MATHEMATICS T h e t ypica l program fo r prospective m athe m a ti cs t eac h e r s co n s i s t s of a minimum o f 4 7 c r edit h ours i n m athe matic s a b ove th e 2 00 l evel. SCIENCE Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology A s tud e nt planni n g t o teach s ci e n ce a t th e seconda r y l eve l s h o uld co mpl e te th e d e p artmental major in th e corres p o ndin g sc i e n ce a r ea (in Botan y, C h e mi stry Physi cs, o r Zool ogy). R equi r e m e nt s fo r th ese program s are lis ted in th e c a talog unde r th e sc i e n ce departm e nt s of th e College of Nat u ra l Scie n ces. Ne w Tre nd s in Teach i n g B io logy" is reco m me nd ed fo r b i o l ogy t eac h ers. "New Trend s in Teach ing t h e Ph ys i cal Scie n ces" i s r ecomm e nd e d for p h ys i ca l sci e n ce (c h e mi stry a nd ph ys i cs) t e ach e rs. Science Education: A n alte rn a t e p rog r a m is avai l a bl e in whic h t h e p ros p ective t eac h er mu s t m ee t th e m i n imum r equireme nt s of th e major in th e Na tu ra l Scie n ces T hi s requires 36 cre d i t h ours in the disciplin es of major concentrat i o n a n d 2 4 c r e d i t h ours within the Natura l Scie n ces a nd outside the conc entration area. These l a tt e r 2 4 h ours mu st b e approve d b y th e stude nt 's a d v i se r and incl u de a t l eas t o n e 3 00 level course. (Tot a l progr a m. 6 0 c re d i t h ours mini m u m). Concent rat i o n s a r e avai l a ble in b i o logy. ph ys i cs. a nd c h emistry SOCIAL SCIENCE To t eac h at th e seco ndary l eve l th e minimum r equire m ents of a Soci a l Sci ence Educatio n major mus t b e m et. All program s in th e Soci a l Sci e n ce Educatio n m a jor s p ecif y 6 4 c r e di ts o r more in th e Soci a l Sci e n ces. A teachin g emphas i s r eq uir es a minimum o f 2 4 c r ed it s i n o n e di sci plin e wi t hi n a n approved program w h ic h will l ea d t o ce rtifi catio n in th e broa d a r e a of soci a l sc i e n ces. H o w ever. a student m ay co n centra t e his s tudi es in o n e of the s ep a r a t e s ubj ec t a re as. Eac h progr a m contai n s b o th r equired a nd e l ec t ive co ur ses whi c h eac h student in co n s ult a ti o n with his a d v i ser w ill sel ect. SPEECH COMMUNICATION ENGLISH EDUCATION Education Building


COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 55 VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS Ca ndid a t es planning to teach in county-wide adult and secondary education programs. junior college associa t e of arts a nd area vocational school s. continuing education centers. model cities programs and other vocational. adult a nd technical schools may pursue one o r more of the following specializations. BUSINESS AND OFFICE EDUCATION To complete program requirements leading to Rank I II certification in the broad field of Busines s Education. students must take 73 hours of course work in the business administration and business education areas and 37 hours o f professional education courses. Two s p ecia l methods courses are included in the professional education sequen ce. DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION Di stributive Education is a program for those interested in becoming teachers of marketing a nd di stribution in schools and programs as listed under the discussion of Vocational a nd Adult Education Certification Programs. To qualify to teach in the area of Distributive Education Students must take 62 hours of course work. In addition. they must fulfill the state requirement or two years of distributive on-th e-job work experience or complete 2100 hours o f acceptable training. Supervised Field Experience: Dis t ributive Education and Cooperative Education training experie nc e are offe r ed as suggested avenues to m ee t thi s requirement. (Acceptability of work exper ience will be det ermined b y the Ad ul t and Vocational staff at the University of South Florida.) INDUSTRIAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION Enrollment in the area of Industrial-Technical Education is restricted to persons with employment experiences qualifying th em to teach in the field. Special provision is made for students who have completed their Associate of Science Certificates in a technologica l specia lt y from one of the programs of the S tate system of junior colleges. Students ma y validate up to 45 credit hours throug h an Occupational Competency Examination. In addition t o the professional core. they mus t take 29 credit hours in Vocational & Adult Education. Acceptability of work ex p e riences will b e determined b y the Adult and Vocational staff at the University of South Florida. MASTER'S LEVEL DEGREE PROGRAMS Admission Candidates for admission to graduat e study must pre sen t satisfactor y evi d e n ce of: I. Undergradu a te grade-point-ratio of 3.0 (B) minimum on the last half of the baccalaureate degree: or GRE aptitude score1000 minimum. 2. Any additional requirements s pecified by the program. 3. Receive favorable recommendation from program chairman. Filing of Program During the first term of graduate study the candidate for the master's degree must file a planned program of studies. This report of Graduate Advisory Confer ence is t o be compl eted in consultation with th e a d v is er. The completed report should be filed with the Coordin ator of Graduate Studies in th e College of Education. Quality of Work Candidates fo r the master's degree must maintain a 3.0 GPA. If at any time th e student's GPA falls below the minimum. the student will be placed on probation. During the probationary s tatus the student's academic progress will be reviewed to deter-mine: I ) r e moval from probation, 2) continuation on probation. 3) drop from graduate program. Residency The candidate for the master's degree will be required to meet the residenc y requirement established by each program area. Consult the appropriate program area for details. Comprehensive Examination During the last term of enrollment. prior to completion of degree requirements. the candidate mus t perform sa tisfactorily on a comprehensive examination. Process Core Examination Graduate students with sufficien t undergraduate background may take the Process Cor e Examinations after consultation w ith their advisers. Successful performance on the examination enables a student to waive the cour se requirement. but he must take elec t ive cour ses in lieu of the hours required. The Process Core Examinations are in the Foundations of Measurement. Psycho logical Foundations and Social Foundations of Education. Graduate students o n a Plan II Master's Program (see below) are not eligible to take the Process Cor e Examinations unle ss they h ave had a comparable course at the undergraduate level. Master of Arts Programs Qualified persons may pursue graduate study in the following majors: Art Education Elementary Education E n glish Education Exception al Child Education tracks in: Emot ionally Disturbed Gifted Mental Retardation Specific Learning Disabilities Forei gn Language* Guidance Humanities Education Library-Audiovisual Education Mathematics Education Music Education Physical Education Reading Education School Psychology Science Educationt


56 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Socia l Science Education Speech Communication Education Vocational Education wit h tracks in: Adult Education Dis t ributive Education Business and Office Education Indu s tri a l-T echnical Ed ucation Junior College Teaching: Astronomy Biology Business Chemistry Economics Engineering! English Fre n ch Geograph y Geology History Mathematics Physics Political Science Psychology Sociology Spanish Speech Communicat ion French, German. or Spanish +With conce ntrati o ns in Bio l o gr. C hemistry. o r Physics Enf(ineerin K hac h e lor's def(rer required. Master of Education Programs Qualified persons may pursue graduate study i n the following majors: Administration and Supervision Curriculum and Instruction PROGRAM PLANS OF STUDY Plan I Plan I is a program of graduate studies designed for those with appropriat e certification who desire to increase their competence in a subject specialization or receive professional preparation in o n e of the service areas of education Plan II Plan 11 i s a program of graduate studies designed for the holder of a non-education baccalaureate degree who desires to meet initial certification requirements as part of a p lanned program leading to the Master of Arts degree. (This program is not avai l able in the area of elementary education.) Program Descriptions Master of Arts degree programs consist of a minimum of 45 credit hours. 24 of which must be at the 600 level. Most special ization areas include the option of a thesis of three to six credit hours. ART EDUCATION I n consultation with a graduate adviser, a student may develop a program in art education with a specialization in one of three areas: a. Studio/ new media b. Art Administration, Supervision & Curriculum Innovation c Research Methods for Art Education A portfolio o r slides of recent creative work must be submitted prior to admission into the program. ELEMENTARY EDUCATION This program requires full cert ification as an elementary teacher for admission The student will choose from one of the following areas of emph asis: a. Elementary Curriculum Emph asis. b. Reading Em ph asis c Super vis i on Emphasis. d Early C hildhood Emphasis. e Elementary School Mathematics Emphasis. f. Social Studies Emphasis. Elementary-Early Chlldhood Education This concentratio n requires recommendation of the program for admission. Requirements in specializatio n and related courses total 32 hours. Elementary-Early Intervention {N-3) This empha sis is designed for regu lar classroom te achers to become acquainted with the varying forms and degrees of behavioral manifestations a nd learning performance of young children in a pluralistic society ENGLISH EDUCATION Cand idates must score at least 500 o n the Verbal Aptitude section of the GRE or 550 on the Advanced Literatur e test of the GRE. Requirements for admission: A bachelor's degree in English Education from a recognized institution. or Rank 11 certification in Secondary Englis h from the State of Florida or other equiv ale nt certification Students holding a bachelor's degree and qualified for Rank Ill Secondary English certification except for the required Education courses m ay e n roll as Special students and compl ete certification requirements. After obtaining certifica tion they may apply for degree-seeking status and appl y up to 12 credit hours of relevant work in Education on this degree. EXCEPTIONAL CHILD EDUCATION The Except i o nal C hild Education offers four tracks at the Master's Degree Program Level. Students must sel ect their area of emph asis Emotlonally Disturbed The purpose of this program is to train educators for emotionally disturbed children. An individualized program is avail able under both Plan I. for certified and experienc e d teachers. a nd Plan II. for those with a non-education baccalureate degree Gifted The Gifted C hild Teacher Trainin g program provides advanced training for experienced teachers to work with gifted and talented children and t o work with o ther teachers on a consu lt ant or teacher-leader basis. An inexperienced teacher-training program is also provided which is designed to prepare noncertified. liberal arts majors to work with classrooms of gifted children. Emphasis is on the development of subject matter specialization and specific skills to: I. identify the gifted, 2. make an individual diagnosis of cogniti ve and affec tiv e strength s and weaknesses and


3. modify the educational program t o develop the gifted ch ild' s potential. Mental Retardation The course of study is designed to prepare the studen t to become a more effec tiv e teacher or s up erviso r of teachers for th e retarded. It is highly recommended by the Mental R etardation Pro gram that a n y student who i s about to apply for Graduate work in the area of Mental Retardation cont act that office for advising purposes before any courses are taken or application made for admission. Specific Learning Dlsabllltles T h e course of study is designed t o prepare the student to become a more effective learnin g disabilities specialist. FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION (FRENCH, GERMAN, SPANISH) Candidates for the M.A. degree in foreign language education must present sa ti sfac tory evidence of: I. Undergraduat e grade point ratio of 3.0 or better on th e last half of the B.A. 2. GRE aptitude score of IOOO. or GRE advanced fore i g n language score in upper third. or equivalent. 3. Baccalaureate degree in chosen foreign language. or in fo reign language educat ion from an accredited institution of higher learning. 4. Favorable recommendation from program chairman. Each candidat e will be assigned his major adviser in the College of Education and. to facil it a t e selection of appropriate foreign lan guage courses, a co-adviser in th e Foreign Language department of the College of Arts & Letters. Since identical lis t s of fore i g n language courses are not prescribed for each ca ndid a te and since each candidat e's program is designed t o satisfy the individual's n eeds. the specific foreign l anguage courses are selected in consultation with the advisers. Candidates should mee t with both advisers before registering for eac h quarter. GUIDANCE PLAN I -The guidance program typicall y requires seventeen credit h ours from the Process Core Addition al course requirements depend upon th e major emphasis in either elementarv sc hool guidance o r in secondar y school guidance. The Guidance Program has no full-time residenc y requirement. Students who a re gai nfull y employed on a fulltime basis a re limited t o o n e course per quarter. Exceptions a r e made only wit h permission of the Guidance Program Committ ee. HUMANITIES EDUCATION The program in Humanities consists of 27 -4 5 credit hours selected with the advice of th e a dvi ser in the field of specializa tion. LIBRARY-AUDIOVISUAL (MEDIA) EDUCATION Basic courses are required for all students with a choice of specialization for work in one of the following a r eas: School Media (formerl y School Library): Public Library: Academic Lib ra ry: Special Library. The requirements for the School Media specialization include Rank II certification for th e State of Florida. Other requirements prepare the student to assume leadership roles in the profession. T h e Universi t y minimum number of graduate course work hours is 45. The number of credits required in this department range from 46 to a possible maximum of 75. T h e exact numbe r COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 57 of hours is determined in conference wit h th e student and his assig n ed departmental adviser on the basis of the student's needs a nd the departmental stand a rd s for th e specialty areas of st udy. Thesis hours when elected (4-6) a re in addition to course work. With the consent of his adviser any student may choose one or more cognates from other courses offered o utside th e department. Criteria for admission a nd for g raduation a r e those ge n era l cri t eria specified by the College of Education. Graduat ion requirements i nclud e the fulfillment of th e student's fil ed program of studies. application for graduation at the beginning of th e quarter in which h e int en d s to graduate. and the successfu l completion of a final compreh ensive examination administered b y th e Library-Audiovisual program. I f the opt ion of Thesis or Maste r's Essay has been chosen by the student. these manuscripts are su hject to the criteria determined b y the University. MATHEMATICS EDUCATION This program requires a minimum of 5I quarter h ours. Before the 12-hour level th e student must demonstrate that he has the competen ce in mathematics t o undertake the program. MUSIC EDUCATION Plans in both instrumental and vocal music are offered. At lea st 27 hours a r e taken in one of these areas. A place ment exam i nation is req u ired of all new registrant s in musical s t y les Eac h candidate must meet the undergraduate l eve l of piano proficiency before the quarter in which he expects t o graduate. Participation in e nsembles i s required for at l east three quarters. Three plans are available to the candidate: 48 hours plu s the sis 5I hours plus r ecital. o r 54 hours without thesis or recital. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Areas within the program i n which a student may focus study are E lementary Physical Education. Secondary P hysical Ed u cation. o r Physical Ed ucation for the Handicapped. READING EDUCATION The masters degree in Reading Education is designed t o prepare specia l reading teachers. reading clinicians and supervisors -coo rdinators-

58 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 11 for th ose w ith a soc i a l science baccal a ure a t e de g r ee but n o t certified t o t eac h. SPEECH COMMUNICATION EDUCATION Admission r equires a bach elor's d egree from a recogni zed ins tituti o n and app rov a l of the Speech Communic atio n Educati o n faculty. Eac h candidate for the M.A. in S p eec h Communica t io n Education mu s t successf ull y compl e t e a written and oral comprehensive examin a tion. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION Adult Education In consultation wit h the graduate a d viser. a program will b e planned which will include a minimum of 45 credit hours. Specializat ion requirement s of 27 credit hours in Adult Educa tion are des i g ned to provide competencies i n organi zat i o n a nd administration. supervision. ad ult l ea rnin g charac teri stics. cur riculum d eve l o pm e nt program pl a nning. methods of teachin g and research t ec hni q ue s as each of these relate to adult education prog rams. R equireme nt s in a r e l a t e d area may include a concentratio n of course s in o ne of the followi n g areas: p syc hol ogy sociology. guidance. administratio n complementary b asic. o r a vocat i o n a l field. Business and Office Education A minimum of 1 2 c r e dit hour s in the specializa ti o n a re a of Busi n ess and Office Education. An y d eficiencies ne ed e d for busin ess t eache r certification must be included in the Master's candidate's program. Selected courses in o n e r e lated area s uch as Guidance. Exce pti o n al C hild Educatio n. Busi n ess Administration. Junior Collegt:. Administrative. o r Supervis ion. Distributive Education Appropriate College of Busines s Administration c ourses in marketin g managem e nt eco n omics finance and accounting for Distributive Educatio n teach e r certification. Selected courses in a r e l a t ed area s uch as Busi n ess Administration. Administration. Supervision. Guidance. Exce pti o n al C hild Educatio n. and Junio r College Industrial-Technical Education Before admiss i o n t o a de gree prog ram. a student must h ave met certifia bl e voca tion al or industrial work qualifications. A st udent will b e a d v i se d of o th e r courses w hi c h he mus t comple te Maste r' s d eg r ee candidates wishi n g to b e certified mus t me e t th e s t ate's minimum ce rt ification requireme nt s in the a rea of s pe c i ali za tion JUNIOR COLLEGE TEACHING PROGRAM T h e U ni versi t y of South Florida has d eve l o p ed a program for junior college teache r s which l ea d s t o th e Master of Arts d egree a nd Florid a. S t a t e Department of Educa ti o n certification at thi s l ev el. The College of Education. in close cooperation with the other colle ges o n th e campus. has formulated th e program. The Junio r College prog r a m includes: Astronomy Economics Physics Bio l ogy French P olitica l Science Busine ss Geography P syc hology C h emist r y Geology Sociology E n glis h H is t o r y S p a nish E ngin ee ring Mathe m a tic s Speech Communication t."t11(ineerin!( ba chelo r's devee r e quir ed. MASTER OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS AD MI NIST RATION AND SUPERVISION This Master of Educa tion (M. Ed.) d egree is t o prepare administrators and supervisors with organizational. management. and instructional lea d e r s hip skills. Admis s i o n require m e nt s include: (I) ce rtifi cation in a t eachi n g fie ld. (2) a t least t wo yea r s of s u ccessfu l teaching exper ience or Rank 11 certification in a n in s tru c t ional area. (3) current U.S.F. graduate admission requirement s. (4) College of Educatio n requirement s for admission t o graduate s tudy. Successful compl e t ion of the program leads t o both the M Ed degree a nd F lorid a R a nk II certification in Administration and Supervi s ion. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION T hi s Master of Education (M.Ed.) d egree program is t o prepare ce rti fie d teach ers who h ave at least tw o years of success ful teach ing ex perience a nd want to improve their teachin g skills a nd / o r b eco me te a m leaders. d e partment h ea d s program coordinators directors of in struction. a nd assi s t a nt principals of curriculum. The d eg r ee requires at l ea s t 50 q u a rter h ours with 60 p erce nt o r more a t th e 600 level. No specific r esea rch and th esis i s required Successfu l completion of th e program will lead t o both the Mast e r of Educa tion deg r ee and Florida R a nk 11 certification. ED.S. PROGRAM The Education Specia l ist (E d S ) program has been developed to provide fo r s t a t e approved Rank I-A certifica tion. The progra m o ffer s s p ec ializati o n in Elemen tary Education with emphasis on urban education. I n a ddition. th ere are tracks under th e elementary s p ecialization availabl e in ( I ) Earl y Childhood E du ca ti o n (2) Ex ceptional C hild Education. (3) M athe matics Educa t ion. a nd (4) Reading / Language Arts Educa tion. PH.D. PROGRAM The Doct o r of Philosoph y de g re e i s availabl e in Education. Speciali za tion is in E lementary Ed ucation with research emphasis on proble ms of urb a n education. In addition. th ere are tracks avai labl e under the elementary speciali z a ti o n in (I) Earl y Child hood Ed u ca ti o n (2) Excepti o n al C hild Educati o n. (3) M athemati cs Ed u cation. a nd (4) R eading/ L a n g ua ge Arts Educatio n.


COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING '-"" Have you ever felt you would like to be the "somebody" who will do "something" about the many problems we face? Our modern society requires new. practical solutions to its many complex technological problems. Spearheading this action will be the engineer and the engineering profession. The engineer. as always. will continue to be responsible and obliged to use his / her knowledge for the benefit of mankind. The increasingly rapid changes in our life style place an ever stronger responsibility to society and our future on both those who are providing the engineering education as well as those who are being educated. The Colle ge of Engineering recognizes this in its approach to the education of tomorrow's engineers as well as in the content of the other programs under its direction which are vital to the technological progress of our society. Its curricul a provide for an individual's development in both t echnical competency and human values. The programs offered by the College of Engineering to meet the diverse requirements of the future can be broadly divided into two areas: PROFESSIONAL E:>:GINEERING and APPLIED SCIENCE A:-.:D TECHNOLOGY. The degrees and services associated with these areas are as follows: Professional Engineering Degree Programs Bach e lor of Science in Engineering degree (Professional Program)-various options Master of Science in Engineering degree (Thesis or Project) Master of Engineering degree (Non-Thesis) Applied Science and Technology Degree Programs Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science degree-Computer Science Option Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science degree-other options Master of Science in Engineering Science degree-Computer Sci ence Concentration Master of Science in Engineering Science degree-other concentrations Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Science degree (Florida S tate University transfer) Bachelor of Engineering Technology d eg ree Computer Science Service Courses (Undergraduate and Graduate) The above spectrum of program o ff e rings prov ides the prospective student with a choice of avenues depending upon individual interests and capabilities for a sign ificant technologica l contribution. These programs are described in more detail under their respective catalog headings. Laboratory experience as well as real-world participation in technologica l problem-solving is a ke y aspect of a professional engineer's or a technologist's college education. The College of Engineering. in implementing this need augments its own modern laboratory and research facilities b y close contact with the professional socie tie s and the many industries in the metropolit a n Tampa Bay area. Students interested in particular programs offered by the College of E ngineering should address their inquiries to the College of Engineering marked for the attentio n of the following: Area of Interest Cunracr Engineering Professional Specific department or Program Office of the Dean Engineering Scie nc e Office of the Dean Computer Science Coordin ator for Computer Engineering Technology Teachers-Engineering Concepts Computer Science Service Courses Sci e nce D epartmen t of Electrical and E lectronic Systems Coordinator for Engineering Technology Regional Center-Engineering Concepts Cu rricu I um Project Department of Industrial S ystems PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING The Engineering programs of the College have be e n developed with an emphasis on three broad aspects of engineering activity --des ign research. and the operation of complex technological systems. S tudents who are interested in advanced design or research should pursue the Five-Year Program leading to the Maste r of Science in Engineering degree. Other students interested more in operational responsibilities may wish to complete their initi a l engineering education a t the baccalaureate level. For this purpose a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree is offered which provides the student a broad education with s ufficient technical background to effectively contribute in many phases of Engineering not requiring the depth of knowledge needed for advanced design or research. The College of Engineering recognizes that modern engineering solutions draw on knowledge of several branches of engineering It a lso recognizes that future technological and societ a l developments will lead to shifting of the relative emphasis on various branches of engineering. triggered by new needs or a reas sessment of national goals. For this reason the College's program includes a strong engineering foundation (core) portion. 59 designed to equip the prospective engineer with a broad base of fundamental. technical knowledge. To this foundation is added the student's s pecialization (option) of sufficient depth to prepare him/her to successfully embark on a professional career. While the baccalaureate degree is considered the minimum educational experience for participating in the Engineering profess ion. and as such the first professional degree students are strongl y encouraged to pursue advanced work beyond the baccalaureate either at this or other institutions. It is becoming increasingly evident that a large segment of today's Engineering professio n is involved in some form of post baccalaureate study. Engineers are earning advanced degrees in ever increa s ing numbers in order to obtain the information and training necessary to meet tomorrow's technological challenges. All are faced with the continuous problem of refurbishing a nd updating their information skills and most are obtainin g advanced information by means of seminars. special institutes and other such systems designed for this purpose. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program. which requires 20 I quarter hours. and th e five year program leading


60 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING to the Master of Science in Engineering degree. which is a n inte g rated program of 246 4uarter hours. are th e programs specif icall y designed to prepare an individual for a professional career as an engineer. Both programs have as their foundations a 152 4uarter hour core of subject material encompassing Humanities. Social Science. Mathematics. Scie n ce. a nd E ngineering which is re4uired of all students. In addition t o th e core subjec t material each student will complete a specialization o pti o n under th e direction of one of the administrative departments of the College. Those options which are available and th e administ rative unit responsible for the options are as follows : Op1io11 Depanmenl Gener a l All Departments Chemical Energy Conver sio n & E l ectrical Industrial M ec hanical Structures. M ateria l s & Fluid s M echanical Design Electrical & Electroni c Systems Industrial Systems Energy Conver sion & Mechanical Design Structures. M a terial s & Fluids The E n gineers' Joint Coun cil for Professional Deve lopment has insp ec t e d and accredited the curricula of the College. of Engi neering defined b y the E l ec tri cal. Industrial. Mecha111cal. a nd Structures. Materials & Fluids options. Preparation for Engineering The high sc hool student a nti cipa tin g a career in e n gineeri n g s hould elec t the strongest academi c program that is available while in high school. Four years each of Englis h mathematics and science (preferably including C hemistry a nd Physics). as well as full program s in the social sc ienc es and humanities. arc most important to succe ss in any engineering colle ge A foreign language. w hil e not a n ecessity provides a desirable background for studen t s. many of whom will continue fo r a d va nc e d stu dy. Prospect ive s tudents w h o are considering engineering at the University of South F lorida who lack ce rt ai n preparation in high sc hool should e l ect to follow a program w hi ch will assist them in overcoming th e ir d eficienc i es. One alternative might b e th at such a stude nt selec t a summer program at the U111vers1ty of South Florida t o upda t e knowledge in mathematics and the ph y sical sciences. Another alternative might be for th e p ros p ective Engi neering student to tak e some remedial work and a l ess accelerated program at th e Unive rsit y of South Florida. For financial or ot h er reasons. student s may wish t o avail themselve s of th e s t a t e's sys t e m of j unior colleges w hi c h offer a wide range o f remedial course work. and many of which a lso offe r full programs in pree n gineering (first two years' cour se work). T h e u ni versi t y of South Florida offers all requir ed pre-e ngmeerm g courses eve r y quarter. Therefore. every studen t can sta rt the program a t that point w h e r e his / her prior education t ermmated. a nd can proceed from that point at a ra t e commensurat e with th e studen t 's capability and tim e availa bilit y. Junior college students pla n n in g to transfer t o th e Un iversit y of South Florida's engineering program at th e juni o r l eve l from a State of Florid a o perat ed college o r university should plan to graduate wit h a n A.A. degree. thus completing their general education re4uirements. All t ra n sfer students s h o uld a lso complete as much of th e mathematics. sc i e nc e and engineering core course work as i s availabl e to th e m The University's College o f Engi neering is available t o assist j unior colleges in the development of course material and in the training of s taff for their offering of applicable core pree n g ineerin g course work. Junior college transfe r s tud e nt s should note that in addition t o freshman and sophomore level courses. all required junior l eve l courses are given each quarter. thus permitting full continuity in studies for the st ud en t at all times. T h e Colle ge of Engineering can assis t students who a r e planning to obtain an Engi neering degree from the U ni ve r s ity of South Fl o rid a and who have started th eir studies elsewhere in formula tin g a sound t o t a l program. Int eres t ed stude nt s s hould contact the Dean's Office furnishing sufficien t detail to permit meaningful res p o ns e. Admission to the College Freshmen a nd t ra nsfer studen t s may e lect t o enter th e Colle ge of E n ginee rin g's profess i o n a l e ngin ee rin g program upon initial entry into the U niv ersi t y by declaring the Bachelor of Science in E ngin eering degree program as th e ir major. If not declared o n initi a l entry. a stude nt can at a n y time declare his / h e r intent to purs u e th e Bachel o r o f Science in Engineering degr ee prog r a m b y applying in person in th e Advising Office o f th e College T o qualify for admiss i o n a student mus t have b ee n accepted b y th e University as a d egree-seeking student. must be in good academi c standing. a nd must be o therwi se acceptabl e t o th e College. P o t e nti a l e ngineerin g students s h o uld note that the. c riti ca l course st ru cture of th e e n gineering program makes it desirable t o enter th e program as soon as the interest in a nd potential ability fo r e ngin ee rin g is r ecognize d. Students should note that the c haracteris tics of th e e n gineerin g program do n o t r equire an ide ntifi cation of th e area of engineering specili za ti o n (option) at the tim e of d eclaring e ngineering as a major. Students n eed t o make thi s decision n o l a t e r than th e ir junior year. Engineering Advising Effective pursuit of e ngin ee rin g studies requir es careful a tt e ntion to b o th th e sequence a nd th e t y p e of courses taken The e n ginee r ing curriculum differs in key respec t s from th e study plans of o ther majors eve n in th e freshman year. It is therefore impo rt a nt th a t each s tud en t plans a curriculum with. a nd has it approved by. a facult y a d v i se r in the College of E n g in ee rin g Students new to th e Un i vers it y and students transfe rrin g from o ther colleges within th e U ni ve r sity must contact th e Coordina tor of E ngine e rin g Advi si n g in th e Dean's Office for a fac ult y a d vise r assignme nt prior t o or during their first regi s t ration. (Normally th e new stude nt is assigned a n a d v iser and advi sed fo r th e initial quarter as part of the U ni ve rsit y's Orientation pro-gram for n e w students.) Students who have m a d e a decision regarding the engmeering option they plan t o follow are assigned a faculty adviser in th e department corresponding to their int e r est. Students who have d ecided to follow a program of engineering studies but who a r e undecided o n th e specialt y are advised in th e Dean's Office. The s tud e nt a nd adviser jointl y work out a pl a n of study which m eets b o th the stude nt 's career object i ves a nd the College of Engineering's degree require m e nts. A stude nt may change advisers with th e concurrence of the new a d vise r a nd the Dean' s Office. The a d visers maintain the Colle ge of Engineerin g's stud e nt records. A student transferring within the U ni vers it y must declare th e desire t o c h a n ge majors in th e advising office of th e College where the new major i s housed Students are advised t o buy calculators onl y after consultation with th e ir adviser. Departments & Programs The superv i s i o n of th e academic programs for the Colle ge i s th e function of th e four administrative departme nt s together with several coordinators. The departments a r e responsible for the professional program in engineering with the coordinators r espons ibl e for the s peci a l program s in E n g in eering Scien ce. Engineering Technology. and E ngin ee rin g Concept s. Each d e partm e nt is r es p o nsibl e fo r program s. faculty. laboratories a nd students assign e d to it. Engineering coursework identified as 300 l eve l or h ig h e r is considered pro fessional level work and students enrolling fo r thi s work mu st b e pursuing an Engin ee rin g deg r ee o r have rec e i ved pri o r permission from the Office of th e Dean or th e departmen t chairman spon so ring th e coursework.


Electrical and Electronic Systems This d e p artment offe r s study in all areas fundamental to E l ectrical Engi neering a nd th e e l ec t r ical sc ienc es: c ir c uit analvsi s a n d d es ign e l ec tronics. communicati o n s. e l ec tromagnet ics. cont rol. so lid s t a t e. sys tems analys i s. e l ectronic computer des i gn e tc. Basic concepts are augmented with well-equippe d laborat o ries in n etwo rk s e l ec tronics. auto m a tic control. di g it a l sys tems. e l ec tromechanics. microwave t echniques and communications. I n addition. a s m all ge neral purpose computer facilit \' and a microelectroni cs fabricatio n l a borat o r y are availa bl e to undergraduat e and graduate students. T h e d e p a rtment admin is t e r s t he E l ectr ical Option of the Bachel o r of Science i n Engineering (B. S.E.) degree program. th e Mast e r of Engineering (M.E.) degree program in E lectrical E n g in ee rin g. a nd the area of E l ectrical Engineering fo r th e Mas t e r of Science in Engin ee rin g (M.S.E. ) d eg r ee. This d e p artment a l so administ e r s th e bach e lor's level Computer Sci ence Option a nd the master's l evel Comr u ter Science Concentration in E n g ineering Scien ce. Energy Conversion and Mechanlcal Design This department offers study pertinent t o the a n a l ys i s a nd des i gn o f machines a nd systems needed b y our mode rn society. through courses d eal in g with the classica l Mechanical a nd C hemical Engineering subject s of lubrication. vibratio n a nd fatigu e a n a l ys i s. mac hin e d es i g n therm o dynamics. heat transfer. environmenta l control. transport phenome n a a nd reactor dynamics. In addition. it prov id es in structio n in other fie ld s of increased imrortance t o the engineers of the future. Some of th ese fie l d s a r e computer simulation. instrumentation. automatic control. power utilization. acou s tic s. a nd nuclear processes and the design and evalu a ti o n of innovative systems for energy utilization and p ollution control. This department adminis ters the Chemical and the Mechanical Opt/om of the Bach e lor o f Science in Engi neerin g ( B.S .E. ) d eg r ee program. a s well as the area of M ec h anica l a nd C h e mic a l Engineering for the Master of Scie n ce in Engineering ( M .S E.) degree. Industrial Systems This department offe r s s tud y pertinent t o th e d es i g n evaluation a nd operation o f a variety of indus trial systems ranging from se rvice a reas. such as data p rocess ing. t o m anufacturing plants. Topics i n c lud e p roductio n cont rol. inventory control. data processi n g systems d es i g n: stati stics a nd o peration s research m odels. The department adminis t e r s the Industrial Option of the Bach e l o r of Science in Engineerin g (B.S.E. ) degree program the M as ter of Engineering (M.E.) degree program i n E ngineering Administration. the a rea of Indus tri a l E n gi n eeri n g for the M as ter of Science in E n gi neerin g (M.S.E.) d eg r ee and instruct s students in Computer Service courses offered by the Un i versitv of South Florida. -Structures, Materials, and Fluids T hi s department offe r s course work and study pertinent t o C i vil Engineering. Engineering Mechanics. a nd Materi a l s Sci ence. Topics included are structu ra l analysis. d es ign a nd optimizatio n: m e t a l s. polymers. ce ramics: solid and fluid mechanics. stress a n a l ysis. v ibrati o n s. continuum mechanics. aerodyn a mi cs gas d y n amics. wave propagation. numerica l methods: water resources. waste treatm e nt. e n vironmental e n g in ee rin g. a nd h y drospace e n gi n eering. The department administers the Structures M a t e ri a l s a nd Fluids o pti o n of the Bach e lor of Science in E ngineering (B.S.E. ) deg r ee program. a nd offers several concentration s within this o pti o n It a l so adminis t ers the area of Stru ctures. Materials a nd Fluid s for the Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) degree. Engineering Core B o th th e four-year a nd five-year curri c ul a of the Coll ege of Engine ering are founded on a common core of course work COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 61 which i s required of all students. Thi s course work i s des igned to give each s tudent a thorough foundation of knowledge on whic h s p ec i a lization studies a nd a professional career ca n be hascd Em ph asis is placed on three key e lements: a solid foundation i n sc ience a nd mathematics. a basic under standing in al l major e n gi n eering di sc iplin es. and familiarity wit h Social Science :tnd Humanities t o develop th e whole individual. This common foundatio n of 1 52 minimum quarter hours hrcaks down as follows: Social Science and Humanities Core 47 credit hrs min Mathemati cs and Scienc e Core 49 c r edit h r s min Engin ee rin g Core 56 c redit hrs min Special requirements exist for th e C h e mic a l ortio n Studen ts se l ec ting this field should make sure th ey familiari7c t h e mselles w ith these. D etai l ed information ca n be obtai ned from th e Encr\' Conversion and Mechanical Design department or the Colk!!c's Advising Office For more d e tails please see Part 11 of thi s hulletin or contact the offi ce of th e D ea n College of E ngin eeri ng. FOUR-YEAR PROGRAMBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING DEGREE The Bachelor of Science in E n gineeri n g degree i s a warded upo n s u c cessful completion of a program consis tin g of the required three a reas of core course work-minimum of 152 credit hours which i s d escr ib ed above. and an additional 49 credit hours of course work in a designated area of special iza tion (option). Details covering th e options are available on request from the responsibl e d epartment. or from th e College\ Advising Offi ce. Options are offe r e d in th e following disciplines of engineering : 1. General Option (49 credit hours) All professional departments may offer th e ge neral option which con sis t s of 49 c r ed it hours of course work individuallv arrange d b y the s tud en t with the approval of the student's adviser. This o ption is used where a student wishes to d ev iate f ro m a prescribed di sc ipl ina r y optio n ut ilizing cour se work from severa l different di sc iplines both wit hin a nd without the College of E n ginee ring. U nd e r this option a program in Biomedical Engineering includ es course work in Bio logy (6 to 9 hrs). Zoology (5 hrs). Organic C h e mistry (5 t o 10 hrs). Biomedical Systems E ngineering (9 hrs). an approved Senior Project in th e biomedical area. and e l ectives t o compl e te the 49 credit hours s p ecial i za tion. Prem e dical student s follow a slig ht modificatio n of this program which permits them to meet n ormal admissions requir ements of medical sc hools. P;e-law studen t s find thi s optio n permits a strong t echnical a nd legal acade mi c preparation. 2. Option in Chemical (49 credit hours) Students pursuing the Chem i cal Option take designated. specializ e d course work in advanced chemi stry. thermodynamics. ener gy conversion. separation p rocesses. transport phenomena. heat a nd mass trans fe r reactin g syste m s process cont rol sys tems. as well as approximat e l y 15 credit hour s of chemistry a nd technica l e l ec ti ves. Students mus t also satisfactorily complete a design and o r case study as part of th e ir program. Special characteristics of th e chem i c al option make it imperat ive that students retain cons t a nt close contact with their a d v i ser. Students completing this o ption normally pursue careers in chemi ca l process indus trie s. in public se r vice (regulatory. planning a n d /or e n vironmental). or in consulting or research Products cove r ed includ e paper and pulp. petroleum and rctroc h e micals. pol ymers a nd fibers synthe t ics. pharmaceuticals.


62 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING foods. f e rtili ze rs. etc. Such m odern societal problems as controllin g pollution. handling wastes. advancing medical technology providing food and energy more efficiently. etc depend on the chemical e ngine e r among others. for their solutions. 3. Option in Electrical (49 credit hours) Students pursuing the Electrical Option t a ke designate d s p ec i alize d course work in n etwork analysis. electronics. communications. electromagnetic theory. linear system and contro l sys t em analysis. and microl e l ec tronics. This course work i s s up pl eme nted b y electives in logic. sequential circuits. and digit a l sys t em d es i g n: di stribute d network s and UHF principles: a nd I or e l ec t romec hanics and power sys t e m a nal ysis. Students must also co mpl e t e a D esi gn Project pri o r to graduation. Stude nts completing this option normally pursue industrial careers in th e power. electrical. e lectronic. or ioformatio n indus tri es or i n r e l a t e d governmental laboratories and public se r v ic e age n c i es The e lectri cal graduate m ay apply his / her knowl e dg e t o suc h diverse areas as t e l ev i s i o n communications. rem o t e g uidance s e n s ing (of people. vehicles. weathe r crops. e tc ) automati o n computer and informatio n sys tems. electric power gene ration a nd transmissi o n e l ec tric a lly propelled transportation. e tc. The g r aduate ma y do thi s b y p erforming needed engineering functions related to th e r esea rch a nd development (often r equires a l s o an advanced d eg r e e) d esig n production. operation. sa l es. o r management of these products / se r v ices. 4. Option in Industrial (49 credit hours) Students purs uing the Indu st rial Option take d es ignated. spec i a liz e d course work in indus trial processes and production control: e n g ineering valuation: n etwork modeling. computer simul atio n and sys tems analysis: operati o n s research: design of ex peri m en t s a nd engineering statistics. This course work is supplem en t e d b y courses in productio n and facilities design : computer lan guages. s y s tems. and projects : a nd quality control. Students completing thi s option enter careers in a broa d ra ng e of industries. bu s ine sses and governmental and public serv ice a reas. Their preparatio n covers activities common to all t y p es of o rganizations: planning. analysis implementa tion a nd evalua tion. In addition to traditional career opportunities in production a nd process areas of high-volume industries. the indus trial graduate nowadays finds challenging careers in ho s pitals. transportation and service indus tries. and in municipal. county. state a nd federal administration. Engineering Building 5. Option in Mechnical (49 credit hours) Stude nt s pursuing the Mechanical Option take designated. specialized course work in thermodynamics and heat transfer: physical m easureme nts and energy conversion: machine analysis and design : mechanical design and controls: and fluid machinery This i s supplemented by elective coursework in such areas as power pl a nt a n a lysis. nuclear and reactor e ngineering : refrigera tion and a ir conditioning: acoustics: lubric a tion: and vibration and balancing. Students completing this option n ormally enter careers as design. consulting. research and developme nt. o r sales enginee rs in a wide range of industries which either turn out mechanical products or rel y on mechanical machines. devices and systems for their production. Thus. mechanic al graduates follow careers in such indus trie s as vehicles and transportatio n energy generation and conversion. instrumentation a nd automatic control. machine r y a nd heating and refrigeration. In industries which process their products mechanically (foods. so me chemical. paper. waste e tc ) m echanica l graduates also have career opportunities as plant or construction engineers. b e ing responsible for the inst a llation. operation. and maintenance of major mechanical system complexes. 6. Option in Structures, Materials and Fluids (49 credit hours) Students pursuing the Struc tures, Materials and Fluid s Option t a ke de s ign a ted coursework in so lid mechanics. st r ess analysis. and structures: materials: fluid mechanics: engineering analysis applied to this discipline and a senior research / de s ign project. This course work is supplemented by courses in one of the following a re as of concentration. plu s electives. a. Structures concentration-courses in structures. structural desi g n a nd engineering materials. b. Materials concentration-courses in engineering mate rial s. p o l ymers. corrosion. and materials processes c. Fluid s concentration-courses in fluid mechanics. aero d ynamics and water resources d. Ci1il Enf(i ne e rinf( concentratio n -courses in structural desig n. transportation. water resources a nd soil mechanics. e. Wat e r R eso ur ces concentratio n -courses in water resources a nd hydrology. f. Applie d Mechanics concentratio n -courses in fluid mech anics vibrations. continuum. a nd experimental m ec h a nic s. Students completing thi s option e nt e r careers as e n g ineer s in the civil. structural. sanitary. environmental. h ydraulics materials. engineering mechanics. aeronautical. etc. disciplines. All of these fields share the ne e d for knowledge in the areas of engineering mechanics. civil engineering. a nd materials science. Through choice of the proper area o f concentration the student has the opportunity to channel his academic studies specific ally towards his / h e r career choice. Structures. Materials and Flu ids students commence their engineering careers in either industrv. with engineering consulting firms. or in public service at th e f ederal. state or local level. Initial assignments include planning. design and impl ementation of water re sources transportatio n and housing sys tems : regional planning. desi g n and manage m e nt for abatement of air. water and solid wa s te pollution problems: research and development of new materials. material processe s and testing procedures: design of bridges. single and multi s t o r y structures: supervision of construction projects. FIVE-YEAR PROGRAM-MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING DEGREE (EGG) This program consists of a minimum of 152 credit hours of core course material plus 94 credit hours of specialization including a maximum of 18 hours of rese a rch or design project. Students are admitted to this program early in the beginning of their


fourth yea r of study ba se d o n a n evaluation h y t h e facult y o f their d e p artment. Unlike the traditional mast e r' s degree. which i s attempted as a fifth yea r after completion o f the baccal a ure a t e degre e in thi s program both the fourth and fifth yea rs a r e o p e n to graduate l eve l course work and addit ional calendar time i s availabl e for design o r research projec t s. The program leads concurrently t o both the Mas t e r of Science in Engineering degree and th e B achelor of Science in Engineering degree with the s peci a lizati o n phase of the program bein g indi v idu ally arranged and inv o lving course w o rk des i gn. re sea rch a nd / or operation a l ex perien ce Should the s tud e nt b e un a ble t o complete the full five yea r s. th e bacca l a ure a te can be awarded provide d th e r equire m e nt s for th a t degree ha ve b ee n m et. Either an e ngineerin g report o r a r esea rch thesis is require d See l a t e r section r e lative to ma ster's program for additional informatio n. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 63 OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEERS Special requirements for e ngineers ex ist in the following areas: I. Humanities and Social Science 2. English 3 Mathematics 4. Continuati o n in program 5 Graduation For more details please see Part 11 of thi s Bulletin or contact th e Office of the Dean. College uf Engineering Foreign students mus t note that th e College requires that the y hav e taken. for advising purposes. th e Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). and h ave the scores sent to the U niv e rsit y s Admissions Office A full-time student is expected t o achieve a sco re of 550 or better. Engineering Master's Degree Programs The College of Engineerin g offers three professionally oriented programs leading to a degree a t the master's l evel. These are th e p os t -baccalaureate Mas ter of Science in Engineering degree program. Mas t e r o f Engineering d eg r ee program a nd th e Five-Year M as t e r o f Science in Engineering degree program. Each profess i o n a l d epartme nt may e l ect to award o ne of th ese deg r ees d epending upo n pri o r arrangements with the stude nt. Admission t o the ma ster's program i s d e pend e nt upon a favora bl e evaluation b y the departme nt concerned. Applicants are expected to meet th e minimum r equirements o f th e U ni ve r s it y a nd th ose o utlined below and in addition anv s peci a l r equirem en ts specified h v the d epartme nt s and reported to the D ea n o f the College Other require m e nt s may be considered. POST-BACCALAUREATE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING DEGREE This graduate program of th e Colle ge i s de s igned for those students wishing advanced s tud y which i s re sea rch or des ign oriented Entrance Requirements I A baccalaurea t e degree in E n g ineering from an approved institution i s required Deg rees in Mathematics. Ph ysi c s. C h emis tr y a nd other fields may b e acce pt e d on an individual ba s i s t o meet this requirement. In such cases it is probabl e that suppleme nt a l remedial work in engin ee ring will b e nece ssa ry. 2. A minimum total score of 1000 o n the verbal and qu a ntitative p o rti o n s of the Graduate Record Examintion a nd / o r a minimum grade p oi nt average o f 3 .0 out of a p oss ible 4 0 for all w o rk attempte d during the last tw o yea r s of undergraduate work i s r eq uir e d. 3 Those who do n o t m ee t the r eg ul a r entrance requirements m ay attempt a tri a l program as a Special (non-degree see king) Student. U p t o 12 h ours of work attempted on this ba s i s may be accepted int o a gradua t e program upon satisfactory completion. Before attempting s uch a trial program th e student should d etermine from th e depart m e nt a l a dvi se r a list of courses and p erformance crit e ria for admission. Program Requirements I. A minimum of 45 credits of approved course wo rk is r eq uir e d 2. An overall grade p o int average of 3.0 i s required for a l l work a tt empted in th e program. No grade b e low "C" ma y be acce pt ed in a graduate program In the event th a t a stude nt 's average d ro ps b e low 3 0 th e studen t will be placed on a probationary status a nd must obtain a di rected program from hi s / her adviser approved b y th e D ea n. prior to continuing course work t oward the degree 3. All students a re required t o pass a fin a l compreh ensive examination which ma y be written or oral prior to awarding th e degree. These examin a tion s a re arranged and administered by the s tudent's gradu a te committee. 4 Students in this program mus t compl ete a d es ign or resea rch project on which up to 9 c redit s m ay h e us e d to fulfill degree requirements. The course 699 with th e appropriate departmental pre fix is to b e u s ed for thi s purpose. 5. If a th es i s is submitted it mus t be in accordance with the Handb oo k for Graduate Theses and Dissertations. University Gradu a t e Council. For des ign projects a comprehensive report must b e filed with th e Office of th e Dean of Engineering following. where practical. th e guidelines of the handbook. The students working on des ign and res earch projects mus t re gis ter for a minimum of 3 credits of course 599 or 699 with the appropriate departmental prefix eac h quarter the staff. facili ties and l aboratories of the University are u se d wheth e r or n o t th e student ha s accumula ted th e maximum credit allowed for re sea r ch or design toward the degree All students must register for 3 credits of course 698 o r 699 with th e appropriate d epartmental prefix during the quarter in whic h they submit their the s i s or project report. MASTER OF ENGINEERING DEGREE PROGRAM This non-thesis degree program i s designed primarily to me e t the needs of engineers actively engaged in th e profession who wish to pursue graduat e study at the master' s level. Entrance Requirements Entrance requirements for the Master o f Engineering program a re th e sa me as th ose for th e po st-baccalaureate Ma s t e r of Science in Engineering deg r ee program It i s usually ex pect e d that those apply ing t o this program will be ex p e rienced or actively engaged in th e engineering profess ion Program Requirements I A minimum of 45 credi t s o f approved course w o rk i s required 2. Students must m a int a in overall grad e p o int average of 3.0 o ut of possible 4 0 No g rade b e low "C" will be accepted in a graduate program In the eve nt that a s tu d ent's average falls b e low 3.0 th e student will be plac ed o n probationary status a nd mu s t obt a in a direc ted p rogram fro m hi s /her adviser and

64 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING prior to continuing further course work toward the degree 3. All students are required to pass a final comprehensive examination which may be written or oral prior to awarding the degree. These examinations are arranged and administered by the student's department. 4. Students in this program must register for 3 credits of course 698 with the appropriate departmental prefix during the quarter in which they apply for the degree. This will b e used as preparation for and administration of the final examination. This credit may not be used as part of the course work requirement. THE ENGINEERING FIVE-YEAR MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM This program consists of a minimum of 246 credits of course work and results in concurrent awards of the Bachelor of Science and Ma s ter of Science in Engi neering degrees. Unlike traditional ma s ter's programs following th e baccalaureate degree. in this program both the fourt h and fifth years are open t o graduate l evel s tud y and additional calendar time is avai labl e for research or design projects. Entrance Requirements I Students who have senior standing ( 135 credits) with at lea s t 24 credits completed at the University of South Florida in th e engineering curriculum may apply for ad mission to the Five-Year Program. 2. A minimum total score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination i s expected. 3. Above-average performance in the engineering program i s expected. Students apply for admission to this program through their d epartment. They should consult their adviser when the y need additional information. Program Requirements I A minimum of 246 credits of approved course work must be compiled. Of this total 152 credits must comprise the engineering central core with an additional 94 credits of specialization. A maximum of 18 credits may be al l owed for design and research. 2. Student s admitted t o the five-year program are expected to maintain a superior leve l of academic performance. A 3 0 out of a possible 4 .0 grade point a ve rage is expec ted in the courses in the student's graduate course of studv. A student in the Five-Year Program who fails to maintain the required academic standards will be placed on probation. Failure to comply with th e terms of the probation will r esult in the student being dropped from the program. 3. Students in this program must compl ete a de s ign or research project for which up to 9 credits of course 599 and up to 9 credits of course 699. with the appropriate departmental prefix. ma y be used to fulfill their degree requirements. 4. If a thesis is submitted it must be in accordance with the Handhuuk fbr Graduate Theses and Di ssenarions. Un i versity Graduate Council. For design projects a comprehensive report must be filed with the Office of th e Dean of Engineering. following where practical the guidelin es of the handbook. 5. All students are required to pass a final comprehensive examination which may be written or oral prior to awarding the degree. These examinations are a rranged and administered by the student's graduate committee. APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Several degree programs and a se rie s of courses are offered b y the Colle ge of Engineering which are designed for students who do not wis h to pursue professionall y oriented degree programs in engineering but who wish to obtain a technical background coupled with other interests. The programs available can be broadly divided into tw o areas: ENGINEERING SCIENCE and ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY and are discussed in more detail below. Engineering Science Engineering Science is an applied science discipline which relates to new and innovative areas of endeavor at the frontiers of tech nologic a l development and research It represents a marriage between basic science and its utilization in such varied fields as computer sc ience biolog y. social and environmental sciences. applied mathematics. ocean engineering. and energetics The common denominator to this wide range of subjec ts is a strong foundation in rigorous scientific and engineering principles and practices. This training provides a most desirable background for graduate s tud y in the areas of concentration mentioned and in other professional areas such as law medicine. and business. Preparation for Engineering Science Students anticipating pursuit of studies in Engineering Science should follow the guidelines given for Engineering in this bulletin when planning their high sc ho o l and/ or community college s tudi es. Admission to Engineering Science Admissions requirements and procedures a re the same as for Engineering. Engineering Science Advising Students pursuing a course of study in Engineering Science are assigned to an adviser who is familiar with th e requirements of this program and whose special interests match th e student's specializatio n objectives. Comments and requirements spe lled out in the sec tion on Engineering Advising in this bulletin are a pplicable to this program. FOUR-YEAR PROGRAMBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING SCIENCE DEGREE The College of Engineering offers a curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science degree which stresses the scientific aspects of engineering. The curriculum is a four year program with a minimum requirement of 180 quarter hours, providing the student with an unusual depth of study in mathematics. sc ience and engineering without limiting the opportunities to broaden one's education in humanities and social scie nces The exact composition of the curriculum followed by a given student is determined b y the student with the advice and consent of the academic adviser. and based on the option chosen. An o ption in Computer Science provides a continuum of training and knowledge in the foundations of information processing. Courses range from studies in software and programming, data structures, operating systems, and systems analysis to the analysis of computer architecture and organization. logic design. automata theory, hardware simulation, and reliability


considerations. Finally a number of specialized elective s allows concentration o n applications of computers to a variety of acti vi ties such as scie ntific computation. computer-aided des ign business systems. biomedical research. and pattern recognition. This program is administered through the Coordinator for Computer Science Program. Department of E lectrical and Electronic Systems. An option in Applied Mathematics covers applied analy t ical techniques t o establish a more fundamental understanding of ba sic ph ys ical phenomena leading t o engineering applications. Areas of mathematics considered from an applied viewpoint include modern algebra. theory of algorithms. classical adva nc e d calculus. complex va ri a bles. probability and statistics. nume rical procedures approximation theory. o p e r a ti o n s research. a nd applied mathematical programming. The use of computers is emphasized. This program provides the student with an opportunity that i s not available in either a pure mathematics curriculum or in a design-oriented engineering program. An o pti o n in Biomedic al S.rstems provides a background for those anticipating a medic iall y oriented career. The simulatio n a nd analysis of human systems and the computer processin g of biomedical data (such as cardiac. pulmonary. and neural signals) form t ypical areas of concern. An o pti o n in Environmental Scien ce is avail a ble for students who desire to develop a broad interdisciplinary background nece s sa r y for careers in environmental protection with industry and government. Training i s prov ided in the sociological sciences of p o liti cs. government. a nd social science: the communicatio n a rt s ( s peakin g a n d writing): and the scientific a nd techno logical aspects of air. water. and noise p o lluti o n Other options are available in such areas as O ce an a nd Ener!(etics Baccalaureate Requirements (minimum 180 credit hours) The Bachel o r of Science in Engineering Science d eg r ee program requires a strong foundation in m athematics and sc i e nce. foundation course w o rk in the humanities. social sc ien ces. and other non-technical areas. a basic kn owledge of engineering fundamenta l s. and culminates in approximately o n e year of specialized -often interdisciplinary studies. These hasic requirem ents are further listed below. I Huma niti es. social science and o th e r non-technical areas requirement (42) 2. Mathematics and s ci e nc e r equirements (45) 3. Engineering Science core requirement (41 ) 4 Speci aliza ti o n requirement (52) (There may be minor variations from these numbers 1n a d e fin e d option.) Other Requirements for Engineering Science The English. Mathematics. Continuation. a nd Graduation r equirements for the Engineering degree program are a pplicable to th e Engineering Science degree progra m Students with a Compute r Science o pti o n w ill not b e g iven credit towards their degree for Compute r Service Cour ses (ESC) take n without prior consent of th e ir adviser. FIVE-YEAR PROGRAM-MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING SCIENCE DEGREE Students w h o at the beginning o f their senior year are clearly int eres ted in graduate study are invited t o pursue a five-yea r program of study leading simultaneo u s l y t o the Bach e l o r o f Science in Engineering Sci e n ce and Master of Science in Engineering Science d eg r ees. The k eys to thi s program are: I A tw o yea r research project extending through th e fourth and fifth year s. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 65 2 The opportunity of t aking graduate courses during the fourth year and deferring the taking of senior co u rses t o the fifth year. The r eq uirement s for the combined degrees do n o t diffe r fr o m th ose for the tw o degrees pursue d separately. Students a ppl y for admissio n t o thi s program through their adviser. and he should b e consulted when additional information is needed. General requirements include: I. Senior standing ( 135 credits) with at least 24 credits comple t e d at the Universi t y of South Florida i n the e ngineering sc i e n ce curriculum. 2 A minimum sco r e o f 100 0 on th e verbal and quantitat ive portio n s of th e Graduate Record Examination 1s expected. 3. Above-average performance in th e e n ginee rin g science progra m is expec ted Students following the Computer Science option can obtain through thi s program the dee p e r specializa tion required of those engaged in adva nced research and development. POST-BACCALAUREATEMASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING SCIENCE DEGREE The admissio n and progra m r e qui re m e nt s (minimum 45 c redit h ours) fo r thi s degree are esse nti ally th e same as those itemized for th e Mas t e r o f Science in Engi n eering degree p age 63. Students entering th e Comp u te r Science c oncentration of thi s program without a baccalaureat e d egree in Computer S cie nce may ha ve t o take supplementa l remedial coursework DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE I N ENGINEERING SCIENCE Doctoral students previousl y enrolle d at T h e Florida Sta t e U ni versity may compl e te their d eg re e program at the Unive r sity of South Florida under th e ca t a log requirements in effec t at the time of the ir graduate admission to T h e Florida State U ni versity (or as r ev i sed).


66 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Engineering Technology The College of Engineering offers a program leading to the degree of Bachelor o f Engi neering Technology to serve ed ucational needs in engi neering-related areas. The program normally prov i des for two yea rs (90 min. credi t hours) of study at the Un i versity of South F lorida following two yea rs (90 credit hours) of s ucce ss ful s tud y in an engineering technology program which ha s lead to an Associate of Science d egree. Many programs of th e State Sys t e m of Communit y Colleges uniquel y mate with this program. BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY Upon compl etion of their full four years of study leadin g t o the award of th e Bach e lor of E ngin ee rin g Techno logy degree. students will have gained a well-rounded background concent ra t ed in th e following areas: Engi neering Technology. Mathematics and Science. Liberal Arts and Social Science and Management and re lated a r eas (including Compute r s). A student w h o h as compl e ted thi s program s h o uld be adequ a t e l y prepa red t o assume ca r ee r responsibilities in technical. technical su pervi sory. o r t ec hnical executive positions. Prospective stude nt s s hould note. however. that this program is not int en d ed t o b e an e ngineering program. Rather. its function is to bridge the gap between des i gn or re sea rch professional e ngine e rs. technicians a nd management. It i s for this reason that th e program consi s t s of a balance of course w o rk in technical. management. and Liberal Arts and Social Science areas. A typica l student purs ue s the bulk of the Engineering Technology course work. togethe r with much of the mathema tics a nd sc ienc e cou r se work within the framework of a junior college Associate of Science degree engineering t ec hn o l ogy program. Mos t of the Liberal Arts and Soci a l Science cour se work. Management and Comput e r -o r ien t ed s tudi es. a n d some addit io n al engineering techno log y course work is taken by the studen t at US F during the junior and senior year. T h e t y pical four years o f study thus exhibit approximately the following course work distribution (in credit hours): 80 E ngineering Technology Manage m e nt & re lated s t udies Liberal Arts. Social Science .............. 30 and E l ec tiv es . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Math e m a tics and Science . . . . . 22 Total .............................. .............. 1 80 Speci fic stude n ts' programs may deviate from thi s balance to some extent due to the differences in t h e students' fir s t two ye ars' program cont e nt s. At USF a portion of each student's program may be used for one of the areas of concentration lis t ed below. Air Condit ioning Engineering Technology Computer Sys t ems Techn o l ogy Construction Technology E l ec tri ca l Power Engi neering Technology Electronics T ec hnology Indus trial Engineering Technology M a na gement Engineering Technol ogy These areas are designed t o complement the technical work received a t th e community colleges and would not n ecessa r ily be in the same field in whic h the A.S. degree i s awarded. Students entering this program will have their tra nscript annotate d as to th e institution from which their technical training was rec eive d as well as their technica l s pe cializatio n as designated by that institution. Admission In gene ral. s tud en t s are expected t o have successfully completed an Associate of Science degree in Engineering Technology at a community college or t o have accomplished equivalent work. Normally. the s tudent should have completed a minimu m of mathematics through applied integral calculus and a non-cal c ulu s phys ics seq u e nce I f the student's performance in his commun ity col l ege program indicates a reasonable probabilit y of s u ccess in the Bachelor o f Engin eeri n g Techno logy program. th e studen t w ill be admitted t o USF. S tudent s are required t o complete a minimum of 90 addition al quarter hours to receive the Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree. Becau se thi s evaluation procedure is unique to the Bach e lor of Engineering Techno l ogy program. the app lica t ion for admission should clearl y indicate th e desired major field as "Engineering Technology." This applicati o n should be file d through th e Office of Admissions. Students who are curre ntl y following a program other than that of an Associate of Scie n ce degre e in Engineering Technology a t a community college and who are interested in purs uit of studies in thi s field should contact th e Colle ge of Engineering for further guidance. Further information is availabl e from: Coordinator for Engineering Technol ogy USF St. Petersburg Campus 830 First Street. South St. Pet e rsburg. F lorida 3370 I o r Coordinator for Engineerin g Techno l ogy Col lege of Engineering U niver s it y of South Florida Tampa. Florida 33620 Location T h e course work fo r this program is offere d on both the Tamp a campus and the St. Petersburg c ampus. On occasion. it may be necessary for a s tudent at the S t. Petersburg campus t o go to th e Tampa campus for a s pecific cour se. or v i ce versa. It should be noted that the St. Petersburg campus does not have dormitory facilities and students must arrange t o live off campus. T h e Center Administrator of t h e St. P etersburg campus will ass i s t where possible i n locating housing. Computer Service Courses R ecog nizing that the general purpose digit a l computer h as made s i gnificant contributi o n s to the advancement of all element s of th e academic communit y a nd that it will have an even greater imp act in th e future. th e College of Engineeri n g offers severa l l eve l s of credi t course work. undergradu a t e a nd graduate. to se rve students of all col l eges in order th a t th ey may b e prepared t o meet th e computer c h alle n ge. Computer-orien ted courses a re offered in two broad cat e gories: (I) those courses which are concerned wit h the o peration. o rganization and programming of computers a nd computer systems from the viewpoint of examining t he fundamenta l principles invo l ved in computer u sage: and (2) those courses which are concern ed with computer applications to a variety of different disciplines. by means of user-oriented-languages s uch as FORTRAN. PL/ I and COBOL. In order that the students may derive maximum benefit from th e courses according to their interes ts. th e courses are further di vide d i nt o two groups: ( I ) those courses of general interest to a wide variety of disciplin es: a nd (2) those courses of particula r interest t o students in e n gineering and th e physica l sciences.


COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS One of the most sif?nificant contributio ns the United States has made to post-secondar y education is the inclusion of the creative arts Career-oriented students, specialty-minded facultv and people of all af?es in and out of the classroom benefit from the creative arts on the ca mpus. lmaf?inativelv conceived exposure to the arts ca n be a powerful antidote af?ainst the narrowness which current/\' a(f/icts to o many academic provams. Willard L. Boyd. President University of Iowa The College of Fine Arts serves the three-fold purpose of providing programs of study. theatres of practice. and programs of events for the University family. the surrounding community. and the citizens of the State of Florida. Its prime objectives are: ( l) to provide a broad but thorough education dedicated to the development of professional excellence in th ose who are highl y talented in the fine a rts (2) to foster this feeling and commitment to aesthetic excellence in those pre parin g for teaching. and (3) to provide curricular studies and extracurricular activities designed to e nrich the lif e of the general Universi t y s tud e nt and contribute to the overall human environment of the University community. In addition to offering degree programs in the departments of Art. Dance. Mu s ic. a nd Theatre Arts. the college is the home of the Florida Center for the Arts. the GRAPH!CSTUDIO, and SYCOM. Programs in art education and music education are offered jointly by the College of Fine Arts and the College of Education. Studio and hi story courses in art. vocal and instrumenta l music for th ese programs are offered by the College of Fine Arts. (See programs under the College of Education.) Florida Center for the Arts In 1968 the University of South Florida created the Florida Center for the Arts as a unit within the College of Fine Arts. The various personn e l a nd fine a rt s programs on campus were con solida ted into one administrative structure to more efficiently concentrate on all three areas of the universi t y's responsibility education. research and community service The functions of the Florida Center for th e Arts are as follows: I To initiate and conduct programs which will bring students and the general public into contact with the highest level of professio nal activity in all the arts. 2. To offer opportunities for students and public to have direct contact with professional artists. 3. To conduct programs which will a llow opportunity for specialized professional study or training in areas not covered b y the regular academic structure of the lJ niversity. 4 To develop programs which can relate the public school system to professional cultural activity. 5. To sponsor research and develop research facilities relati v e to the development of the arts. 6. To create exhibition and performance programs avail able for use on campus and throughout the state. 7. To plan and develop ph ysica l facilities for the Florida Center. 8. To conduct conferences. seminars and symposiums in the arts for general public exposure. 9. T o make available professional consultant services. 67 10. To provide a technical and design center for the performance areas in the College of Fine Arts. The Florida Center is a service unit to the academic departments of the College and, also. supplements their educational functions with imported professional activity of th e hi g hest quality. The Center sponsors the performing artist se ri es. th e film art series. exhibitions in three galleries and residencies of profes sional dance companies. In conjunction with the academic departments. it co-sponsors visits of performing a nd vis ual a rti s t s to the GRAPHICSTUDIO and other programs. The activities of the Center allow personal exposure of students to important cre ative t a lents and offer the serious Fine Arts major an invalua bl e educational opportunity. Visiting Artists and Artists-in-Residence Programs: The remarkable extent, the wide di ve rsity and th e superlative quality of the programs initiated a nd conducted by the Florida Center for the Arts reflects the des ire of a major uni versity and its College of Fine Arts to use its resources for the broadest possible educational and cultural advantages. Only a partial listing of individual a rtists and performi ng groups of outstanding caliber sponsored by the Florida Center for the Arts includes : John Cage The Guarneri String Quartet Lorin Hollander The Julliard String Quartet The New York Pro-Musica Elizabeth Schwartzkopf More extensive lists of professional artists and performing organizations appear in this Bulletin under the sections of the s pecific units in the College of Fine Arts in which research d emonstration. teachin g and other educational activities have directly instructed and otherwise benefited students. See Visiting Artists and Artists-in-Residence: under Art on page 71: under D ance on page 71: und e r GRAPH1csn1 010 on page 68: under Music o n page 72: under Theatre Arts on page 73. Graphicstudio GRAPHICSTUD!O was established in January. 1969 as a cooperative program between the Department of Art and the Florida Center for the Arts at the University of South Florida. The development of the studio has been substantially aided by contributions from The National Endowment for the Arts. Washington. D.C.; The Syracuse China Corporation, New York : from students and local patrons. GRAPH!CSTUDIO at the University of South Florida was established to facilitate the production of prints in an atmosphere in which the artist is freed from the pressures of a commercial atelier. Artists are invited to participate for a period t otaling approximately six weeks for proofing and editioning of their work. The workshop is devoted to technical excellence and ex peri mentation within a framework flexible to the need s of the a rti st. It is a non-profit studio which prides itself o n the multiplicit y of activities that it serves. Besides being a re so urce to the artist. it serves as a vehicle through which students a nd the community can have the opportunity to communicate with some of the most innovative artists on the current scene. The dialogue growing out


68 COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS of s uch a situation serves as an educational tool of prime quality. In addition. print s retained b y the University are mounted in exhibitions for u s e on campus and are loaned without charge to other instituti o n s GRAPH ICSTU DIO is devoted to the creative act and to affecting students and public through contact with artists and the eloquence of their art. Visiting Artists in GRAPHICSTUDIO: The College of Fine Arts' continuing and ever-expanding commitment to the practice of bringing the most accomplished arti s ts available to its GRAPH ICSTU DIO has achieved both national and international recognition for its inclusion of such pres tigious artists a s : Richard Anuszkiewic z Arakawa. Larrr Bell. Jim Dine. Charles Hinman. Ni c h olas Krushenic k. Philip P e arl s tein, Mel Ramos. Robert Raus c henberg, Jim Rosenquist 1:; d1rnrd Rus c ha. Richard Smith, Adia Yunkers. (Also see listing of Visiting Arti s t s and Artists-in-Residence in the Art Departm e nt on page 71 o f this bulletin.) SY COM The S y stems Complex for the Studio and Performing ArtsSYCOMprovide s staff. courses of study, service and facilities t o encourage active participation in ongoing art research by facult y and students in the College. members of the University c ommunity, citizens in the Tampa Bay area and distinguished artists and scientists in residence. The facilities. already equipped and operating in SYCOM. are : Digital Studio-The PDP 11 /IO computer provides an advanced. state-of-the-art sys tem for innovative teaching and research in computer assisted music composition. graphic. spatial. kinetic and filmic arts. Digital-to-analog as well as analog-todigital converters interface the computer with various voltage controlled device s Analog Studio-Two Moog-I 0 synthesizers. a JOO-series Buchla Electronic Music System. multi-channel tape machines and a master console for 16-channel quad-mixing are th e heart of the analog system for SY COM. Each unit is capable of being controlled by the PDP 11 /IO. Real-Time Applications is a small recording studio and workshop for electronic music performance experiments. Video Studio. still in the planning stage propos es the acquisition of a graphic display unit to interface with the PDP 11/10, making possible the synt he sis and control of light design on the face of a cathode ray tube. Sys tem s Research Lab maintains. coordinates and interfaces the various s tudies of SY COM. SYCOM serves all areas of the College of Fine Arts. as a meeting place for students. faculty artists and scientists. whose interaction stimulates creative research and teaching in arttechnology. The facilities technical staff. and faculty associated with SYCOM make possible an array of courses related to various areas of art-technology: Both the Elec tronic Music Sequence and the Film and Video Sequence offer comprehensive programs of study through the undergraduate years. as well as graduate study. Future art-tech workshops and expansion of current course offer ings. particularly in art. theatre and dance. will enhance the program further. In SYCOM. individual or group projects. sponsored by SYCOM or b y extramural granting agencies are highly appropriate. Project results are manifest in public lectures performances, reports. publications. ex hibits. or in large theatrical events and special workshops. often in contexts such as Sound Gallery. the Eve nt /Complex Series. SONOGRAPH. SYCOM Report. and the summer teaching program. Art-Tech Workshop. Interdisciplinary Study In spite of the fact that an undergraduate interdisciplinary degree program is not formally offered in the College of Fine Arts. it is nevertheless possible for a student to pursue what amounts to an interdisciplinary program of study in the College when the student is able (or when he sees fit) to utilize the 35 hours of Free Electives allowed him toward that end. To suggest an example. an arts-oriented student may be equally (or almost equally) interested in two of the four undergraduate degree disciplines offered by the respective departments in the College of Fine Arts-Art, Dance. Music. Theatre Arts (the Bachelor of Arts degree in each case) To further extend the example. the student might complete the major course requirements in the Art department (and. with other requirements met. receive the B.A. degree in Art) and at the same time utilize all of his 35 Free E lecti ve hours for course work in th e Music department. A student majoring in Art might also divide his 35 Free Elective hours between the Departments of Music. Theatre Arts. and Dance for an even broader interdisciplinary approach. A student wishing to be involved in more than one area in the Coll ege should consult with his major department adviser or with the Coordinator of Advising in the College to determine if an interdisciplinary sequence of study might be tailored to suit his particular needs. BACCALAUREATE LEVEL DEGREE PROGRAMS The life of the arts. far.from being an interruption. a distraction. in th e life o f a nati o n. is ver.v cl o se to the center of a nation s purp os e -and is a t est of the qualit v of a nation's civilization. John F. Kennedy Admission to the College A freshman s tud en t may elect to enter the Colle ge of Fine Arts a s a potential major in one of the four departments as early a s his initial entry into the University, provided that he has completed hi s fir s t advisory period with the Division of Univer sity Studies At th at time the new freshman has to correctly indicate his College and major choice. However. any student in the Uni v ersit y in good standing. at whatever level. at any time ( e ven in the middle of a quarter). can apply to change from another major or Undecided to a major in the College of Fine Arts irre s pective of and without affecting course work in progre ss. The student desiring to make this change must acquire his advising records from his present adviser and take them to the College of Fine Art' s advising office where new records will be initiated and maintained upon acceptance Transfer students and students from other units of this Uni versity with previous college or university fine arts course credits (art. dance. music theatre) must have such courses evaluat ed by meeting the appropriate portfolio o r audition requirements when they seek admission to the College of Fine Arts. These students are urged to make early arrangements for any n ecessary portfolio reviews or audition s. as well as advising appointments, since these must take place prior to course scheduling and registration. Further, students are required to take their own copies of their transcripts showing all previous college or university course work to advising. portfolio review and/ or audition appointments. Additional information may be obtained a nd appointments may be made by t elephoning or writing the College's advising office or the office of the department of particular interest. Programs Leading to the Baccalaureate Degree The College of F in e Arts has programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in th e following fields: Art Music Dance Theatre Arts Advising in the College The College of Fine Arts operates a central advising office located in the Fine Arts Building staffed full time by the Coordinator,


his assistant, and a secretary. This central advising facility is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and I : 00 p.m. to 5 : 00 p m. throughout the University work year. It maintains the records of all major students in the College (art. dance. music. theatre) and provides on-going day-to-day academic advising and assistance to all students who seek it whether they are majors in the College or are potential new students or transfers from outside the University or from within. Upon admission to the College. the student with a declared major will be counseled in his selec tion of courses by an adviser from the major field. H e will then plan the remainder of his college program to fulfill his educational need s and satisfy requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree. The Dean will generally supervise his progress and ulti mately certify the student for the degree Course Availability in the College Any student in the University may take any course in any one of the various programs in the College appropriate to his level when he has the prerequisites for the course and when there is a vacancy in the course at the time of the student's registration. Graduation Requirements The Colle ge of Fine Arts currently offers o ne undergraduate degree. the Bachelor of Arts (B A.). attainable in the Departments of Art. Dance. Music and Theatre Arts. These requirements are referred to on page 32 of thi s catalog. but are briefly summarized here : I. 1 80 credits with at least a "C" average (2.0) in work done at the University of South Florida. At least 60 of the 1 80 credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above. 2. Departmental Requirements: Completion of a major in a subject or an integrated major involving several subjects with a minimum of 63 credit hours (except for music majorssee item # 6) Waiver for credit of up to 18 credit hours is possible by demonstration of competence. Review is b y Faculty Committee. 3. Free Electives: To allow the student th e opportunity to choose b e tween a greater breadth a nd a greater depth of ex peri e nce 35 credit h o urs of free e lective s (except for music majors) are permitted. only 28 hours of which may be taken in the department of the student's major. COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS 69 4 Special Requirements: Except for students majoring in mu sic. at the di sc retion of the other departments of the College. s tud e nts may be required t o take up t o 22 hours of courses outside the major d epartme nt which are deemed n ecessa r y to meet the particul a r ne e d s of individ ual students engaged in s peci a l areas of s tud y in that department. All majors mu s t take at l east 9 h ou r s in one or more of the other departments of th e College. 5. General Distribution Requirements: The r e m a ining 60 credits of the student's 1 80 credit h ou r d eg r ee requirement may be satisfied by completing the University's Gen ernl Distribution Requirement as explain e d o n page 31 of this catalog. This requirement ma y also be satisfied by the A .A. degree holder from a Florida Junior o r Community College or from another State U niver sity with General Education requirements met. the General Education requirements being broadly acceptable as th e equiv alent of the General Distribution requirements. (In this case. the College of Fine Arts will accept a t o tal of 90 quarter tran sfer hours from th e A.A. degree h o lder.) The A.A. degree is in no way a requirement for accep tan ce into the Colle ge of Fine Arts (or into any one of it s uppe r l eve l degree programs). or a requirement for graduation from the University. 6. Music Departmental Requirements: Students m ajo ring in music must compl ete 96 specified departme ntal c r e dits 7 credits of Free Electives. 8 credits in the Special Requirement area. plus 9 credits in o n e or more of the other departments of the College. 7. To be eligible for graduation. a student mu st earn 45 of the last 90 hours of credits in residence at the U niver sity of Sou th Florida. However any course work to be tak e n and any credits to be earned outside of the Universit y to be applied toward graduation fr o m the U ni vers ity mu s t have prior specific approval in writing from the student's academic major adviser. from the Chairman of the student's major department. from the Coordinator of Advis ing for the College, and from the Dean of the College. 8. Specific ques tions concerning program requirem e nts for the B.A. degrees in the College. or any other problem s needing particular personalized clarification. s h o uld b e directed to the Coordinator of Advising a nd Director of Graduate Studies. College of Fine Arts Universi t y o f South Florida 33620. 9 The responsibility for seeing that all graduation r equi r e ments are met rests with the student. MASTER'S LEVEL DEGREE PROGRAMS The College of Fine Arts offers two master's level degree programs. the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in the Art department and the Master of Music (M.M. ) in the Music department. The general Universit y admissions requirements for graduate degree seeking status and the regulations of the University governing graduate study are described beginnin g on page 41 in this bulle tin. The general University application procedures are explained on page 13. When all of the information required for general acceptability into th e University i s received in the Graduate Admissions Office. the information gathered by that o ffice will be forwarded t o the appropriat e department in the Colle ge of Fine Arts where the applicant's final acceptan ce or rejection is actually det e rmined. Master of Fine Arts Degree (Art) For consideration of acceptance into the Master of Fine Arts degree program. it is required that the applicant submit a portfolio of his work directly to the Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the College o f Fine Arts. The portfolio u s uall y consists of 35mm slides for convenience in shipping. handling a nd presentation. Legitimate exceptions to this rule" are n aturally acceptable. such as when the applicant's work i s comprised of film or v ide o tape. or in such other obvious cases when the nature of th e work does not lend it se lf to slides or when the work can be di s pla yed or presented more conveniently and/or m o r e effectively b y delivering it perso nally to the Art departme nt. or when the work itself and/ o r additional work is requested b y the Art department to be sent or brought in The "portfolio" should indicate a competent level of involvement in an area (or areas) of visual exploration and. when mailed must be posted directl y to the Coordina tor of Graduate Studies. College of Fine Arts. University of South Florida. Tampa. Florida 33620 with a self-addresse d return label and return postage. A personal interview with an applicant i s so m e times (though infrequently) requested by the Art department when it i s considered necessar y (and reasonable) in order t o arrive at a final decision regarding the applicant's acceptability into th e graduate program. Travel in connection with any interview requested b y the Art department or by the applicant. is n a turall y at the applicant's own expense. An applicant who would seek co nsulta tion with the Coordinator of Graduate Studies. with the Art


7 0 COLLEGE OF FINE AR TS Graduate Committee. o r with any other member of th e Art departme nt for wh a tever reason and for whateve r d a t e or tim e would do well to write o r t e l e ph o ne for a n appointment in advance of his arrival o n campus if at all p oss ible The r eq uir ements for the M .F.A. deg re e are generally outlined in the sec tion "Curri c ula and Progra m s under Art. o n pag es 7 07 1 M a ster o f M u s ic Degree The applicant seeking acceptance into the Master of Mus ic D egree program mus t me e t the Unive rsit y s general admissions r equire m e nt s and make formal applicatio n for general U ni versi t y acceptability with the Graduate Admissions Office Concurre ntl y or eve n before. but certainly not appreciably later. the applicant mus t arrange to fulfill the s pecific acceptance requirements in th e Mu sic department (of th e College o f Fine Arts) Full acceptance ca n n o t be given until the applicant sa tisfies : (I) perfor mance a uditi o n. (2) placem en t examinations in musi c theorylit erature and pi a n o. (S ee p age 72 for "Requirements for the M M Degre e under "Music".) Dates and times for auditions and examinations may be obtained b y tel ephonin g or writing th e Mu sic d epartment. College of Fine Arts. Persons to contact directly are the Chairma n of th e Mu sic d e p artment and th e Grad-uate Music advisor. o r the Coordinato r of Graduate S tudi es (Co llege of Fine Arts) for r efe rral. SY C O M The a ppli ca nt for either o f th e graduate programs in the College of Fine Arts is urged t o refer back to page 68 for the description of SYCOM. the System s Complex for Studio and Performing Arts. SYCOM is conceived to b e a m ee tin g lab for sculptors. composers. actors. dance r s. film-makers. poets a nd other crea tive t y pe s. a nd i s avai labl e t o faculty students a t all leve l s. a nd vis it ing a rti s ts. SYCOM provides for the broades t and th e m os t intensi ve kind o f creative int e raction out of which new a rt forms and medi a a re allowed to d eve lop and thrive. Interdi s ciplinar y S tud y Upon co n sultation with the Coordinator of Graduate Studies. the Chairmen and the Graduate Ad v i se r s in th e d e p artme nt s inv o l ved. and the Dean of th e college of Fine Arts. an inter disciplin a r y sequence of s tud y .within the College may be tail o red to s uit th e direction a nd th e ne e d s of th e individual gradua t e student. PROGRAMS AND C U RRIC U LA Uur Commissio n ha s avee d that o n e of the vowinf: points of h1j;her educati o n 11 ill be in the area of th e fine arts. and there are not so manr !(fOl\'inK points lefi In th e future. th e 11 ell balanc e d camp u s 11'i// n eed t o be balan ce d amonK five areas and not j ust th e traditi onal four ( th e professions. th e humanities. th e sc i e nces and th e social sciences)-addinf: th e c r e ati ve arts. One of the five f:reat purposes in the performance o ( hi!(h e r e duca1i o n in 1he U ni1ed S1a1es is 1he suppo rt of sc h o lar s hip and 1he c r ea1ive arts. Firs/ of all. we c all for a !(reat expan s i o n in 1he empha s i s placed up o n 1he c reative arts As 1he campus becomes a center for 1he c r e ati ve arts. ii should also become more co n cerned wi1h i1s quali1 v a s a pa1r o n C lark Kerr Chairman Carn agie Commission on Higher Education ART As jar s 1ron!( pro!(rams. USF ha s a Co llef:e of Fin e Arts tha1 i s clearlr as KOOd as anr in th e southe a st. parti c ular/.i in th e !(raphic arts. Cecil Mackey, President University of South Florida Departmental Requirements for the B .A. Degree The art curriculum is designed to develop the student's consciousness of aesthetic and ideo l ogical aspects of art and its relationship to l ife and to assist students in the realization of personal ideas a nd imagery. Most B.A. r e cipients intere s ted in college teaching museum or gallery work. fine or commercial s tudi o work purs ue the extended disciplin e and experience o ff e r e d a t th e graduate level. Although the program allows many possible courses of study. most students will select one or two areas of emphas is c h osen from the offerings in studio (painting. sculpture. graphics. ceramic s. ph otography. film. v ide o. drawing). history or theory. Art Studio Concentration The following are the 63 quarter hour minimum requirements for a studio major: I Each of Visual Concepts I (two-dimensional). V isual Concepts I I (three-dimensional) and Basic Seminar. each with a grade of "C" or better. for a tota l of I 0 credit hours. 2. Minimum of 1 2 credit h o urs of 300-level studio courses exclusive of Technique Seminars (from drawing. p a inting sculpture. ceramics. printmaking I. ph o tog r a phy. cinematography). 3. Minimum o f 12 credit hours of 400 a nd /or 500-level studio courses exclusive of Technique Seminars (from drawi ng. painting. sculpture. ceramics. lithography. intaglio si l kscreen photography. c inem atography. video arts). 4 Minimum of 12 c r edit h o urs in Ide a Seminars a nd I or a rt hi story courses. 5. Art Senior S eminar for 3 credit hours 6. Fourteen credit hours of additional a rt courses (which ma y include T echnique Semina r s). for a total of 63 quarte r h ours in a rt. Art History Concentration The following are th e 63 quarter h our minimum requirements for a n art history major: I. Vis ual Concepts I (two-dimensional). Visual Concepts II (three-dimensional) a nd Basic Seminar. tota ling IO credit h ours. 2. Minimum of 20 c r e di t hours of 400-le v el a rt hi story courses (of thi s. Twentieth Century art history. 4 credit h ours. is required) 3. Seminar in the History of Art Hist o ry for 4 credit hours. 4. A minimum of 1 6 credit hours in Idea Seminar (2 quarter h ours each) and I or Directed R eadings ( I to 6 quarter h ours each) and/or Critical Studies in Art Hist o r y (4 quarte r hours each). 5. Art Senior S eminar. 3 credit hours. 6. T e n additional credit hours of a rt courses. to total a minimum of 63 quarter hours. 7 A proficiency in at l eas t one foreign language. with either Fren ch or G e rm a n b eing strongly recommended. I n lieu of so me considerable direct livin g ex peri e nc e with a n o th e r l a nguage. it i s s u gges ted that a minimum of two yea r s of college-level study of a lan g ua ge be undertaken. Requirements for the M.F.A. Degree : General requirements for graduate admission are give n o n page 41.


Applicants t o t h e M as t e r o f Fine Arts D eg r e e program are al so r equir ed t o submit three letters of r e c omme nd a ti o n a l e tt e r of int ent, and s lid es o f the ir work for approva l b y a faculty committee. Students accepte d initi ally a r e g i v en "deg r e eseeking .. status fo r up t o thre e quarte r s. A t tha t time but n o t befo r e the c ompletio n o f 1 2 c r edit h o u rs students mus t submit the ir w o rk fo r admi ss i o n t o d eg r ee candidacy" s t atus. At c andidacy th e s t ud ent will se l ec t a comm!tte e o f three fa c ult y m embers wh o w ill ass i s t in his prog re ss the degr ee. M embe r s of th e fa mil y o f departmen:al fa culty a r e n o t elig ibl e t o e nt e r th e g r adua te d eg r ee program T h e M. F A. Degr ee requires a minimum of 72 quarte r h ours. With t h e exceptio n o f Gradua t e S emina r (w h ich mus t b e t a ken a t leas t twic e ) Gradua te Semina r : Direc t e d Teachin g Gradua t e Semin a r : Documenta ti o n a nd T h es is: Presenta t i o n o f W o r k. whi c h a r e require d the s p ec ifi c course structure o f a n y student's gradua t e progra m w ill be d etermined b y Faculty Gradua t e Com mitte e appra isal o f the student's int e r es t s. capa citi es a nd b a ck ground during hi s fir s t quarte r of re s id e n cy. Major a reas o f s t u d y include drawing p ainting scu lpture. ceramics lithography intaglio s ilk sc r ee n ph o tography and cin e m a tography. It s h o uld b e n o t e d t h a t u nder n orma l circums t a n c e s students will b e encourage d t o t a k e a broad rang e of courses rat h e r th a n move t o w a rd a s p e ci aliza ti o n The g r adua t e s tudent mus t meet all the s t a t e d prerequis it es for a n y course int o which h e wi s he s t o enroll. The r es p o nsibilit y for s e e in g that all gradua ti o n requirements are m e t r es t s with th e stude nt. The student mus t b e regi s t e r e d as a fulltime g r adua te student for a t l eas t two q u arte r s of hi s r es id e n cy. The r equirements for the M A Degr ee in Art Educatio n a r e lis t e d under the Col l eg e o f Educati o n V i siting Artists and Artists-In-Residence: The Art Department i s wid e l y known for the co n s i stent l eve l o f e x cellence o f it s programs A s ide fr o m the o bvi o u s attributio n t o th e overall excellen c e of qua lit y of it s p ermanent in-r es id e n ce a rtist t ea ch i n g s t a ff in o rd e r t o in sure the continuing exp a n s i o n of learning opportunities availa ble t o students th e A rt D e p a rt ment r egularly brings t o the campus' studio s est a bli s h e d profes s i o n a l w orking a rti s t s as suppo rtin g resourc e s fo r it s art-teach i n g acti v iti es. S u c h a rti s t s provid e a unique supplementa l ex tradime n s i o n t o the arts studies programs o f p a rti c ul a r valu e t o s tud ents. Amo ng those a rtist s wh o have a rti c ul a t e d t o students va lu a bl e fir s t-h a nd informatio n a b out. a nd wh o have con v in c in g l y on-the spot demo n strated direc t ex peri e n ce with. current devel o p m ents in the art s : Seo// Bartl e tt L arry B ell, Friedl D z u b a s A ll e n Jo nes, Nic h olas Kru s heni c k Daniel Lan!(. Pau l S ark isi an (Al so see listing o f Visitin g A rti s t s a nd Artis t s-in-Res id e n ce in GRAPHICSTUDIO o n page 67 o f this bull e t i n .) DANCE The d a n ce curriculum i s desi g n e d for students inte rested i n d a n ce as a n a rt form The ir o bjecti ves may be to continue t he ir educatio n in g r adua t e s chool. t o teach in a c ollege or a pri v a t e sc hool. or t o purs u e a caree r a s a p e r former and/ o r c h o reogr a ph e r Major con certs are give n during each qua r te r as w ell as wo rk s h o p p e r for m a nc es Throug h the Fl o rid a Cente r fo r the Arts. major d a n ce compa ni es a re brou g ht t o the campus giv in g students the opportuni t y o f t a kin g cla ss e s with the profess i o n a l d a n ce r s. Requ i rements for the B .A. Degree: M o d e rn m a jors a r e r equire d t o t a k e o n e qua rt e r o f B eginning B allet. o n e quarte r of Interme di a t e B allet. o n e quarte r o f B eginning M o d e rn : t wo q u a r te r s of Int ermedia t e M o d e rn : three quarte r s o f D a n ce Histo ry: fo u r qua rt e r s o f Advance d M o d e rn fou r quarte r s o f C h o reography. and four qua rt e r s o f R e p e rt o r y COLL E G E O F FIN E A RT S 71 Senio r Semina r i s a l so r equire d fo r o n e quarter i n t h e se ni o r year. Ball e t maj o r s a r e require d t o t a k e o n e q u a rt e r o f B eginning M o d e rn o n e qua rt e r o f Interme d ia t e M o d e rn. o n e q u a rter o f B eginni n g B alle t : t wo quarters of Interme d ia t e B alle t. t wo qua rt e r s of C horeography: three q uarter s of Dance Hi s t o ry: four qua rt e r s o f A d va n ce d B al let. four q u a rters of Repert o ry: six qua rt e r s o f Pointe T echnique (w o m e n) or s i x quart e r s of Partne r of M e n' s classes. Seni o r Seminar i s a l so requir e d for o n e quart e r i n the se n io r yea r E nt ra n ce t o all t echnique courses will b e b y jury exam i na-ti o n D a n ce m a j o r s a r e also r equire d t o t a k e 35 h ours of fr ee el ectives. O f thi s time. a maxi mum of 28 hours may b e in th e D a n ce Departme n t. S p ec i a l requir e m ents fo r d ance major s c o m e t o 2 2 h ours Nin e h ours mus t b e t a k e n in th e other d epartme nt s o f the College o f F in e Arts. The r e m a inin g 13 h ours will b e assi g n e d t o th e student based on his i nd iv idu a l needs as dete r m in e d b y the departme n t. T h e Universit y's General Di stributio n require m e nt con s i s t in g of 6 0 h o u rs may b e found o n page 31. T h e a bove r equire m e nt s t o t a l 180 h o u rs. Seni o r d a n ce major s are req u i r ed t o c h o reograph a nd perform in a s en io r dan ce p rogr a m Prosp e cti ve students mus t contact th e D ance d e p artment t o a rran ge fo r a n auditio n pri o r t o r e g i stratio n B eginning cou r s es may o nl y be r e p ea t e d three times. A s t u d e nt m us t auditi o n each qua rt er t o s tay a t hi s prese n t l eve l o r t o advan ce t o a h ig h e r l evel. U ntil stude nt s a r e accepte d int o Int erme di a t e M odern o r Interme di a te B alle t th e y will b e con s id e r e d p ro b a ti o n a r y D a n ce Majors. Students s h o uld re fer t o page 69 fo r graduation requi r e m e nts. Visiting Art ists and Artists-In Residence: B y supple m enting i t s excellent o n-goin g reg ul a r s t aff in struc ted d a n ce curriculum with o ther profe ssio n a l r esources m a d e available th ro u g h t h e Vis itin g Artis t and Artist -in-Res id e n ce program s the D a n ce D e p artment p rovi d es for dan ce studen t s a n overall d y n a mi c program fo r practice. study a n d learni ng. A n impressive l y len gthy list o f th e extraordina r y indi vidual d a n ce a nd d a n ce company participatio n in o ne o r more rrograms i n c lud es : Murray Lo uis Dance Co. First C h ambe r Dan ce Co. C l aude K i pni s Mime Thea t r e Lo ui s F a l co Dan ce Co. N ik o l a i s D a n ce T h eatre K e r a l a K a l a m a nd a lam Co. U niversity Theatre Jose Limon Co. James Cunning h a m Co. Lar Lu hovitch D a n ce Co. P o l i s h Mime B alle t T h ea tr e Vio l a Farb e r Dance Co. P aul Tay l o r Dance Co.


72 COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS Dance Theatre of Harlem Merce Cunningham Dance Co. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Don Redlich Dance Co. Lucas Hoving Dance Co. New Caledonia Singers and Dancers Norman Walker Dance Team Ballet Marjo MUSIC The Phakavali Dancers of Thailand Royes Fernandez Jacques D'Amboise Dena Madole Meredith Monk Luigi Carolyn Brown Susanna Hayman Chaffey Sandra Neels Betty Jones Barton Mumaw Since it opened its doors in September of 1960. rhe Music Deparrment at the Universitv of South Florida has moved rapidlv to become a highlr regarded University department whose stu dents have made distinctive achievements in their respective pro fessional fields. The Departmental Major: The music curriculum is designed for those students gifted in the performance and/or composition of music. Candidates for a major in music are required to pass an entrance examination in their respective performance and/ or composition areas. All new registrants are also required to take a placement examination in music theory and literature. Students may obtain dates and times for these examinations from the Music department office. Completion of these examinations is required before registration in music courses can be permitted. Academic Programs Offered Include: Bachelor of Arts degree with areas in performance (voice. piano and orchestral instruments) Composition Master of Music degree with areas in performance composition theory choral conducting Requirements for the B.A. Degree: All students seeking a degree in music are required to (I) complete successfully the secondary piano requirements as defined by the music faculty. (2) present a partial public recital during their junior year. (3) present a complete public recital during their senior year. (Composition majors must submit a portfolio of their compositions and arrange for a public performance of their works during their senior year). These requirements are in addition to the actual course requirements listed below. A total of 96 quarter hours is required as follows: 45 hours in Music Theory, History, and Literature and 36 hours in applied music or 36 hours in Composition for composition majors (a minimum of three quarters at the 450 level is required), and Music Senior Seminar (3 credits). Students enrolled for applied music must enroll for a minimum of one performing ensemble each quarter (ensemble(s) to be determined by the student's studio teacher). The minimum number of ensemble credits will total 12 hours. The above are basic music requirements. The Department of Music reserves the right to require additional remedial courses. Requirements for the M.M. Degree: General requirements for graduate work are given on page 41. In addition. the applicant for the Master of Music degree program will need to satisfy the following requirements in music before initial registration: (I) performance audition, and (2) placement examinations in music theory-literature. The specific program for each student will vary according to his needs and interests. Each program must be approved by the student's adviser in conformance with the guidelines established by the Graduate Music Committee. A minimum of 54 quarter hours is required. The responsibility for seeing that all graduation requirements are met rests with the student. The Faculty: USF's superior music faculty has been carefully chosen for its training, performing ability. and ability to teach. It is in every sense a team. This achievement has been demonstrated by such fine musical ensembles as the Faculty String Quartet. the Faculty Brass Quintet. the Ars Nova (faculty) Woodwind Quintet and the Faculty Chamber Pla y ers. Unique Learning Opportunities: The music department at the University of South Florida offers the student the opportunity to study with a distinguished faculty, work with the newest in creative equipment, and to be in the company of other superior music students for an extensive, exciting and exacting period of study. SYCOMThe Systems Complex for the Studio and Per forming Arts offers the student the opportunity to work with an unusually well developed electronic facility for creative research and compositional opportunity. Visiting Artists and Artists-In-Residence: The Department of Music utilizes guest composers, conductors. and performing musicians to enhance its offerings in terms of teaching faculty. forum appearances, and the conducting of musical programs. symposia, and clinics. Prominent musicians who have appeared in the past are Howard Hanson, Norman Delio Joio, Randall Thompson, Virgil Thomson. David WardSteinman. Walter Trampler. Fred Hemke. Eleazar de Carvahlo. Thomas Nee. Lucas Foss. Maurice Andre. John Haynie. Jean Pierre Rampal. and Julius Baker. Student Organizations: Sigma Alpha Iota, national professional music fraternity for women. and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a professional music fraternity for men. are dedicated to serve the cause of music in America. Student Music Educators National Conference is an affiliate of the Music Educators National Conference and is open to all interested students. Financial Aid: The University has made available to highly qualified undergraduate students a number of music service awards. Usually these awards cover in-state tuition fees. and are distributed following open auditions held in January and February. The award is made for the following year for three of the four quarters. Available to graduate students who show special potential for creative contribution to the profession are the University Scholar Awards and graduate assistantships and fellowships. Additionally. loans. grants and work programs are available to qualified University of South Florida students. Financial aid is granted on need. academic promise and character. THEATRE ARTS The Departmental Major: Through its curriculum and production program, the Theatre Arts Department offers to seriously interested students the opportunity to prepare themselves for the beginning of a professional career in the Theatre or to continue their studies at the graduate level. In addition. students from other departments and colleges have the opportunity to study and participate in the work of the department. thereby allowing them to gain insight into the creative experience of Theatre.


After a thorough orientation t o all facets of the a rt gained in the ba sic courses. the Theatre Arts major may b egi n to concentrate in eithe r the a r ea of performa nce o r de sig n and technology. Throughout the student's course of s tud y contact is encouraged by the faculty in the student's chosen area o f concentration to help th e student re a lize his / her full p o t en ti a l a nd t o help maintain awareness of progress. To earn a major in Theatre Arts. the student mus t take a minimum of 64 quarter hours in Theatre. In addition to these. 28 hours of e lectiv es in th e Theatre Arts department may be taken to broaden either the general program or to purs ue a particular interest in more depth. Through the production program. which includes various performances for general audiences. children and department faculty and students the student has th e opportunity to participate in many differ ent ways. thereby gaining practical experience that is essential t o his /her development as a n a rti s t. For the more advanced acting student. opportunities sometimes arise for p articipation with other companies in the area. The Design / Technology area of the Florida Center (see description elsewhere in thi s section) offers to the advanced Tech and Design student opportunities to work with th e professional companies (Dance. COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS 73 Theatre a nd Mu s ic) that come to th e campus as a part of the University Artist Series and D a nce R es iden cy Program For all students. a broad involvement in all face t s of their field of concentration i s e ncouraged Visiting Artists and Artists In Residence: Despite the fact that the University is relatively young the Theatre Arts Department has had in residence artists from many kinds o f theatre and many countries including: London's West End. The Actors Studio. Dublin's Abbey Theatre. Broadway. Wa shington's Arena Stage. The American Shakespeare Festival. The Welsh National Theatre. the BBC. the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Coventry's Belgrade Theatre. Paris. H ollywoo d East Berlin 's Deutsches Teater. Taiwan. the Socialist Republic of Armenia. and Pol a nd A p a rti a l a lph a betized list would include Miriam Goldina, Boris Goldovsky. H e nry Hewes Mesrop Kesdekian. Marcel Marceau. Paul M assie. Siobhan McKenna. O l ga Petrovna. Ben Piazza. Alan Schneider a nd Doug Watso n.


I"\ COLLEGE OF MEDICINE The major o b jectives o f th e College of M e di ci ne are. fir s t t o c r ea t e a n d m ai nt ain a n academi c e n vironme nt in whic h m e d ica l educa t io n t h e p roductio n o f n e w k nowl e d g e and c ommunity se r vice may b e co ntinu e d in a q u a lit y m anne r The seco nd o b jective i s to in t egra t e the College of M e di ci n e into the m a in strea m of th e communi t y a nd t o p a rt ici p a t e in a nd lead in th e upgra d i n g a nd imp rove m ent of th e health car e s t andards of th e community in whic h th e College i s l oca t e d The third o bj ective i s t o fun ctio n w ithin th e fr a m e w o rk of th e t o t a l Univer s it y as a n int egra l a nd v alu e d p a rt o f th e Univer s it y community T h e philosoph y of th e educa t io n a l p rogra m a t thi s ins titu tio n is t o provide a strong aca d emic b as i s fo r l i f e tim e sch o l a r s hip in me dicin e and gro wth in p ro f ess i o n a l s t ature for our s tud en ts: t o la y th e foundatio n for th e d eve l opment o f eve r in c r easing t ec hni ca l a nd p rofess i o n a l co mp e t e n cy a nd profi cie n cy in th e a rt s a nd sc i e n ces of m e dicin e for eac h o f th e stude nts: t o ins till in our s tud e nt s co mp ass i o n a nd a sense o f d evotio n t o duty t o th e ir pr o f essio n and t o th e ir p a t ients: t o p rovide r e l e van ce a nd co nt i nu i t y i n in s tru c t ion a m o n g the va r io u s di sc iplin es rel a t e d t o m e di cine: to mainta in a nd in c re ase our stude nt s' m otivatio n for community a nd huma n se r vice in th e p rac t ice o f th e ir p ro f ess i o n : t o s timul a t e the s tud e n ts to acce pt m ajo r r e s p o n si bilities in l ea rning: t o o ri e nt t eac hin g activ iti es around th e s tud e nt and his des ir e a nd a bilit y t o lea rn With th ese co ncept s in mind a c u rriculum h as been d evelo p e d whi c h w e believe will achieve a n e ff ec t ive co rrel atio n b e tw ee n th e pre -cl inica l a nd clini ca l i nstructio n a l a r eas. T his c ur riculum i s d es i g ned t o emphas ize con ceptually o riented t eac h i n g thu s affordin g th e students a c h alle n g in g a nd intellec t u a l ex peri e n ce as o pp ose d t o a ro utin e a nd th e supe rfi cia l prese nt atio n of a l a r ge vo lum e o f fac t s R e l eva n ce t o m e dicin e will b e e m ph as ized in all a r eas of in struc t io n in a way r ecog ni za bl e a nd unde r s t a ndabl e b y t h e student o f m e d ici ne. Incr ease d corre l atio n o n a n int e rdisciplin a r y b as i s will b e in s t i tuted prov idin g r e info r ceme nt b e tween th e va ri o u s fie ld s o f study. The curri culum will a l so p rovide a cl ose a nd o n goi n g ex pe r i en ce for the stude nt in th e d ayto-d ay a nd co ntinuin g he a lth care deliver y sys tem with i n th e community h os pit a l s a nd in ambula t o r y c are fa c ilit ies. It i s a nti cipa t e d th e program will p roduce graduating physician s wh o und e r s t a nd a nd des ir e th e practi ce of m e dicin e as a fruit f ul a nd m ea nin gful c h oice fo r a lifetime ca r ee r of se rvic e t o t h e ir p atie nt s a nd th e communi t y It i s r ecognized th a t th e p rogra m d oes p l ace heav y dema nd s up o n th e s tud e nts. They will b e expec t e d t o utili z e all re sources p rovide d b y the College t o m a int ai n a co n s i s t e n t lev el of aca d emic ach ieve m e nt. a nd t o d e m o n stra t e ev id e n ce o f initi ative a nd d e di ca t io n t o the i r c h ose n p rofess i o n MEDICINE S tud e nt s admitte d t o th e College of M e di c in e. see kin g a n M D d eg re e. a r e selected on the b as i s o f wh a t appea r s b y present s t a n d a rd s t o b e th e b es t s uited fo r the s ucc ess ful study a nd pra cti c e o f m ed i c in e The se l ectio n is m a d e b y th e Admiss i o n s C ommittee 74 co mp ose d of m e mb e r s o f Pre C lini cal. C lin ica l a nd V o lunte e r fac ulty. Eac h a ppli ca nt i s co n s id ere d i ndividu ally a nd i s judg ed s t ric tl y o n his or h e r o wn merits. C h a racteri stics evalu a ted i n c lud e m otivatio n inte g rity. c haracter a nd g eneral fitne ss. These a r e j ud ge d b y r ecommenda t io n s o f th e a ppli cant's Pre M e di ca l A d viso r y Committee as w ell. as o th e r lett e r s o f re comme nd ation. T h e aca d e mi c r eco rd a nd M e di ca l College Admiss i o n T es t f urni s h a n es tim a te o f acad e mic achieve m ent a nd int e lle c tu a l co mp e t e n ce. Int e r v i e w s a r e arrange d for a ppli ca nt s wh ose qua lific atio n s a ppear t o w a r ra nt c o mpl e t e ex pl o r atio n All inquiries con cerning admiss i o n 'sh o uld b e directed t o the Assis t a nt D ea n fo r Admiss i o ns. Offi ce for Admissi o n s. College of M e di c in e Univer s i ty of South F l o rid a. T ampa. Fl o rid a 336 20. Requirements for Admission A m inimum o f thre e yea r s of college o r univer s it y w o rk is r equire d with so me pre f e ren ce g iven t o th os e a pplic ants wh o pr esent a b ac h e lor's de g r e e f ro m a liberal a rt s colle ge approve d b y o n e of the n atio n a l acc r e ditin g age n cies. The minimum r e q u irem e nt is three years o f c ollege w o rk ( 90 seme s t e r h ours o r 1 3 5 quarter h ours exclu s i v e of Ph ys i ca l Educatio n a nd R 0 T C) R ega rdl ess o f the numbe r o f y e a r s in volve d in Pre-Me di ca l t raini n g. th e c o lle g e credits submitte d b y th e applicant mu s t in clude the follo wing: O n e Yea r Gen e ral C h e mistry. includ i n g l a b o r a t o r y One Y ea r -Orga ni c C h e mi stry. includin g l aborato r y O n e Y ea r Physi cs. includin g l a b o r a t o r y One Y ea r -Bio l ogy includ i n g l a borat o r y O n e Y ea r M a th e m a ti cs All a ppli ca nt s mus t a r ra n ge t o t a k e the M e di ca l College Admiss i o n Test. Requirements for Graduation T h e a w a rdin g o f the degree D o ct o r of M e di c in e will follow s u c cess ful co mpl etio n o f the entire r equire d c ours e o f study. A p p ro pria t e a r ra n gements fo r p os t gradua t e t ra inin g mus t be m a d e Grading o f pe r fo rm a n ce in acad e mi c s ubj ec t s will b e o n a p ass f ail. h o n o r s grading sys t e m. a nd th e stude nt mus t h ave a chi eve d a grad e o f a t l eas t p ass in all subject s i n th e c urri culum. Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Medical Sciences A gradua t e program lea d i n g t o the Doct o r o f Phil osophy d eg r ee in M e d ica l Sci e nc es is o ff ere d b y the Basi c Sci ence Departme nt s o f th e College o f Medicin e. Informa ti o n concerning this program may be o bt a ined b y c ontac tin g the Gradua t e Coordinator. College o f Medicin e Univers it y o f South Fl o rid a, T ampa F lorida 3 3 620


COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES S c i e n ce i s a d o min a nt fo r ce in the m o d e rn wo rld a nd it s de v el o p ment in b o th th e th eo retical a nd th e p ractica l s ph e r es unde rli es th e founda ti o n s o f m odern so ciety. Students in th e Colleg e of Natural Sc ien ces a r e traine d in the tool s of logi ca l a nalysi s a nd the m odes o f ex p erimentation in th e continuing attempt t o bette r unders t a nd the n ature of m a n a nd hi s r e l a ti o n s hip t o th e uni v e rs e In all i t s fun c ti o n s th e C ol l ege i s d e di ca t e d t o fos t e rin g a s pirit o f in q u i r y a nd intell ectua l g rowth In its seve n departments the Colle g e o f Na tu ra l Science s offer s programs in astrono my: bi o logy includin g b o t a ny. microbi o logy and zoo l ogy: c hemi stry. a nd bioch e mi stry: g e o l ogy : marine s c i en ce: m a th ematics and ph ys ics. These program s are d es ign e d fo r s tud ents pl anning s cientifi c ca r ee r s i n th e s cienc e field s o r fo r those pl anni n g p rofessio n a l car ee r s havin g a consi d erable c ompo n ent of s cien ce. These stude nt s will t y p ically major in o n e o f th e sc i e n c e s o r in a combi n a t io n of sc i e n c e s as pre parati o n for employment. tran s f e r t o p rofess i o n a l scho ol s o r admiss i o n t o gradua te sc hool. In additio n t o th e m ajo r s in scie n c e th e college admi n is t e r s th e pre -m e di ca l sc i e n ces a d v i s in g program a nd th e me d ica l t ec h n o logy a d v i s in g program These program s combi n e s p ec i aliz ed coun se ling a nd curriculum pl a nnin g t o assis t th e student i n ga ining admiss i o n t o a p ro f essio nal s chool o r i nt e rn s h i p program Admission to the College A student wh o has been a ccepted as a fir st-time student a t thi s U ni vers it y may b e admitted t o th e College of Na tu ra l Scie nc es b y d e cl a r i n g a n y major o r program offe r e d b y th e College. A s tud e nt wh o wis h es t o tran s f e r fro m t h e D i v i s i o n o f Unive r s it y Studies o r fro m a n o th e r college cf thi s Un iver s it y mus t in additi o n h ave a n ove rall g r ade p o int average o f 2 0 A t th e tim e o f admissi o n t o thi s College. th e stude nt w ill b e assig n e d a facult y a d v i se r for coun se lin g a nd p rogram pl anning. Students prepa rin g for a sc i e n ce o r m a th e mati cs caree r must pla n th e ir courses c a r e full y b e c a u se of the sequentia l n ature o f th e sc i e n ce curricula a nd stude nt s s e e kin g entra n c e int o a p ro f ess i o n a l schoo l o r m e di ca l t echno l ogy int e rn s hip p rogram require s p e cializ e d c o un se ling. B eca u se o f thi s. immediate a ppl ica ti o n fo r admiss ion int o th e college is s t ro n g l y re comme nd e d. Inform a t io n o n dep artme nt s. majors. p rog rams. counse lin g a nd o th e r se r v i ces of the Colleg e ca n b e o bt ai n e d fro m th e o ffice o f th e d ea n o r b y contac tin g th e Direc t o r of A d v i sing Colleg e o f a tu ra l Scie n ces U ni versi t y o f South F l o r i d a Tampa Fl o rid a 336 20 General Requirements for Degrees In a d d iti o n t o t he Univer si t y gradua tion require m e nt s fo und o n page 32. th e require m e nt s for gradua ti o n in a n y unde r gradua t e d eg r e e in th e college a r e as foll o ws: I Compl e ti o n of a seque nce o f cours e s co n stituting a maj o r progr a m A major program i s defin e d t o b e courses i n a de partme nt o f con ce n tratio n plu s supportin g courses in r e l a t e d d e p artments. All courses in the major program m u s t b e t a k en w i th l e tt e r grad e except th os e cours e s w hi c h a r e grad e d S / U o nl y. A 2 0 grad e p o int average mus t b e achi eve d i n c ourses in th e d e p artment of con cent ratio n and a 2 0 grade p o int average mus t b e a chi ev ed in th e suppo rtin g courses of th e major program F o r a 75 m o r e d e t aile d d esc ripti o n o f th e m a j o r program r eq uir e m e nt s co n s ult th e a pp ro pri a t e d e partm e nt a l sectio n 2. Satis facti o n o f the U ni versit y di s t r ibution r eq uir e m e nt. exce pt : (a ) In area Ill, th e minimum requi re m e nt of eig ht hours in M athema t ics may be w a i v ed b y credit in a t least e i g ht h o u rs o f M a th e m atics cou rses r equire d b y the major. (b ) In a r ea IV the minimum of e i g ht h ours in N atural Scien ces ma y be wai v ed b y c r e dit in a t least e ight h ours o f natural sci e nc es c o ur ses r equire d b y the m a j or. 3. Compl et i o n o f twenty-four h ours o f cou rses fr o m th e c olleges o f Fin e Arts. S o c ial a nd B e havioral Scie n ces. o r Arts a nd L et t e r s. The stude nt m ay e l ec t a n y co u rse fr o m a n y of the se colleg e s provi ded : (a) T h e cou rses are approv ed b y th e students a d v i sor. ( b ) No m o r e th a n twel ve h ours are t a k e n in courses in a n y o n e prefi x Courses t a k e n t o sa t isfy th e U n ive r s it y Distributio n Require m e nt may not b e u se d t o sa tisf y t hi s r equirement. Additi o n a l d e t ails o f the r equire m e nt s for gradua ti o n a re found in Part II o f the Colleg e o f N atura l Sci e n ces sec ti o n o f th e bull e tin ASTRONOMY The Department o f Astrono m y offe r s p rogra m s leading t o th e d egrees of Bach e l o r of Arts and Mast e r of Art s in as t ro n o my. S tud e nt s wh o graduate w i th a n u n dergradua t e d eg r ee in ast ro n o m y a r e ex p ecte d t o h ave a good foundati o n n o t o nl y in as t ro n o m y but a l so i n m a th e m a t ics a nd physi cs. w ith th e e m ph as i s va r y in g with th e indi v idu al. T h ey are a l so t rai n e d t o b eco m e compe t ent compute r p rogrammers. E mpl oy m e nt o p p o rtuniti es ex i s t a t v a ri o u s governme nt agen c i es. in pri va t e i ndustry a nd as t eac h e r s i n publi c and priva t e sc hools. Stude nt s wh o r ece i ve a n und e r g r adua te deg r ee in ast ro n o m y will n o t n ece s sa ril y continue t o b e c o m e profe ssio n a l as t ro n o m e rs. Because o f th e breadth o f their educatio n as t ro n o m y maj o r s ca n take up a varie t y o f p os t-colle g e ca r ee r s i n c ludin g gradua t e s tud y i n as t ro nomy, m a th e m atics o r physi cs. T h e gradua t e program leadin g to a mast e r 's degr ee e mp has i zes s p ec i alizatio n in vario u s fields of ast ro physi cs a nd as t ro n o my. M os t s tud e nt s continue t o wo rk fo r a mast er's d eg r ee after r ece i v in g th e bach e lor's. Employm e n t o pp ortunities a t th e mast e r 's l eve l ex i s t in th e sa m e w ay as th ey d o o n th e bach e l o r' s level. In addi t io n th e mast er's d egree i s r ega rd e d a t so m e educa t io n a l ins tituti o n s as a t e rmin a l d eg r e e fo r teachers o n th e jun io r college or so m e tim es eve n c olle ge level. The As t ro n o m y Department has a t this time 6 fac ult y membe r s. all o f w h o m are acti ve l y e n gage d in orig i na l r esea r c h The fac iliti es includ e a 26-inch S chmidt-Cassegrain t e l esco p e with a foc a l l e n g th o f 30', a s well a s se veral s m alle r t elesco pe s a nd a u x ili a r y equipme nt. Facult y and students h ave acc ess t o the IBM 360-6 5 computer. BIOLOGY M odern bio l ogy i s characterize d b y a m a rked int e rdi s c i pl i n a r y tr e nd so th a t only students w ell ground e d i n th e ancil l a r y fields of c h e mi s tr y. m athema ti cs, a nd ph ys i cs ca n be con side r e d pro perl y pre p a r e d Thus a lth o u g h s p ec i fic unde r gradua te


76 COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES curricula or ma iors are available in Botany. Microbiology. and Zoology. a core of courses in Biolog y Chemistry. Mathematics. and Physics i s required of all student s The undergraduate may s pecialize in an a r e a of personal interest (for exampl e. marine biology. ecol o g y etc ) via elective courses. The und ergraduate program with 600 students who are majoring in one of these programs is designed to serve as prep f o r a terminal degree in biological s ciences. o r a s preparation for further study in graduate or professional sc hools. Pre-professional areas available include: pre-medicine. predcntistry pre-pharmacy. pre-veterinary medicine. pre-osteopathic medicine and pre-optometry. The graduate programs presently training 100 students lead to the M .A. d e gree in Botany Microbiology. or Zoology. and the Ph.D. in Biology. Areas of specialization for the Ph.D. are marine biolog y eco logy (tropical eco logy. population ecolog y and physiological ecology). physiology (cellular physiology. microbial ph y siolog y neurophysiology). systematics. and be havior. T h e Biolog y Department. composed of 33 faculty members. has a wide vari e t y of teaching and research laboratories and speciali z ed f a cilities a v ailable. Includ ed are aquarium rooms. animal rooms. growth chambers. greenhouses. botanical ga rd en. bota nical and zoo l ogica l specimen collections. a nd a 600 acre undisturbed eco l ogical research area for the study of aquatic a nd terrestrial e c o log v Both students and faculty have access to the university's computer. an IBM 360 / 65. CHEMISTRY The Department of Chemistry offers three degrees at the baccalaureate level. Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Chemistry. a nd two degrees Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. each with specia lization in the areas of analytica l chemistry biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemi s try and physical chemistry, at the graduate lev el. The chemistry facult y is comprised of 30 full-time senior faculty members all of whom hold the Ph.D. degree. A comparable number of teaching assistants. generally graduate students enrolled in the Ph.D. program, serve as instructors in the laboratories. The combination of a large and strong faculty with a wide va riet y of cour ses and e lective s provides students with programs of study which can be tailored to fit individual need s while m a in taining a sound background in all general aspects of chemistry. T h e B .A. curriculum is designed for the student who does not intend to become a professional chemist but whose career goals require a thorough understanding of chemistry. It is espe cially suited to the needs of pre-medical. pre-dental. pre-veteri nary. pre-engineering and like sc ience pre-professional stude nts. The B.S. degree affords a curriculum designed in accordance with the certification requirements of the American Chemical Society for students desiring a rigorous program as preparation for a career as a professional chemist or for graduate study in chemistry. The B.S. degree in Cli nical Chemistry, one of only a few suc h programs in th e country, is specifically designed to train personnel for thi s new a nd growing field of the medical profession; however the strong scien tific background and specific technical expertise provided by this program also afford the student an excellent preparation for graduate study in clinical chemistry biochemistry or medicine. In graduate work the excellent physical facilities and very low student-teacher ratio combine to afford unique opportuniti es for advanced study in chemistry. In addition to the five traditional fields. anal ytica l chemistry, biochemistry. inorganic. organic and physical chemistry. research opportunitie s a re a l so availabl e in s uch interdisciplinary and spec i alized areas as bioorganic chemistry, clinical chemistry, environmental chemistry, lasers and photochemistry. marine chemistry, organometallic chemistry. photoelectron spectroscopy (ESCA). physical biochemis tr y polymer chemistry. and pharmaceutical chemistry. GEOLOGY The Department of Geology offers programs leading to the B.A. and M.A. degrees. The broad scope of geology permits b o th undergraduate and graduate students to obtain employment in a wide variety of career positions. Opportunities are excellent in industry. various governmental agencies at the local. state. and federal l evel. and in some academic professions. Most emplo y ment in the l 970's will be in oil and other e n ergy related indus tries. environmental agencies. and the area of water resources. The undergraduate curriculum is designed to give the student a fundamental background in geology a nd the related fields of c hemi s tr y life sciences. mathematics, and physics. Ample flex ibility in th e program permits a modest amount of specialization at the undergraduate level. The graduate program leading to the M.A. degree i s t otally flexible within the U ni versi t y and College requirements. The student is allowed t o plan his program to sui t his major areas of interest. Such flexibility facilitates planning for a career or advanced graduate work. Although work is avail able in the broad spectrum of geo l ogic fields. the major areas of emphasis are hydrogeology. sedimentary geoc hemi s tr y. coastal sedimentation. environment al geo logy and paleoecology. There are currently 9 faculty members in the Department with 20 graduate st udents a nd 100 undergraduate majors. Laboratories are well equipped and field equipment includes a 19foo t outboard cruiser. a rotary drilling rig. and a 24-channel seism i c refraction apparatus. MARINE SCIENCE Bounded o n three sides by the Atlanti c Ocean. the Caribbean Sea, and th e Gulf of Mexico, Florida has a natural interest in th e marine environment. The sea is the earth's last frontier; and much research i s necessary to protect it from pollution. to utilize its resources. a nd to understand its relationship with the land. The department of Marine Scie nce studies the marine environment in a n organization that combines research with a teaching program l ead in g to th e masters degree. T he research interests of the department a r e widespread, and include s uch items as estuarine environmental studies, she lf and deep water investigations. hydrodynamic modeling. nutrient cycles, and aquaculture. With its headquarters conveniently located on the St. Petersburg campus at Bayboro Harbor, the department has excellent research and classroom facilities. including a fleet of small vessels ranging from 14' t o 36' in length Marine scie nti sts traditio n ally specialize in o ne of four basic research a re as: marine biology. marine chemistry. marine geol ogy. o r marine physics Thus, while the degree program in Marine Science is a t th e masters level students may prepare for graduate work by obtainin g a baccalaureate degree in one of these four a r eas. By a s uit a ble choice of marine oriented e l ec tive courses, a maj o r in Biology. Chemist ry, Geology, or Physics can b e an excellent ve hicle for entry int o a graduate program. Potentia l marine sc ien ces majors should consult with an undergraduate advisor concerning these baccalaureate majors. The field of Marine Science is destined to grow rapidly in all its subdi v i sio n s and offers great opportunities for indi viduals as our u se of the sea expands. MATHEMATICS The Department of Mathematics offers a div e r si t y of courses designed not o nl y to enable the student to pursue a profession in mathematics itself, but a l so to enhance his competence in the fields of engineering, th e physical sciences the lif e sc iences, and the social scie n ces The Department offers programs leading to the B A .. M.A .. and Ph.D. degrees. The undergraduate program emph asizes the broad nature of modern mathematics and its close association with the r eal world. The program is designed to pre pare students for entry into graduate school or careers in industry o r secondary education.


The D e p artment has a nexible Ph. D progra m which i s des igned to encourage students to take a n activ e role in the shaping of th e ir own curricula. This nexibility is coupled with a desire to promo t e interdisciplinary research The Department is composed of four areas. These areas a nd the re sea r ch areas a re as follows: I. Al gebra and Topology Numbe r theory. algebraic coding theory. general topology. t o p o logi ca l semigroups. 2. Analysis Abstract h armonic analysis. a b strac t measure theory. approxima ti o n and expans ions functional a n a lysis. geom e tric function theory. 3. Applied Mathematics and Computer Science As ympto tic methods. differential equations. integral equations nume ric a l analysis. 4 Statistics a nd Stochastic Systems Bio m a th ematics. th eo ry of proba bilit y a nd statistics. r e liabilit y theory stochastic m o deling in the lif e sc ience s a nd e ngin ee ring. stochastic systems and tim e se ries. Programs for the M.A. degree in seco nd a r y education or in Junior College teaching are also available. There are 34 faculty members in the Department and about 50 graduate students. The graduate program i s young and still in the devel opmenta l stage. While programs in th e m o r e tradi tio n a l a reas of pure mathematics a re offered. th e Departme nt is committed t o emphasizin g applied m athema tic s a t b o th th e graduate a nd undergraduate levels. For b o th undergraduate and graduate work students a nd faculty h ave access to th e uni versi t y's computer. an IBM 360 / 365 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY M edica l Technology is one of the growing professions associated with the advances in modern medical science. Working in the clinical laboratory. the medical technologist performs chemical. microsco pic. bacteriologic. and other scientific tests t o help trac k the cause a nd treatment of dis ease. This talent require s s p ec iali ze d training a nd a baccalaureate d eg ree i s esse ntial prepa rati o n for ce rtificati o n as a medical t ec hn o logi st. The program a t the U niver s it y of South Florida leads to th e bachelor of science deg ree in Medical Technology. The curriculum consists of three years of academic tra ining in on-campus courses plus twelve months of internship a t a n affiliated hospital o r clinical laboratory. Medical technology i s an excellent background for graduate work towa rd s advanced d eg ree s in micro bi o l ogy. bioch emistry. and other laborato r y sc iences. M e di ca l te c hn o log y is administered by the College of Nat ural Sci e nces and combines curriculum planning and counseling t o assist the student in admission into this field Upon entrance. the student i s ass i g ned an adviso r for curriculum guidance to m ee t s p ec ifi c requirements o f the degree The curriculum contains a broad science preparation as well as courses in so cial sciences and humanities t o enrich and strengthen the student as an intelligent. informed c itiz e n The student also rece i ves the serv ices of th e Medical Techn o logy Committee. which assists with admission t o th e int e rn s hip year. Admission i s limit e d b y the facilities o f th e a ffiliat e d hospital or laboratory and a careful evaluation of th e student's abilities and talents. Letters of support are in clud e d with th e student's credentials when s elections are made. Upon succ e ss ful completion of th e interns hip year and qua lif y ing examinations. the graduate is certified b y the American Board o f Pathology as a registered medica l technologist. PHYSICS The Department of Physics offe r s programs leading to a Bachel o r o f Arts o r a Bachel o r of Scie nc e de g ree and to a Mast e r of Arts d eg re e. Both thes i s a nd non-thesis programs are availabl e for the M .A. degree. U nd e rgraduate course offerings of the Department provide a w e ll-b a l a nced program covering v irtuall y every area o f ph ys ics Special courses may be o ffered upon s ufficient dema nd Modern. COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES 77 excellentl y eq uipp e d classrooms and laboratories provide an o ut s t anding e nvironment for students. Opportunities for under graduate s tud e nt s to participate in research p rojec ts with professors a nd graduate s tud e nt s form an integral part of th e undergradua t e experi e n ce. Undergraduat e s tud e nt s have e n gaged in r esea rch effo rt s t o th e ex t en t that their work h as b een pub lis hed in sc i e nti f i c journals. There i s a tradition of close working relationships b e twe e n profes so r s a nd s tud e nts. At th e gradua te l evel. th es i s r esearch areas include th eo r e t i ca l and ex p e rimental pla s m a physi cs. theoretical a nd ex p e ri menta l solid s t ate physics. ex perimental gaseo u s e lectronics. e l e m e nt a r y particle theory. a nd biophysics. Supporting facilities include an IBM 360 /65 computer. an excelle ntl y equi pp ed ma c hin e s h o p a nd e l ectronic shop. a glass blowi ng s h o p an electron microscope. and an x-ray ph o toelectron spectromet er. Teachin g assis t a nt s hip s and financial ai d thro ugh the College Work-Study P rogra m are oft e n avai lable to qualified s t udents. A su p ervise d study h all i s avai labl e where students may o bt ain h e lp with th eir course work a t their convenie n ce throughout eac h week d ay. PRE-MEDICAL SCIENCES Modern h ea lth ca r e i s a spectrum of functions r a nging from di ag n os i s an d treatment of d isease t o ba s i c a n d applied research. As a result. th ere i s a need for individuals with a di ve rsitv of educat ional backgrounds and a wide va r iety of talents and in t erests: and th e student contemplating a ca r eer in the hea l th sciences has an opr o rtunit y for service in a wide range of health care activities. The premedical scie n ces program at the Universi t y of South Florida i s administ ere d b y th e College of Natural Science s and i s d esigned t o assis t students seeki n g en t rance into a profes s ional sc hool in medicine. d e nti s tr y. veterinary m e dicine. o r o pt o m e try. Throug h a combination of curriculum a nd counseling the program is d es igned t o enhance the stude nt's int ellec tu al. per so n al. an d soc i a l de ve l opment. U p o n entrance into the program th e student i s ass i gne d a n advisor for cu rri cu lum pl a nnin g and counseling Whil e s r ec ifi c requirements ma y vary. all profes s i o n a l school s recognize th e need for a well -rounded education: therefore. th e goal is to develop a perceptive k n owledgeable citizen w ith a strong fou ndation in th e natural sc i e n ces yet broad ened and e nriched with a so lid background in the social sciences and huma n ities. Upon completion of the basic science requirements. the student is assign e d t o the Chairman of the Pre M e di ca l Sciences Committee. The function of this committee is t o assist th e s tud e nt in all ph ases of applica ti o n to th e p rofes s i o nal sc hool of hi s o r h e r choice. This i nclud es l e tt ers of eva lu ation. admission applications. entra n ce examina ti ons. e tc The student r e m ains in th e program until h e o r s h e is admitt e d t o a professi o nal sc hool o r see k s o th e r alternatives. even if this extends be yo nd th e ba cca laure a t e d egree. Science Center


,W, COLLEGE OF NURSING The College of Nursing is committed t o the improvem e nt of nurs in g a nd h ea lth care se r v ice s throug h its educational pro gra ms co mmunit y service an d related r esearc h act i vities. The College offers an upper division pro g ram in nurs ing that l eads t o a Bachelor of Scie n ce degree. Applications from all qualified students are accepted without regard to age sex cultural r acia l r elig i o u s or ethnic background. Qualified st udent s with no previ o u s prep a r at ion in nursing and registered nurses who are g r aduates of associate degree and hospital pro gra m s a re admitted. College graduates and transfe r s tuden ts fro m o ther nursin g programs a re a lso elig ibl e for a dmi ss i o n to the m ajor. Th e program is appro v ed b y the Florida State Board of Nursing and accredited by th e Natio n al League for Nursing Admission to the College T he College of Nursin g i s a quota program in that limit a tions are se t o n enro llments on th e b asis of availability of s ufficient qualifi ed faculty l a b o r a t o r y a nd classroom facilities a nd clinical resources for nursing practice ex perien ce for students Therefore, admissions are up o n a sele ctive ba sis through s pecial application dire ctly to the College of Nursi ng One class is admitted in the fall quarter of each year. The deadline for acceptance of appli cations is Feb ru a r y first. Applications may be obtained b y contacting the Coordinator of Advisement College of Nursing. The academi c r equi rement s used as a b as i s for evaluating elig ibilit y o f applicants for admissio n to the upp e r di visio n maj o r are outli n e d be low. These are minimum r eq uirements and perfor mance individual goals and interests and other factors p e rtinent t o the goal s of the program and to professio nal nursing prac tice are considered. All ap plicant s a re inter viewe d as part of the a dmi ssions process. Qualified applicants who are Flo rid a r esidents are g i ven pri o rit y for admission. Minimum Requirements I Completi o n o f 90 qua rter (60 semester) hours of college level work with a cumulative average of "C" or better. C r edit received o n th e b asis of CLEP examinations or o th e r appropriate pro ced ure s ma y b e included as part of these r equi rements. 2 Completion of the University of South Florida general educa t io n distributi o n requirements as part of the above. T he se requirements m ay be sa ti sfie d b y the completion of 60 quarter hours (40 semester hours) in the following areas with n o t l ess than 8 quart e r h o urs (6 semeste r h o urs) in eac h are a : E nglish composition; humanities; mathematics / quantitative methods; natural sc iences; so c i a l sc iences. Courses in chemistry and biology may be u se d to m ee t general di s tribution requirements in natural s cience Ad dition a l c redit s derived from the se courses contribute toward meet i n g the 60 credit general education distribu tion requirements. Credits from p syc h o log y and socio log y req uirements m ay also contribute toward meeting general education requirements Stuqents with A.A. degrees will b e considered to hav e met the abov e requirements. 3. Completi o n with a "C" average or better : a. One year of chemistry with laboratory. (Courses that i nclude general, biochemistry and o rganic chemistry are recommended) 78 b One year of bi o l ogy (courses which includes cell structure ecology and genetics). Huma n anatomy. physi o l ogy or m icro bi o l ogy can n o t b e used to meet r eq uire ment s i n this area c Psychology o r beha viora l scie nc e -at l east two courses one of which is be yo nd the introduc tory l eve l (e.g .. huma n growth a nd d eve l opment. group dynamics. ch ild psychology agi ng a d o l esce nt psycholog y dev e lopment a l p syc h o l ogy a bnormal psycholog y). d Soci o l ogy -at least tw o courses. o n e of which is beyond the introductory level (e g .. cultural anthropology, family relati o n s liips. soc i a l a nd cultural iss u es. geron tology. e t c .). e. At l eas t o n e of th e followi n g : microbiolog y human a n a t o my. nutrition, o r growt h a nd development. Tran sfe r students see king admission to th e College of Nurs ing follow the procedure outlined for transfer students in the USF Bulletin a nd the procedure outlined here for admiss i o n t o th e College of Nursing. All transfe r students mus t a ppl y for a dmissi o n t o the U niver s it y and b e accepted prior to acceptance b y the College of Nursing. Transcripts certifying completion of all requirement s for admissio n must be available t o th e College of Nursing before admission will be co nfirmed Applications for a dmission t o the University ma y be obtained b y contacting the Office of Admissions University of South F lorida Tampa. Florida 33620. Applic a tions can be submitted as much as one full yea r in adva nce of intended enrollment. Admissi o n procedures for r egis t e red nur ses va r y from those o utlin e d a b ove. Graduates of associate degree a nd h os pit a l programs in nu rs in g h ave widely va ried backgrounds. Therefore. the a dmis s ion s process for them i s de sig ned t o permi t evaluation of r ecords academi c advisement and individu a l program planning ea rly in order to ensure optimum utili za tion of previ o u s educational experiences a nd ex pedite completi o n of de gree require ments. I. All r eg i s ter ed nurses seek in g admission to the College of Nurs ing s hould s ubmit an application to the College of Nursing These a pplications will b e se nt upon request. 2. When the co mpleted application and transcrip ts. a re rec e ived faculty assess them in terms qf the req ui r eme nt s fo r a dmi ss i o n t o the maj or. Applicants who h ave not met th e prerequisites will be advise d of their standing a nd the a ltern atives avai l a bl e for meetin g requirements: a) CLEP examinations if appropriate. b ) courses a t USF. or c) courses a t a junior college o r other institution. Applicants wh o h ave met th e requirem e nt s for admiss i o n will b e advised as to wh e n the y can b e admitte d t o take courses in the m ajo r and (if n o t a lr ea d y e nrolled i n the University) will be pro v ided with a USF a pplication sta mped RN Applicant" t o co mplet e a nd forwa rd with admission f ee t o the Office of Admissions. 3. R eg is tered nurse applicants seeking admissi o n t o the major who a ppl y first to the Office of Admissions will be referred t o the College of Nursing t o complete t h e process outlined a bove General Requirements for Degree Students are certified for the Ba c helor of Sc i ence degree upon completion of 1 80 quarter h ours of c redit (w ith a cumulative grade point ratio of 2.0 or better) distributed among general education, suppo rting sc i e nce s the minimum requirements of the


major a nd e l ec ti ves. G r adua t es wh o a r e n o t a lre a d y r eg i s ter e d nurses mus t take th e lic e n sing examin a ti o n in o rd e r t o b e e l ig ibl e t o p rac t ice as r eg i s ter e d professio n a l nurses in F lorid a. Degree Program The College of Nurs in g o ff e r s o n e undergradua t e progr a m. a n uppe r di vis i o n m a j o r in nursin g th a t lea d s t o th e Bach elor o f Sci e n ce d eg r ee. T h e p rogram i s d esig n e d so th a t stude nt s w ith app ro pri a t e can enroll in the nursin g major a nd c omple t e r equire m e nt s for t h e d eg r ee in the equiva l e nt of tw o yea r s ( s i x quarte r s ) of full tim e s tudy. Students may m ee t all r equire m e nt s a t the U ni ve r s it y of South F l o r i d a o r th ey may comple te l owe r di v i s i o n prereq uisit es e l sew h e r e a nd tra n s fer t o USF for th e nursing major. S tud e nt s w i s hin g t o e n roll as fr eshme n a t US F me e t th e sa m e r equire m ents as other applicants for admissi o n t o the Univer s it y a nd sh o uld follo w th e admiss i o n p rocedures o utlined el se w h e r e in th e Bull e tin T h e p rac ti ce of p rofess i o n a l nurs in g in vo l ves probl e mso l v ing a nd d ec i s i o n-making b ase d o n kn o wl e d ge fr o m the huma nities a nd th e physi cal. bi o logi cal. soci a l a nd b ehav ioral s ciences. S h o rt ages o f qua lifi e d p erso nn el. t ec hn o logi ca l a d vances a nd a nd inc r eas in g d e m a nd s fo r h ea lth care se r v i ces have broug ht c h a n ges in th e fun ctio n s a nd r es p o n s ibiliti es o f th ose in th e he a lth care p ro f ess ions. As a r es ult. nurs in g p rac ti ce has b e c o me in-Life Science Bu ilding COLLEGE OF NURSING 79 c reasing l y compl ex a nd d e m a nd i n g in ter m s of knowl e d ge fr o m th e sc i e n ces underlying nu rs in g practice as well as th e nursin g knowled ge a nd s kill s r equire d t o a ssume a dd e d r es p o n s ibiliti es a nd fun ctio ns. The goal o f this program i s to p rovi d e s tu de nt s with oppo r tuniti es t o d eve l o p cognit ive. affective a nd p syc h o m o t o r s kill s ba sic t o ge n era l n urs i ng pract i ce in a n y settin g w h e r e p rofess i o n a l nursing se r vices are prov i d e d : acut e care h os pit a l s. com m unit y he a lth age n c i es. extend e d ca r e faci l i t ies. i nd ustry. ph ysic i a n s' offic e s mili tary h ea l t h se r vices t h e A m e r ica n R e d Cross. th e P eace Corp s a nd so o n Emphasis i s pl ace d on th e deve l o p me n t of in t e r perso n a l a nd l e ad ers hip s kill s esse nti a l t o m ee t i ng th e r es p o nsi biliti es of p ro f ess i o n a l s in th e h ea lth care sys t e m s a nd of citizen s in a d e mocrati c soc i e ty. Atte nti o n is a l so g i v en t o p rovi d i n g o pportuni t ies for s tud ents t o es t a bli s h in vestigative and i nd e pend e nt s tud y h a bit s th a t will p e r sis t throug h o u t a lif e tim e of p rofes s ion a l growth a nd d eve l opme nt. During th e l as t qua rt e r of th e program. s tud e nt s h ave a n o pp ortunity for con centrated c lin ica l nursing ex p erie n c e i n a n area of their c h o i ce G r adua t es of t hi s program a r e eligibl e fo r admissi o n t o exa min atio n s l eading to lice n sure of pra c t i ce as p ro f ess ional n u r ses in th e S t a t e of F lorida o r t o a ppl y for lice n sure in o ther s t a t es Gradua t es a lso h ave th e educatio n a l b ac kgrou n d n ecessa r y for gradua t e s tud y in nursi n g t o pre pare for ex pand e d ro l es in clini ca l nursin g p rac ti ce o r for t eac hin g ad m i ni s t ra tion r esearc h a nd o th e r l ea d e r s hip r es p o n s ibiliti es.


COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND s::; BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES The social and behavioral sciences are concerned with man. his

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 81 fered with the College of Education in Social Science Education. School Psychology. and the Junior College Teachers' Program. The Department of Communicology (formerly Speech Pathology and Audiology) also offers a Master of Science Degree in: Audiology Post-Bacca laureate Audiology 5-year program Aural (Re) Habilitation Post-Baccalaureate Aural (Re)Habilitation 5-year program Speech Pathology Post-Baccalaureate Speech Pathology 5-year program A Doctor of Philosophy Degree is offered in: Psychology SPECIAL NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS The AGING STUDIES undergraduate program consists of a core of courses designed for interested students. Additional information will be found in the Aging Studies Program section of the catalog. The LEISURE STUDIES PROGRAM is concerned with leisure in its broadest sense and provides a core of courses for interested udents. This program is presently housed in the Department of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. The OFF-CAMPUS TERM PROGRAM offers a wide variety of opportunities for self-designed supervised experiences for credit. This program is presently housed in the Department of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. The WOMEN'S STUDIES PROGRAM consists of courses designed to deal with historical. anthropological. sociological. and psychological aspects of women s role and of the female ex perience This program is presently housed in the Department of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. The HUMAN SERVICES COURSES are designed for students interested in careers in the human sciences and services. and may be taken in conjunction with any major. or by special students. They are closely related to our Urban Community Psychology and Gerontology Program of Distinction and will be taught by qualified faculty from the various disciplines within the college. DEGREE PROGRAMS AFRO-AMERICAN STUDIES Afro-American Studies Program provides a quality undergraduate education leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in AfroAmerican Studies. Essentially it is a service program which provides opportunities for all students to broaden the bases of their knowledge of the entire human experience and intercultural understanding so essential to living in a multi-racial society and a world that has become a global village. It provides a new horizon in liberal education that seeks reunification of the knowl edge of human experience and strikes at the narrowness and ethnocentrism of the traditional disciplines which have contributed much to race prejudice and misunderstanding. Part of its mission is to assist its black student clientele to achieve a more dignifying identity and fuller participation in the mainstream of American life It to help them to develop a greater awareness of themselves and their talents and to provide them educational and research opportunities necessary for the acquisi tion of understanding of political and economic realities and tools that must enable black people and other minorities to become effective determinants of their own political and economic life. AGING STUDIES Undergraduate Program Although no baccalaureate degree in gerontology is offered. the Aging Studies Program does provide a core of four courses at the undergraduate level. These courses range from AGE 30 I. Introduction to Gerontology. to AGE 405 Seminar in Selected Topics in Social Gerontology, and are designed as electives for students from a variety of areas. particularly the human service areas. More generally. the objective of the sequence of undergraduate courses is to provide students with a broad educational experience in gerontology. Graduate Program The primary objective of the graduate program in aging is to train personnel for leadership positions in the planning. development. delivery and evaluation of community services for older persons. In keeping with this objective, the program offers a broad range of cross-disciplinary courses. As an important part of the training process. each graduate student spends a supervised internship for one academic quarter in a community agenc y or facility which provides services for older persons. A Master of Arts degree in Gerontology is awarded upon satisfactory comple tion of the requirements. ANTHROPOLOGY Anthropology aims at comprehending man as a biological and social being lt is concerned with all forms of man th rough time and space. One consequence of this broad-ranging view is the presence within anthropology of four branches: physical anthropology. archaeology. cultural anthropology. and lin guistics. Exposure to anthropological information and th e cross cultural perspective produces heightened sensitivity in the student to the world about him. This helps the student to adopt an intel lectual posture of disciplined skepticism with respect to any scheme which purports to define and account for regularities in human life. The primary objective of the graduate program is to prov ide both basic education and specialized training in several specific fields of applied anthropology which will enable the graduate to render valuable and substantive service at local. state. national. and international levels in a context of non-academic. nonteaching employment. Graduates will be capable of assuming vital positions in the various agencies and institutions charged with understanding and acting on the complex problems which beset our society. COMMUNICOLOGY AUDIOLOGYAURAL (RE)HABILITATION SPEECH PA THO LOGY The Department of Communicology offers master's programs in the areas of Audiology. Aural (Re)Habilitation. and Speech Pathology. These programs are structured to meet the preparation requirements of the American Speech and Hearing Association for the Certificate of Clinical Competence or the national basic certification requirements of the Council on Education of the Deaf. Undergraduate students may apply for acceptance in the M.S. degree program upon attaining Junior class standing. com pletion of the Communicology College level course sequence with a 3.0 grade average. and submitting appropriate Graduate Record Examination scores.


82 COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES Applicants holding a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college o r universit y will be eligible for admission t o the fifth year of th e M .S. program if the following minimum require m e nt s are met : Submission of cumulative sco r e of 1000 for the Graduate Record Examination Aptitude Test. plu s a grade point average of 3.0 (A = 4.0) for the last half of the undergraduate course work. The D e p artment operates a clinical training l aborato ry to provide students with experiential training in the e valuation and treatment of communication disorders. Practicum is also provide d in field se ttin gs which also include the public school sys t e m s of surrounding counties. ho s pital s and private clinics. and State r eside nti a l institutions. CRIMINAL JUSTICE Undergraduate Program The C rimin a l Justice Program provides students purs uing a maj o r with an ind e pth exposure to the total criminal justice sys tem including law enforcement. detention. the judiciary. corr ectio n s. and parole and probation. The Program. leading to a B .A. degree. concentrates on achieving b a lance in the above aspects of the sys t e m from the p e r s pective of the criminal justice profession al. th e offender. and soc i e ty. Graduate Program Unive r sity r eq uir ements for graduate study are given on p age 41. The objective of the graduate program in Criminal Jus tice i s to d eve l o p a so und educational basis for professional training in o n e or m o r e of the s pecializ e d a rea s comprising the modern. urban Criminal Jus tice System. Admission to th e M.A. program in Criminal Justice require s a satisfactory sco re on the aptitude section of the Graduate R eco rd Examination a nd / or a minimum 3 0 grade point average during the la s t two years of undergraduate work and submission of thre e letter s of rec ommendation and a letter of intent. Furthe r information concerning the program may be obtained by contacting th e Director of Graduate Studies of the Criminal Jus tic e Pro gram. ECONOMICS Requirements for B.A. Degree Economics i s one o f the vital discipline s investigating the complex problems a nd relationships in modern society. Indeed the very breadth of economics has led to major areas within the discipline including l abor economics, international economics urba n a nd regional economics, monetary economics. public fin a nce industrial organization. comparative economic sys tem s. and the like In addition, students are given a sound grounding in economic theory and economic s tatistics to facilitate the investigati o n of the problems of human behavior, decisionmaking and organizational effectiveness in these problem areas. Students majoring in economics are encourage d to supplement their programs with appropriate courses in other social sciences. Political science. psychology, sociology and others contribute greatly to an enriched plan of study. Similarly, a variety of courses in economics are designed to permit students majoring in other di sc ipline s to acquire the skills and insights provided in economics. Thus students have the option of broad inter disciplinary programs. a general grounding in many areas of economics. or a more intensive concentration in one of the areas within economics. Students typically enroll in college to increase their general understanding of the world and to gain access to a relatively remunerative and high -status job. Presumedly. these same considerations influence their choice of academic major and perh a p s even course selection. Many students have discovered that the undergraduate program in economics combines the broad liberal education focus of social science disciplines in gen e ral with the rigorous specialized training of engineering or bu s iness administration h e lpful in seeking employment after graduation. Students interested in majorin g in economics a r e encouraged to contact the dep artmental a d viser for more i nformation about th e program. In addition, the department maintains a file d escr ibing the varied career opportunities for economist s in bu siness. government a nd education. GEOGRAPHY Requirements for the B.A. Degree. Geography as a discipline is designed t o account for the variable character of the earth 's su rface T h e two major divisions of geog r a ph y are phy s ical and cultural (human). Phvsi cal geog raphy includ es the s tud y of earth-sun relations hip s. weat h e r climate and natural features of the l a nd scape suc h as landforms. soils. vege t a ti o n and h ydrology. Cultural geograph y st udies peopl e. th eir vario u s cultures. l eve l s of t echnology. a n d eco nomic activities which operate differentiall y to alter the n atura l land sca pe Geograph y's overriding purpose i s to understand th e earth as th e h o me of man. A maj o r concern of geograph y i s t h e w i se use o f n atural. human. and eco n o mi c resources. T h erefore. ecological a nd environmental considerations are ce nt ral to the s tud y of geography. Students are encouraged t o take e l ec ti ve credits in a wide varie t y of di sci plin es because of th e cross -d iscip linary approach of geography. Both social and n a tural sciences are recommende d. Geography majors generally teach or work in various plannin g. res o urce m anagement. or consulting agen cies. both private a nd governmental a t all l eve l s local. sta t e. and federal. Requirements for the M.A. Degree In Geography General requirements for gradua t e work are listed in a preceding sec tion in this bulletin titled "Division of Graduat e Studies." All students must complete 45 h ours in graduate geograph y courses. following either a thes i s track or a n o n th esis teaching track. Specific course requireme nt s in a dditi o n t o six cor e courses are determined after a prelimin a r y o r a l examination which th e student takes earl y in the first quarter of graduat e e n rol lm e nt. Social Science Building


C O L LEGE O F SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL S C I ENCES 8 3 From four t o e i g ht c redit s may be t a k e n o uts i d e th e d e p artment with perm iss i o n o f the m ajo r p ro f essor. An o ra l comprehens i ve exa m cove rin g th e ge n e ral field o f geograph y i s require d befor e gradua ti o n F o r st ud e nts e lectin g t h e th es i s trac k a n oral defen se o f th e th es i s i s require d The student mus t d e m o n strate ability t o tra n s l a t e int o E n glis h the p e rtin e nt sc ient ific lit erature from o n e m o d e rn fo r eig n l a n g ua ge. F o rei g n stude nt s whose m o th e r t o n g u e i s n o t E n g l ish m a y u se E ng l i s h as th e ir for e i g n langua ge. A compute r l a n g u age ( s uch as F ortra n) m ay be u se d to m ee t th e l a n gu11ge r equireme nt. HI STORY T h e De p a rtm e nt of Hi s t o r y o ff e r s courses o f study fo r b o th t h e B .A. a nd M A d eg r ees. U nd e rgraduate courses in th e departm e nt fro m f ive di ffere nt tw o -course su r vey seq u e n ces throug h up pe r l eve l courses arrange d t o pi cally a nd ch ro n o logi cally. cove r mos t o f th e fields o f hi s t o ry. The unde rgraduate m a j o r r equirem e nt s allow the student c o n siderable flex ibilit y in des i gning a program Stude nt s are enco uraged t o take courses in othe r di sc ip l in es to compl e m e nt the major. Gradua t e students ch o o se a maj o r a nd min o r field from a m o n g th e s i x gradua te fie l d s a vai l able. Courses in hi story contribute t o g eneral education and und e r s t a nd i n g of o n e s pl a ce in socie t y as w ell a s t o prepa r a tion for teaching a t all levels. the ministry. internatio n a l serv ic e the F o r e i gn Se r v i ce. l ibrary. museum a nd a r c hi va l w o rk. r es e a rch a nd o th e r ca r ee rs. I N T ERDISC IP L INAR Y S O C I AL SC IENCES (SSI) T h e Dep artment of Interdi sc iplin a r y Soci a l Scien ces admini s t e r s th e College M a j o r and th e m a j o r in Inte rn a ti o n a l Studies. I n additio n. i t offe r s the foll o win g n o n-d egre e programs and course con centratio ns: I) Interdis ciplin a r y Cor e : 2) Human S e r vices: J ) L e i sure Studies: 4) O ff -Campus T e rm: 5) Women's S tudi es. THE COLLEGE MAJOR Requirements for the B.A. Degree: The und e rgradua t e prog r a m l ea di ng t o th e B A d eg r ee in Interd isc iplinary Soci a l S c ie n ces (th e College m a j o r o f th e College o f Soci a l a nd B e ha v ioral Sci e nc es ) o ffer s students whos e vocatio n a l int e r es t s a nd educa ti o nal o bjecti ves c ro s s di sciplinary line s a unique o pportunity t o unde rt a k e a program o f study indi v id u ally d es i g n e d t o serv e those p a rticul a r int e r es t s a nd o bjectives. Each student's program of study provides a basic foundation in t wo diffe r e nt di sc ip l ine s o r programs. a nd i s individu a lly e vo l v ed b y th e stude nt in con sultatio n with th e m a j o r advise r so a s t o direc tl y r e l a t e th e choices o f a reas of c o ncentration a nd o f co ur ses within th e m t o the s pecifi c interes t s a nd o b j e c ti v e s o f th e stude n t. a nd so as t o provide a n educa ti o n a l ex peri e n ce o f qua li t a t ive excelle n ce. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Requirements for t he B .A. Degree: T h e undergraduate program leading t o th e B A d eg re e in Int e rdi sc ip lina r y Social S cien ces (th e Col l ege m a j o r o f the Colle ge p erie n ce t ailored t o th e int e r es t s a nd ne e d s o f students wh o wis h t o pre p a r e for e mployment o r careers in int ernationa l rel ations. internatio nal o r gani zatio ns a nd in int e rn a ti o n a l bu s iness : o r those wh o wi s h t o st ud y p a rticul a r int e rn a ti o n a l th e me s: or those wh o w i s h t o s tud y p a rti c ul a r region s o r cultures. Each student's program of wo rk i s d eve loped indi v idu ally in con s ult a ti o n with th e major a d v i se r so as t o th a t th e various courses c h os en fro m th e offeri n gs o f a t lea 'st three d e p artments of the c o lle ge provide a q ualit ative l y e xc ellent f ulfillm e nt of the student's o bjectives. All of th e int e rn a ti o nal. r eg i o n a l a nd t o pi ca l courses a r e o p e n w i t hout pre r equis ite s. t o students o f a n y major. INTERDISCIPLINARY CORE The SS! Core incl ud es thre e basic co u rses which p rovi d e a n int roduction t o the behavioral sc i e nc es w ith emphasis up o n i ndi v idu a l a nd soc i a l b e ha vio r a nd supporti ng t o pi ca l case s tudi es. T h ese co ur ses m ay b e u se d t o m ee t th e Colleg e 's ge n e r a l di s tributi o n r equire m e nt. HUMAN SERVICES CORE OF COURSES Th e Huma n S erv ice s courses are d es i g n e d t o m ee t th e nee d s o f three t y p es o f s tud ents: I. P e rson s curre ntl y w o rkin g in a huma n se r vices positi o n a nd wh ose a c ademic pre p a rati o n was n o t a d equa t e wh e n th ey b ega n th e ir ca reers. 2. P e r so n s wo rking in a human se r v i ces p osi tion a nd w h o w i s h t o u nd e rt a k e a program o f prof ess i o n a l r e n ewa l a nd e nri chme nt. 3. S t u d e nt s w h o a re m ajo rin g i n o n e of th e soc i a l scie n ce di sc iplin es a nd wh o d es ire t o d eve l o p e nt ryl eve l s kill s fo r caree r s in th e human serv i ces f i e ld The H u m a n Se r v ice s cours e s a r e m u lti-d isc iplin a r y in charact e r a nd the y aug m e nt r ather th a n r e pl ace t ra inin g in s u ch a reas as re habilitati o n crimin a l jus tic e a nd soc i a l wo rk LEISURE STUDIES The Le i sure Studies Prog r a m i s d evo t e d entirely t o t h e subject of l e i sure in th e broades t s en se: a con ce rn w ith th e t o t al p a tt e rn o f w o r k a nd n o nw o rk tre nd s o f th e p os t in d u s t ria l society re l a t e d t o cy b e rn atio n increase s in b ulk t i m e. flexi bl e work pa t t e rn s. urbanizatio n changing va lu es publi c p olicy. r ec r eatio n a nd n e w d e m a nd s o n educa ti o n a n d o ther socia l i n s tituti o ns. OFF CAMPUS TERM The Off-Campus Term Program d escr ib e d more in d e t ail e l se wh e r e in thi s Bull e tin i s a uni vers it yw i d e. int e rdi sc iplin a r y program whic h u rges s tud e nt s t o s p e nd p a rt of th e i r t ime in col l ege in purs uit s th a t a r e self-

84 COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES I. To give students an understanding and knowledge of government which can be obtained only through an association with the day-to-day activities of governments and related agencies; 2 To increase the understanding between the University community and the local community: 3 To utilize the University s and student' s skills and expertise to assist local governments Requirements for Pre-Law Pre-law (preparation for the successful study of law) is not a prescribed program of study. No specific college major is re quired for admission to law school. Those students intending to pursue the study of law must obtain a bachelor of arts in an area of his personal choice. The American Association of Law Schools suggests that stu dents preparing for law school must acquire basic skills in: (I) rapid reading and comprehension and (2) the English language Mastery of the English language both written and oral. and ability to read rapidly and comprehensively are positively essen tial for successful performance in the study of law. As there is no prescribed pre-legal program. any courses that help develop clear and systematic thinking. logic command of the English language and a broad understanding of our society would consti tute sound preparation. A good lawyer must have knowledge of an understanding of the economic political and social context within which legal problems arise. Prior to admission to a law school. a student must take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). This test is given by the Educational Testing Service at Princeton. New Jersey The Law School Admission Test is given simultaneously several times each year at University of South Florida and numerous other testing centers throughout the state. Students should plan to take the test not later than February of the year in which they make application to a law school. Information pamphlets and application blanks for the test are obtainable from the Department of Political Science University of South Florida. Requirements for the M.A-;Oegree: General requirements for graduate study are given on page 41. The student must complete a minimum of 45 credit hours of graduate level courses At least 24 hours must be at the 600 level. The minimum of 30 credit hours must be taken in formal. regularly scheduled classes. 15 hours of which must be at the 600 level. Courses at the 500 level are acceptable for credit to wards the master's degree when taken as part of a planned degree program. approved by both the student's adviser and the Department of Political Science A required number of core courses must be taken by all students in the graduate program. A minimum of 28 credit hours must be taken in political science ; 8 credit hours of approved electives may be taken outside the Department. All graduate students must write a thesis (9 credit hours) or petition for substitution with 12 credit hours of regular courses A comprehensive oral examination will follow the completion of the course work. Students who do not have an undergraduate major in Po litical Science. or its equivalent may be admitted to candidacy in the program upon consent of the Department. Such students may be required to take additional courses beyond the minimum requirements A minimum of one-half of the master's degree program must be completed on campus. The student must be registered as full time graduate student for at least one quarter of study. More detailed instructions may be obtained from the Department of Polit i cal Science PSYCHOLOGY The undergraduate program in Psychology offers the student a well-rounded Liberal Arts education. together with the oppor-tunity to gain a special acquaintance with issues such as those concerning man' s role in modern society. tactics of social change. personal adjustment, and educational goals and strategies. In addition. the program provides excellent background training for qualified students who wish to pursue graduate work in disci plines such as clinical. experimental. or industrial psychology education. aging studies, counseling, women's studies. black studies or community relations. The faculty of the Psychology Department is divided into three broad program areas: Clinical-Community. ExperimentalPhysiological. and Industrial-Organizational. Each of these program areas offers M A and Ph.D. level training as well as instruction at the undergraduate level. Members of th e ClinicalCommunity faculty offer coursework and training in the areas of abnormal psychology developmental psychology. behavior modification. psychotherapy. personality. and ps y chological assessment. Individual research experience is also available to qualified students. Members of the Experimental-Physiological faculty provide coursework and. for qualified students. direct and extensive research experience. in the areas of comparative psy chology electrophysiology. learning and conditioning. human memory perception and information processing. Members of the Industrial-Organizational faculty offer coursework and special training in areas including selection. training and evaluation of employees job motivation and satisfaction. small group analy sis organizational theory. and human factors. REHABILITATION COUNSELING Requirements for the M.A. Degree: The M.A. program in Rehabilitation Counseling requires a minimum of 60 credit hours and offers the student the flexibility of entering while he is a Universit y senior or after he has earned a baccalaureate degree Minimum admission requirements for students electing the 5-year approach include acceptance by USF. completion of 135 quarter hours, a score of at least IOOO on the GRE or a B average on all work beyond 90 credit hours. and a personal inter view. He must complete all General Distribution requirements and may not apply for a baccalaureate degree Minimum admission requirements for students entering the program as regular graduate students after they have earned a baccalaureate degree include a score of at least IOOO on the GRE or a B average during the last two years of college work. and a personal interview. The GRE must be taken by all students entering the program whether or not they meet the B average requirement. Through individual counseling, vocational testing and eval uation. coordination of rehabilitation services and a variety of related skills and techniques the rehabilitation counselor works with other members of the rehabilitation team in assisting individuals to achieve maximum self-realization and optimal psychological. vocational. and social adjustment. The rehabilita tion counselor may work in a variety of settings including state vocational rehabilitation agencies. hospitals rehabilitation centers sheltered workshops, vocational counseling centers cor rectional institutions schools for the mentally retarded or men tally ill, and other similar facilities. SOCIOLOGY As an undergraduate major, sociology provides students with three different kinds of program concentrations. One, attractive to the majority of possible students, may be described as "useful sociology." Many of the courses taken involve skills valuable in employment. For exilmpie, in a research methods course interviewing skills can be ti{ed in sales personnel work social action careers. management, as well as in research Simi larly careers which involve interpersonal relations can benefit enormously from courses in social psychology or small group


COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 85 analysis. Also. pre-professional training. as in law school. busi ne ss administration. social work. and the like can re s t on courses that have "useful aspects in them. Another concentration can be styled that of libe ra l education." In thi s concentration. the central p o int i s the question of the n ature of man. the social being. Ex perience has shown that the truly liberall y educated person i s prepared for a variety of life experi e n ces because that person understands how to a sk important questions and how to go about getting answers. M o re importa ntl y. the liberall y educated p e rs o n i s equipped to take seriously the matter of being a human b e ing Sociology courses a re aimed l argely at problems o n the nature of one's social world. the nature of man collec tively and o n the individua l person -the student as a unique being. Finally sociology can be a maj o r in the sense that it rep r ese nts an intellectual discipline. Some students will find th a t EducationBusiness-Social Science patio it is interesting in it s own right and th at th ey would lik e to continue educati o n a l pursuits be yo nd the bachelor's d egree These different concentrations differ as muc h in the attitude of th e student taking the courses as in the selectio n o f courses m a king up the individual program of study. They are n o t logi cally distinct concentrations: any o ne course may have e l e m e nt s of all three. For exampl e. a stude nt maj o ring in sociology as an academic di sc ipline may at th e same time involve himself in ques tion s o f a l ibera l education and a t th e sa m e tim e pick up s kill s which will l ea d t o satisfying employment. While th e d epartm e nt i s developing an undergraduate trac k in social work. stud e nt s s h o uld understand that socio logy majors are not restricted to socia l work o r eve n social action t ypes of careers. Anv career inv o lvin g human int e racti o n. a nd th a t covers a n extre m e l y wide range of careers. ac tu ally b e nefit s from soc iologi ca l training. ------


l'"t. ST. PETERSBURG CAMPUS In the fall of 1968 th e St. Petersburg Campus opened with a modes t offering of resident credit courses for local students of junior. se nior or graduate s tanding. By the 1974-75 academic year. student e nrollment increased to more than 1800 students. As a branch of the University of South Florida. the St. Peter sburg Campu s enjoys the advantage of a relativel y s m all. cohesive faculty and student body combined with the resources and support se rvices of a l a rge uni versi ty. Easy interaction on an informal basis among students and faculty both in and out of the classroom enhance the learning opportunities open to stu dents enrolled at the St. Petersburg Campus. Academic Programs Th e St. Petersburg Campus. which offers o nly upper level a nd graduate courses. enrolls students in programs from the Colleges of Bus ine ss Administration, Education, Engineering, Natural Sciences Arts and Letters, a nd Social a nd Behavioral Sciences. All courses taken on the St. Petersburg Campus receive full resident credit. Academic requirements for graduation from the U n i versity of South Florida are the same for students on either campus. There are approximately 40 full time resident faculty mem bers on the St. Petersburg Campus. This core of faculty is supple mented by professor s who commute from th e Tampa campus as well as by qualified adjunct faculty employed in l oca l organiza tions and institutions. thu s increasing the sco pe and variety of a cademic services available to students on the St. Pet e r sburg Campus. While at present it is not possible for students to complete work at the master's level on the St. Peter sburg Campus, each 86 quarter selec ted graduate courses are offered b y the Colleges of Busines s Administration. Education. Arts and Letters and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Additional detail about degree programs in the several col l eges which are available t o students on the St. Pet ersburg Campus are outlined in the following paragraphs. Arts and Letters Students desiring a m ajo r in English can complete th e re quirements for a degree o n the St. Petersburg Campus. Also available are selected courses in Mass Communications. Ameri can Studies. and several ma s ter 's level courses in literature for the graduate student. Business Administration At the present time business administration students can meet all academic requirements for the B.A. de gre e at the St. Petersburg Ca mpus with majors in accounting. management. or general busine ss administration. Eight full time faculty s uppl e mented by a n adjunct faculty of practicin g attorneys. CPA's. and bu s ine ss exec utives provide coverage for a full range of courses in all areas of bus ine ss. Education Students majoring in teacher education can complete the requirements for a degree on the St. Petersburg Campus in seve ral programs: Elementary Education, Secondary Education. Elemen tary-Early Childhood Education, and Exceptional Child Education In addition, graduate courses are offered at the ma s ter's level for practicing te a chers see king an M.A. degree. St Petersburg Campus


Building "A," St. Petersburg Campus Engineering The College of Engineering offers course work leading to the Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree to students hold ing an A.S. degree in Engineering Technology from local Community colleges. Except for selected courses in specialized fields. a student can complete the requirements for his degree on the St. Petersburg Campus. For more details see page ... Natural Sciences The Department of Mathematics offers a number of courses of particular interest to students in education. business, and social sciences. Social and Behavioral Sciences Partial baccalaureate and master's programs are available to students who wish to major in criminal justice. rehabilitation counseling. and aging studies. Degree programs which can be completed on the St. Peters burg Campus include: geography. history. political science. psychology. and sociology Courses in the social sciences are designed to facilitate employment of graduates in community social agencies and businesses as well as to increase the probability of admission to graduate school. Experiential learning opportunities under faculty guidance are available to social science students through the cooperation of local social agencies. institutions. and business organizations. Library Facilities Library resources on the St. Petersburg Campus now total nearly 40.000 volumes and approximately 400 journals and magaST. PETERSBURG CAMPUS 87 zines. Students also have complete access to circulating books and materials from the main library on the Tampa Campus by means of inter-campus loans. Student Affairs Srudenr Acriviries. On-campus student activities include a swim ming pool-recreation complex billiard and ping pong tables. film series and a sports equipment check-out. In addition. many community cultural and recreational resources are available to students at a reduced price through a program of direct student subsidization. Membership in both professional and recreational clubs is also available to students. Financial Aid information is available in the Office of Student Affairs. Emerf(ency medical service is provided for students who incur injury or illness while on campus. Counselinf( in vocational. social and personal matters is available through the Counseling Services. Job placement is also coordinated through the Office of Student Affairs. Admissions Admissions procedures for students entering the University may be completed through the Admissions Office on the St. Peters burg Campus. Students wishing to contact the Admissions Office on the St. Petersburg Campus may call St. Petersburg. 898-7411, ext. 266. Admissions policies for entrance into the University are the same on both campuses.


ORGANIZATION & PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OF STATE UNIVERSITIES State Board of Education R EUBEN O'D. ASKEW Governor DOYLE E. CONNER Commissio ner of Agric ultur e GERALD A. LEWIS Comptro ll e r THOMAS D O'MALLEY State Treasurer ROBERT L. SHEVIN Attorney Genera l BRUC E A. SMATHERS Secreta r y of State RALPH D. TURLINGTON Com mission e r of Education O irKtor Medical Cen1er State Board of Regents MARSHALL M CRI SER, Chairman (1983)* Palm Bea ch JAMES J GARDENER Vice Chairma n (1981) Ft. Lauderdale Coordin a1or Equal Opportunity J J DANIEL ( 1980) Jac ksonville CHESTER H FERGUSON (1979) Tampa MARSHALL S. HARRIS ( 198 4) Miami E.W. H OPKINS, JR. (1978) P ensacola D. B U RKE KIBLER, 1JI (1976) Lakeland JAC K M CGRIFF (1982) Gainesville J u u u s F PARKER. JR. (1977) Tallahasse e E.T. YORK. Chance/fo r t State U niver si t y Sys tem O irKtOf Unlvtrsitv Ael11ions Oortelor lnform1t1onS.rvi ee s Publiea tioN "'terr n expir es tef!etri\'e Julr I. 1975 V1ee Pr1sid1n1 F1n1nee&Pl1nni"9 Vic1Prn1dtnt Adminur1t1on V ie1Presicffn1 S1udtn1AfhinS. Un1 v trsitv Dtvtloplftlnl 0Hn Colttgsof Aru& l.tntrs o .. C oll-ee of Busintu Administrlon 0Hn CoH90tof Eduut1on Dun Collegoe of En9in .. r in 9 o .. Coll191of Fin1Ar11 0Hn Colll'ge o f Meclocint DirtctOf Educ.iional AHoocH DirKtor Conti nuu19 Educ.-ion D i re<:tor BtSPr09r1m Oir.c1or Community Coll'941R1 1 11io n 1 Director Testi r19& Ad111nc:edPlac.mtnt Dirtctor lnlloluhon1I S t u d ies OrKtor Auili1ryS.rvicM Oir11etorCompult r Ctn11r and R 191on1I 0 1 11Ctnttr O i r K IOf Admi niur1tiv1 Pl1nn i1>11 D irector Uni v1rsi1V 8u<19111 Dir Kt or Facil il1M Pl1nnin11 O ire<::lor Spaea U 11tiution &Analysis UniYersily Comptroller O irtct0t P1rionn1I Organizational Chart University of South Flor ida T ampa March. 1975 88 O iractor Internal Contro l Dir1etor PubhcS.fe1v & Sacurow D i r1ctor Phvsic1I Pl 1n1 OirKI O r St. P e t ersburg C1mpu1 Adminittr1hon D ir Kl or Counstli "!I Ctnt1r Dir.ctor Student Health S.rvie41 s D i r11C1or Cooptrelive Educ1t1on &PllClftlnl Dirtclor Stud1n1 Publice1 ion1 Dirtclor H ousu"19 & Food Strvice DitlCIOt Division ol UniYer1wS1udin Direclo Al umni Aft.Ifs D irtctorf in1nci1t A ids 1ndStud1nt Emplovm1n1 O iractor Univ1rsi1y Cenur Dire

ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL 89 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA April, 1975 OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT President .................. CECIL MACKEY Assis t a n t t o the President ............ JOSEPH F. BUSTA, JR. General Couns e l . ............... STEVEN G. WENZEL Director. Medica l Center . ............... Donn L. Smith Coordinator. Equal Opportunity ..... JAMES F. VICKREY. JR. UNIVERSITY RELATIONS Direct o r ........... ............ ...... JAMES F. VICKREY. JR. Director. Information Services ........... . JAMES J. BRUSS Director Publications .................... FRANK E SPEAR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS Vice President ................... CARL D RIGGS Associate Vice President ............. WILLIAM H. SCHEUERLE Assistant Vice President ........ C. JOSEPH CARTER Assistant to the Vice President ......... DAVID C. JoRDAN Special Assistant for Equal Opportunity ....... ROSALIE H. WASHINGTON! Dean. St. Petersburg Campus ............. LESTER W. TUTTLE Director. Fort Myers Campus ................ RoY I. MUMME Director. Graduate Study & Research ....... WILLIAM H TAFT Director. Community College Re l ations .. FRANK H. SPAIN. JR. Director. Continuing Education .... .. J. RI CHARD BRIGHTWELL D i rector. B ac helor of Independent Studies . . . . . . .......... KEVIN E. KEARNEY Director. Educational Resources ..... WILLIAM G. MITCHELL Director. Libraries .................... MARY Lou HARKNESS Regi strar . ... DOUGLAS B. MAcCULLOUGH COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS Dean (acting) . .................... DANIEL R UTENBERG Assistant to the Dean ...................... BARBARA C. Cox Coordinator of Adv i sing (acting) ... ROSEMARY Mee. MORLEY C hairp ersons English . . . . ............... ...... ... J OllN R. CLARK Foreign Lan guages .......... ANNA L. MOTTO Humanities (acting) .................. HOWARD GOWEN Mass Communications .............. EMERY L. SASSER Philosoph y .................. JAMES A. Gouw R e ligiou s Studies WILLIAM c. TREMMEL Speech Communication .. ..... ROBERT D BROOKS Directors American Studies Program History of Ideas Program ........ HENRY M. R OBERTSON ............... JOHN B. CAMP Libe r al Studies Program ................... JoH N B. CAMP Linguistics Program .......... ..... ROGER w COLE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Dean ..... ................ HOWARD S. DYE Associate Dean ......... . ......... G. HARTLEY MELLISH Assistant to the Dean ...... ... ........ MARYANNE BIGGS Director of Graduate Studies . . . ... E1LA HANNI Coordinator of Advising. Upper Level .... KENNETH W. DAVEY Chairpersons Accounting and Business Law ......... LOUIS C. JURGENSEN Economics . . . . ................ T110MAS D CURTIS Finance ... ............... JAMES R LONGSTREET Manageme nt ......... ......... .... HAROLD M. S CHRODER Marketing (acti ng) ....................... THOMAS E NESS !e(/ecrie Sep1e111her I. 1975 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Dean ................... ROGER E. WILK Associate De a n for Programs ............... H. PHILIP PFOST Associate Dean for Research and Development (acting) . . ..... JAMES w BARNARD Assistant Dean for Administration .... RICHARD H HIGBEE Chairpersons* Cu rri culum & Instruction .............. JOHN C. FOLLMAN Communicative Arts ................ R !CHARD I. LOVELESS Educatio n al Sys t ems .............. E. CHRISTIAN ANDERSOI' Human Effectiveness ........ ........... DOROTHY D SISK Provam Directo r s Adult / Vocational ........... ......... REX c. TOOTllMAN Art Educatio n ...................... HAYDEN c. BRYANT Educat i onal Found ations ........... E. V. JoHANNINGMEIER Educational Leadership ................. CALVERT J. CRAIG Elementary E duc ation ............ A. EDWARD UPRICHARD Except i o n a l C hild ................... G. ORVILLE JOHNSON Guidance. Reading. & School Psychology ....... .......... ........ DONALD N NEVILLE Health / Physical Edu cation ........... HUBERT A. HOFFMAN Library Education ....................... ALICE G. SMITH Music Education . . . .. VIRGINIA A. BRIDGES Secondary Education . ................ DONALD L. LANTZ Teacher Education Ce nter/ Off-Campus Courses . . . ............... RAYMOND A. URBANEK Student Personnel ......... . . ......... MELVIN G VJLLEME Graduate Advisi n g ..... .............. L. THOMAS KARNS U nde rgraduate Advising ...... ........ CHARLES A. GORDON St ud ent Teac hin g (acting) ............... MARCIA L MANN Student Activit i es . . . . . . LOREN G. RoRERTS South Florida Educational Planninf!, Council ............ TBA Upll'ard B ound ....... RICHARD F. PRIDE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Dean . ............. EDGAR W. KOPP Assis tant Dean ............ ... ... ..... RUDOLF E. HE1'1'1NG Cha ir persons Electrica l & Elec t ronics Systems ...... MERLE R DONALDSON Energy Conversion & Mechanical Des i g n .... LINU S A. S coTT Structur es. Materials. & Fluids ....... .. .. JOHN E. GRIFFITll Sys tem s E ngin eering .................. ROBERT J. W1MMERT Prof!.ram Coo rdinators Engineering Scie n ce . ......... . ....... JOHN LLEWELLYN Engineering Technology ................ CHARLES E. PAYNE Computer Science ...................... OscAR N. GARCIA App lied Mathematics . . . . . . . . . Loms F. DoTY Chemical Engineeri n g ..... ............ J. CARLOS B usoT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS Dean .................................... DONALD J. SAFF Assistant Dean ........................ PETER B. O'SULLIVAN Coordinator of Advising and Graduate St udi es ................................ c. WESLEY HOUK Chai rp ersons Art ...... .... ........................ GEORGE PAPPAS Dance .... ............... . ..... Wu.LIAM G. HuG Music .................................. VANCE JENNINGS Theatre (acting) ......................... JoHN W. COKER Director Florida Ce nt e r for the Arts (ac ting) Jor1 N W. COKER *This inierim depar1men1al s1ruciure will exis1 for 1he 1975/76 academic rear on an experimenial basis: i1 will no1 be o(fic ial un1il appro1 ed b1 1he Board of Regen/S.


90 ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Dean ..................................... DONN L. SMITH Associate Dean ........ ........ .......... HOLLIS G. BOREN Associate Dean for Preclinical Affairs ..... C11ARLES W FISHEL Associate Dean of Student Affairs ......... JACK W HICKMAN Assistant Dean of Admissions ............ J ULIAN J. DwoRNIK Chairpersons Anatomy ........................ HAROLD N. SCHNITZLEIN Biochemistry .... . ......... ............ JOSEPH G. CORY Compreh ensive Medicine ............ O'NEILL BARRETT. JR. Family Medicine ........................ DONN L. SMITH Internal Medicine ...... . ...... ...... ROY H. BEHNKE Medical Microbiology ............... CHARLES W. FISHEL Obstetrics & Gyn ecology ...... . ....... JAMES M INGRAM Ophthalmology ................... WILLIAM c. EDWARDS Pathology ....... ........ ......... HERSCHEL SIDRANSKY Pediatrics ............................. LEWIS A. BARNESS Pharmacology .......... ........... ANDOR S ZENTIVANYI Physiology .......................... CARLETON H. BAKER Psychiatry (acting) ............... MARTI N W. DENKER Radiology (acting) ....... ........... ARTHUR D. GRAHAM Su r gery .......... ......... ......... ROGER T. SHERMAN Direcwrs Medical Library .......................... FRED BRYANT Vivarium ... .............. ........... LO U I S R NELSON COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES Dean . ........................... JAMES D. RAY. JR. Assistant to the Dean and Director of Advising ................... w ALTER E. WILLIAM S Chairpersons Astronomy .... . ..... HEINRI C H K EICHHORN-VON WURMB Biology (acting) . ................. STEWART L. SwrnART Chemistry ......................... TERENCE c. OWEN Geology ....... . .......... RICHARD A DAVIS. JR. Marine Science ........... ......... FRANK T. MANHEIM Mathematics .................... MANOUG N. MANOUGIAN Physics ........ ......... . ......... NORMAN L. Directors Astronomical Observatory ..... ..... EDWARD J. DEVINNEY Botanical Gardens (acting) . .... ..... MELVI N W. WATSON Herbarium ................. ........... ROBERT W LONG COLLEGE OF NURSING Dean ........................ GWENDOLINE R. MAC DONALD COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES Dean .................. ..... ....... TRAVIS J NORTHCUTT Associate Dean ......................... GILBERT KUSHNER Coordinator of Advising .................... ...... TBA Chairpersons Anthropology ................. ...... GILBERT KUSHNER Communicology .... .... ..... . .... STEWART E KINDE Economics . ....... . ....... ......... THOMAS D. C URTIS Geography .......... ................ JOHN W STAFFORD History .... .... ................... ROGER w. TRASK Interdisciplinary Social Sciences ............ MARK T. ORR Political Science ................. . .... R LEWIS BOWMAN Psychology ......................... JAMES W. ANKER Sociology .......................... Roy G. FRANCIS Directors Afro-American Studies Program ... FESTUS U. 0HAEGBULAM Aging Studies Program . .... . .......... THOMAS A. RIC H Criminal Justice Program .......... MITC HELL SILVERMAN International Studies Program ....... ....... MARKT. ORR Leisure Studies Program .................... MAX KAPLA N Off-Campus Term Program .............. D. KEITH LUPTON Rehabilitation Counseling Program .... CALVIN M PINKARD Women's Studies Program ........... J UANITA H. WILLIAM S ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS Vice President ...................... KENNETH W THOl1PSON Assistant Vice President ............... ROBERT E WALLACE Special Assistant for Equal Opportunity ... ........... TBA Cente r Administrator. St. Petersburg Campus ............... HERMAN J. BRAMES Comptroll er ... ......................... ERIC L. WALDEN Director. Auxiliary Services ............. TOMMY R BERRY Director. Regional Data Center ........ HOWARD R. STEELE Director. Internal Control .............. RAYMOND Z UREICH Director. P e rsonnel Relations ....................... TBA Director. Physical Plant ............... CHARLES W. B UTLER Director. Procurement .................... KEITH SIMMONS Director. Public Safety and Security ...... PAU L A. URAVICH FINANCE AND PLANNING Vice Pre sident .................. ....... ALBERT c. HARTLEY Assistant Vice President ............ GLENNDON E. CLAYTON Director. Facilities Planning ....... KENNETH J. HOLLETT Director. Space Utilization and Analysis ............. ... LILLIAN YORKS ANDERSON Director. University Budget s ......... RICKARD c. FENDER Director. Institutional Studies .... .... DONALD J ANDERSON STUDENT AFFAIRS AND UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT Vice President ............ .... ............. JOE A HOWELL Assistant Vice President ............... DANIEL R WALBOLT Assistants t o Vice President ............... TROY L. COLLIER Directors of Divis ions MARGARET B. FISHER CHARLES F. HEWITT Student Publications .... ................ LEo STALNAKER Counseling Center for Human Deve lopment ........ . .............. EDMUND E. ALLE N Financial Aids .................... GEORGE H. GOLDSMITH Housing ........ .................. . RAYMOND c. KING Physical Education. Recreational Sports and Athletics . ........ . ....... RIC HARDT. BOWERS Cooperative Education a nd Placement .... GLENDA F. LENTZ St. Petersburg Campus .... .... ......... DANIEL E BEEMAN Student Health Service Medica l Services .. LARRY E. STEVENS Student Health Service. Administrative Services ......................... ANNABELLE M WIN C H Student Organizations .............. PHYLLIS P. MARSHALL Uni versity Cente r ........................ DUANE E. LAKE Universit y Studies ........... ......... MAX C. DERTKE Development ......................... TERRY EDMONSON Alumni Affairs .... ............... JOSEPH M TOMAINO Veterans Affairs ............... ... ...... .... ROBERT JETT ST. PETERSBURG CAMPUS Academic Affairs Dean ........................ LESTER W T UTTLE. JR. Admissions and Record s Officer ........ EVELYN R MOHLER Cent e r Administration Center Administrator ................ HERMAN J. BRAMES Librarr. C ampus Librarian ....... Associate Librarian Library. t:xtension DORIS C. COOK ......... .......... BETTY FERRIS Director ................... .......... OSBORNE L. GOMEZ Assistant Librarian .............. MARGUERITE S. WURSTER FORT MYERS CAMPUS Director .... . Roy I. M UMME SARASOTA CAMPUS Contact Person . .......................... SARA HOWELL


ACC AFA AGE AMS ANC i\ . ARA ART AST BIO BOT CBS CHM C.11' CLS CLY COE COM DAN OMA DRS ECN EDA EDC EDE EDF EOG EDH EDL EDM EON EDP EDQ EDR EDS EDT EDY EDW EDX EDY EGB EGE EGR EGS EGX E G ENV ESC COURSE PREFIX ABBREVIATIONS Accounting Afro-American Studies Aging Studies (Gerontology) American Studies Ancient Studies i\nthrorology Arabic (Modern Languages) Art Astronomy Biology Botany (Biology) Senior Seminar Chemistry Criminal Justice C l assics and Ancient Studies Communicology Cooperative Education Mass Communications Dance Developmental Mathematics Developmental Study Skills Economics Art Education (Education) Curriculum (Education) E lementary Education (Education) Foundations (Education) Guidance (Education) Junior College Education (Education) Library-Audiovisual Education (Education) Music Education (Education) Natural Science-Mathematics Education (Education) Physical Education for Teachers (Education) Measurement-Research-Evaluation (Education) Reading Education (Education) Exceptional Child Education (Education) English Education and Speech Communication-English Education (Education) Vocational & Adult Education (Education) Social Science Education (Education) Foreign Language Education (Education) Humanities Education (Education) Basic Engineering (Engineering) Electrical & Electronic Systems (Engineering) Energy Conversion & Mechanical Design (Engineering) Industrial Systems (Engineering) Structures. Materials & Fluids (Engineering) English Environment Computer Service Course (Engineering) 91 ETK FIN FNA FOL FRE GBA GER Gl.Y GPY GRE HEB HEN Hll HTY HUM ITA LIN I.I. I MAN MED MET MIC MKT MSC MSG MTH MUS NAS NUR OCT PEB PHI PHS PHY POL POR PSY REH REL ROM RUS soc SPA SPE SSI TAR WSP zoo Engineering Technology Finance Fine Arts ( Interdisciplinary ) General Foreign Languages French (Foreign Languages) General Business Administration German (Foreign Languages ) Geologv Geography Greek (Foreign Languages) Hebrew (Foreign Languages) Health Education (Education) History of Ideas History Humanities Italian (Foreign Languages) Linguistics I ntcrd iscir Ii na r\' 1 .anguage-L.itera tu r e Management Medicine Medical Technology Microbiology (Biology) Marketing Marine Science Medical Sciences Mathematics Music Natural Sciences Nursing Off-Campus Term Physical Education. Elective Philosophy Physical Sciences Physics Political Science Portuguese (Foreign Languages) Psychology Rehabilitation Counseling Religious Studies Romance (Foreign Languages) Russian (Foreign Languages) Sociology Spanish (Foreign Languages) Speech Communication Social Sciences. Interdisciplinary Theatre Arts Women's Studies Zoology (Biology)


i ,:. "'''-.. 'ti,. .. .. };.. 64 ... 1 75 Fowler Ave. TAMPA CAMPUS 46 Medical center 4 7 Botanical Garden 48 Observatory CAMPUS MAPS 92 . ;. .a. .,,., ..,.. 301 A Baptist Student Center B Episcopal Student Center C University Chapel Fellowship D Catholic Student Center


7th AVE. S. 1st ST. S WHITTED AIRPORT ( P r ivate Aircraft) PETERSBURG I _;\/ BAYBORO HARBOR ST. PETERSBURG CAMPUS Academic Affairs Adm1nistrat1ve Affairs Admissions Bookstore Cashier Central Receiving Counseling (Personal) Educational Resources Florida Dept. of Natural Resources Library Marine Science Personn el Services Physical Plant Placement (Student) Recreation Center Security & Traffic Student A ctivi t ies Student Affairs SUS l nstitute of Oceanography CAMPUS MAPS 93 A 109 A -130 A -128 A -138 A-121 B Bldg. 8 -127 A -151 C Bldg. A 135 A -131 A -114 B Bldg B -100 B Bldg. B Bldg. 8 115 A 127 Urs1vERs1TY OF souTH FLORIDA 1 South Hall (Administra t io n ) 2 College Hall (Library) 3 Robertson H all 4 Social Science s 5 The Barn 6 7 8 9 10 11 Natural Science) Classrooms & Auditorium Hamilton Center Boo k store I nfirmary/Officc Bu s iness Offices SARASOTA CAM PUS


Academic advising. 1 5. 27 calendar. 4-5 dishones t y, 31 INDEX grievance procedure. 30 load. 28 p o licie s and procedures. 28(( r es idence. 33 warning. 29 Ac a d e mic Regulations Committee. 30 Acco untin)?. 4 7 Accreditation. 9 Adding courses. 28 Admini stration. University 89 Administrari o n and Supervision, 58 Admission. 1 3 of foreign students. 14 of freshmen. 13 of graduate students. 41 of transfer students. 14 Admission t o: College of Arts & Letters, 44 College of Bu s iness Administration. 47 College of Education. 50 Colle ge of Engineering. 60 College of Fine Arts. 68 Colle g e of Medicine 74 College of Natural Sciences. 75 College of Nursing. 78 College of Social & B ehavioral Sciences 80 Evening classes. 15 Graduate study, 41 Junior college teaching. 5 8 S upervis ed teaching experience. 50 the University. 13 Adult education. 17 Continuin g Education. 16 Ext ernal d eg re e program. 3 5 see also V oc arional and Adult Educarion Advanced pl ace ment 16. 35 Advising. acad e mic. 15. 27 o -American Studies 8 1 A1?in1? Swdies. 8 1 Alumni. 26 American Srudies. 44 Anci ent Studies. 45 Anthro p o l ogr. 8 1 Application for admission. 13 for Associat e of Arts degree. 34 for graduate study 41 for graduation. 33 Applied S c ience and T echno logv. 64 Arr. 70 Arr Educari o n 56 Arts & Letters. Colleg e of. 44 Associate of Arts degree 34 Astronomy. 75 Maiur curri c ula and pro)?ram s ar e listed in italics. Athletics. int e rcollegiate. 26 Audiovisual education. see Librar.l'Audiovisual Educarion Audiovisual services. 39 Audiolug1 1 see Communicologv Audit. of courses. 28 Aural ( Re ) Habilitati o n see Communico lo)?y Automobiles. on campus. 20 Availability of courses and programs. 28 Bachelor's degrees. 32 Bic y cles o n campus, 20 Bio lo)?)'. 75 Board of Education. State. 88 Board of R ege nts. 88 Bookst o r es. campus, 21 B o tan y, see Bio logy Broadcas ting services 39 Bus in ess Adminis trati o n 47 Busines s Administration, College of. 4 7 Bus ine ss and Offi ce Edu c ati on, 55 58 Calendar. academic. 4-5 Campus maps. 92-93 Canc e llation of regi stration. 19. 28 Career Counseling and Guidance Services. 23 Catalog, choice of. 33 Ce nt e r for Continuing Education. 11. 16. 36 Central Florida Regional Data Center. 40 Ce rtificate of Concentration. 46 Ce rtification. of teachers. 51 Change. notice of. 30 Change of major. 30 C heck cashing. 20 21 Chemic al En)?ineerin)?, 61 C h emistry, 76 C la ss standing. 30 C lini c al Chemistry 76 Clubs and organizations. 24 College Level Examination Program ( CLEP). 35 Colleges: Arts & L e tters. 44 Business Administration. 47 Education. 50 Engineering. 59 Fine Arts. 67 Medicine. 7 4 Natural Sciences. 75 Nursing. 78 Social & Behavioral Sciences. 80 Commencement Convocation. 34 Communicating with the University 2 Communicol ogv, 81 Community College Relations, 16 Computer Research Center. 40 Computer service courses, 6 6 Concentration. Certificate of. 46 94 Conduct. student. 22 Continuing Education. 11. 16. 36 Continuing Education U nit (CEU). 36 Cooperative Education & Placement. Di vsion of. 23 Cooperative Education Program. 23 Corres pondence courses. 36 Corre s p o nd e nce directory. 2 Counseling. student. 23 Counselin g Center for Human Deve l opment. 23 Course audits. 28 availability 28 drops / adds. 28 repeats 29. 33 C redit b y examin atio n 32 C riminal Justi ce, 82 Cross enrollment. USF-HCC. 35 Cultura l events. 24 C urri culum and lns tru crio n 58 Dance. 7 1 D ean's List. 30 Degree applic a ti o n s. 33 Degrees: Associate of Arts. 34 Bachelor's. 32 see al so major field D oc tor of Philosoph y. 43 see also maj o r field Educa tion Specialist. 58 Mast e r 's. 43 see a l so major field Development Offi ce. 26 Digest of News. 56 Discipline. 22 Disqualification. 30 Distribution requirments. 31 Distributive Edu c arion. 55. 5 8 Doctoral prog r a m s. see major field Dormitories . 23 Double maj o r 33 Dropping courses. 28 Dual enro llment. 15 Early admission. 14 Earlr Chi ldh oo d Edu c ation 53. 56 Economics business. 4 7 social science. 82 Educati o n 52 see also s pecialized major s Education. Colle ge of. 50 Education Specialist degree. 5 8 Educational Resources 39 E l ect ri ca l & Electr onic Svsrems. 61 Elemenrary Educarion, 5 2. 56 Emotionally di sturbe d. teaching. see Exceprional Child Educarion


Energv Conve r s i o n & Mechanical D esif(n. 61 Enf(ineerinf(. 60 Engineering. College of. 59 Enf(ineerinf( Science. 64 Enf(ineerinf( Techno l ogi 66 Enf(lish. 44. 46 freshman r equirement, 32 secondary education. 54 56 Entrance requirments. see admission Equal Educational Opportunities. 12 Eve nin g classes 15. 36 Examination. credit b y. 32 Exceptional Child Education, 53 56 Exchange programs 38 External Degree Program. 35 Fees. 18: refund. 19 BIS program 35 Film Library. 40 Final academic w arning. 30 Finance. 4 8 Financial aid. 20 Financial information. 18 Fine Arts. College of. 67 Florida Center for the Arts. 67 Florida ce rtifi cation for teachers. 51 Florida College exchange progra m. 38 Florida residency 1 8 Focu s (orientation). 27 Food service. 24: costs. 19 F o reif(n Lanf(uaf(es. 44 46 seco nd a r y education. 54 57 Foreign stude nt s 14. 41 Foreign study. see exchange programs Forgiveness polic y. 29 Fort M yers Campu s IO: map. 92 Fraternities. 25 Freshman Englis h requirement. 32 General academic regulations. 28 General distribution require m e nt s. 31 Geovaphr. 82 Geologr. 76 Gerontology see Aging Studies Grade p o int average (GPA). 29 Grades. 29 Grading system. 29 Graduate ass i s t a nt ships. fellowships. 42 Graduate programs. degrees. 43 see also s pecific programs Graduate study 41 Graduation. applica ti o n for. 33 Graduation requirements. 32 College of Arts & Letters 45 College of Bu s ine ss Administration. 47 College of Education. 51 College of Engineering. 61 College of Fi n e Arts. 68 Colle ge of M edici ne 74 College of atural Sciences. 7 5 College of Nursing. 78 College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. 80 Graduation with H o n o r s 34 Graphic services 39 GKAPlllCSTCDIU. 67 Grievance procedure academic affai r s. 30 st ud e nt affa ir s. 22 Guidance. 57 Health Ed ucati on. 53 Health Service. 22 Hillsborough Community College cross enrollment. 35 His t o n 83 History. University. 8 His t o r y o f Ideas 46 H o n orary societies 25 H o n o rs. graduation with. 34 Hono rs Convocation. 30 Housing. 23 : costs. 19: off-campus, 24 Human Services courses. 81. 83 Humanities, 44 education. 54 57 Ind epe ndent Studies, 35 Independent study, 36 lndzfs trial Syst e ms. 61 Indu s trial-Technic al Education, 55. 58 In structional Materials Center. 40 Intercollegiate athletics. 26 Interdisciplinary courses: Fine Arts, 68 Language-Literature. 46 Social Sciences 83 Int e rnati o nal Studies. 83 Intramural sports. 26 Journalism. see Ma ss Communications Juni o r Colle ge T e a c hing, 58 K-12 (kindergarten-twelfth grade), teach e r requirements. 53 Law. see Pre-Law Learning Laboratory. 40 L e isure Studies. 83 Liberal Studies, 44 Library. 38 Librarr-Audiovisual Education. 57 Limited access student records. 34 Linf(uistics, 44. 46 L oans 20 Maine. University of. exchange program. 38 M ajor. change of. 30: double. 33 Management, 48 Maps. of campuses. 92-93 Marine Biol ogv. 76 Marine Science, 76 Marketing, 48 Mass Communi c ati o ns, 44 secondary education. 54 Mathematics. 76 secondary education. 54. 57 Mature student admission. 17: ad vis i ng. 27 Mechanical Engineering, 62 Medical Techno logy, 77 Medicine. 74 Medicine College of. 74 academic calendar. 5 registration fee s 19 Mentally retarded. teaching. see Exceptional Child Education Microbiologr. s ee Bi o l ogy Mi ss ion. University. 9 Motor vehicles. 20 Music. 72 Mu sic Education, 53. 57 National Student Exchange, 38 INDEX 95 Natural Sciences. College of. 75 New Student Relations. 27 Newspaper. courses by. 36 Newspaper. student (The Oracle) 26 Non-degree student. 15 Notice of change, 30 N ur s ing. 7 9 Nursing, College of. 78 Oce anography. see Marine S c ience Off-campus housing. 24 Off-campus Term Progra m 36 Organization. University, 11. 88 Organizations. student. 24 Orientation program, 27 Payme nt. of accounts due. 20: of fees 19 Pending status. 30 Personal counseling service. 23 Phil osop hy, 45. 46 Photographic services. 39 Physical education. elective. 37 Physical Education, 57 Physics. 77 Placement services 23 P o litical Science, 83 Practice teaching. 50 Pre-La w 48 84 Pre-M e dicine 77 Psychiatric services 23 Pnch o l ogv. 84 Publications. student. 26 Radio station WUSF-FM (stereo). 39 Railroad Retirement Annuity. 21 R e ading Education, 57 Re ading-study skills. 23 Re a dmissi o n 15 Record s. access to. 34 Recreati o nal sports, 26 Refund of fees. 19 Re ge nt s. Board of. 88 Regional campuses. 10: maps. 92-93 Re gistration. 16: cancellation of. 19. 28 Registrati o n fee. 19 R e habilitation Counseling, 84 Relea se of student information. 34 Religious organizations. 25 Religi o us Studies 45 Repeating courses, 29 Resid e nce halls 24 : costs. 19 Re side nce. academic. 33 Re s idenc y Florida. 18 S I U g r a des. 29 St. P etersburg Campus. 9. 86: map. 93 Sarasota Campus. 9: map. 93 Scholarships. 20 School Psrch ologv. 57 Science Education, 54. 57 Second d eg r ee. 33 Second major. 33 S eco ndary Education. 54 Service clubs. 25 Soci a l & Behavioral Sciences. College of. 80 Social fraternities 25 Social Sciences. 83 secondary education. 54 57 Social Security benefit s. 21 S oc i o logy 84 Sororities. 2 5 Special academic programs. 35


96 INDEX Special Education. see Exceptional Child Education Special student (non-degree). 15. 42 Spe ec h Communication. 45. 46 secondary education. 54 57 Speech Pathologr. see Communi cologr Sponsored research 39 Sports. intercollegiate. 26: recreational. 26 Standards and discipline. 22 Stru cwres. Materials & Fluids. 61 Student Affairs. 22 Student conduct. 22 Government. 22 health. 22 organizations. 24 publications. 26 records. 34 services. 22 Study abroad programs. see Exchange programs Study skills. 23 Supervised teaching experience. 50 Systems Complex for Studio and Performing Arts (SYCOM). 68 Teacher certification. 51 Teacher education curricula. 52 Teaching internship. 50 Televised courses. 35 Television station WUSF-TV. 39 Testing. 16 Textbook Center. 21 7heatre Arts, 72 Transcripts. 28 Transfer students. 14 Transient students. 14 Traveling Scholar Program. 42 Tuition. 19 Tutoring. 23 Two degrees. 33 University Center. 24 University Studies. Division of. 27 Upward Bound Program. 36 Vehicles. on campus. 20 Veterans Ad ministration benefits. 21 Veterans Affairs. 27 Visiting the University. 2 Vocational & Adult Education. 55. Sil Vocational Rehabilitation. 23 Warning. academic. 29 Withdrawal. from class. 28 : from the University. 19. 28 Women's Studies Provam. 81. 83 WUSF-FM/TV. 39 Your Open University (Y.O.U.). 35 Zoologr. see Biolog r Photos on paffes 25. 27. and 53 br swdents in Mass Communica ti ons. other br Divi si on of' Educational Re sources staff: This public document was promulgated at an annual cost of $23.759 o r $.366 per copy. including preparation. printing. and distribution. to provide comprehensive information o n the University of South Florida. [50145] (Section 283.27 Flo rida Statutes)


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