Utilizing the Course Syllabus Template provided by the Office for Instruction, instructors shall create a course syllabus for each course taught. Adjunct faculty may collaborate with full-time faculty in the development process. The following items are to be included in creating the course syllabus.
Course syllabi should include:
Course Information, which includes:
Name, number, section
Semester and year
Instructor name, office location & hours, contact information such as phone and e-mail
Credit and contact hours,
Pre and co-requisites
Course description from common course catalog
A list of student learning outcomes; an outline of the procedure to be used in meeting the outcomes, and an approximate time schedule to be used in achieving them.
Required texts (if applicable)
Required materials and supplies (if applicable)
Reference materials (if applicable)
Evaluation Policies and Procedures which includes grading policy and grading scale
Classroom Policies which include:
Academic Honesty Policy
Computer Usage including online identity policy as applicable
Student Conduct Policy
Student Grievance Process
Student Support Services which includes:
Disability Support Services
Technical Requirements and Support
Guidelines for Distance Learning (if applicable)
Support for Using Moodle (if applicable)
Student Success Information
Whenever more than one instructor is involved in teaching the same course, separate course syllabi may be prepared by each instructor. However, the instructors will work together to formulate a single set of objectives for the course. The textbook to be used in the course will selected by using the criteria set forth in Procedure 6.9.1.
Review and Revision of Syllabi
All course syllabi are to be prepared prior to the beginning date of a course and submitted to the Office for Instruction.
Instructors should review, revise and resubmit course syllabi to the Office for Instruction every semester.