What to Expect from the first week of Classes

Posted August 18, 2014 in New Students, Study Tips, Time Management

Elements of a Course Syllabus

Course Syllabi

A Course Syllabi should be distributed by your instructor during the first week of class. This document will become central to the development of your study schedule and will guide how you manage your time.

The course syllabus serves as a contract between the student and professor regarding course expectations and policies. The course syllabus should clearly communicate what the instructor expects of students and what students can expect from the instructor.

A course syllabus must be finalized and distributed to the class during the first week of classes. To see details of what components should be included in a syllabus refer to the Undergraduate Catalog – Course Syllabus

Course Description
Student Learning Outcomes
Course Requirements
Academic Content
Grading Policy
Office Hours
Academic Integrity
Accessibility Resources
Controlled Enrollment Courses

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