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Course Syllabus Requirements - Undergraduate

At the beginning of each semester, each faculty member must provide a course syllabus in writing to students. The course syllabus constitutes an agreement between the instructor and the student (Faculty Handbook 11.7).

1. Course subject code, course number and course name, number of units, and course location(s)
2. Course description with reference to the catalog copy
3. Course learning objectives and goals
4. All major assignments and examinations
5. Any other additional student responsibilities, if applicable
6. List of anticipated course topics or course schedule
7. A clear statement of attendance policies
8. A clear statement of the grading policy and determination of final grade
9. A statement that copies of student work may be retained to assess how the learning objectives of the course are being met
10. Description of violations of the honor code and a statement of procedures for handling such violations
11. Course instructors and their means of contact
12. Statement on Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodations
13. List of the program and university-wide, and where applicable general education (GE), student learning objectives/outcomes that are met by this course in a meaningful manner.

Course Syllabus Requirements-Graduate

 1. Course subject code, course number and course name, number of units, and course locations(s)
 2. Course instructor(s) information (office location, office hours, contact information)
 3. Course description (consistent with catalog copy)
 4. Course learning objectives/outcomes
 5. List of major assignments and examinations
 6. Other student responsibilities, if applicable
 7. Clear statement of attendance policies
 8. Clear statement of grading policies and determination of final grade
 9. Statement on Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodations
10. Honor code statement (description of violations and procedures for handling violations)
11. Assessment statement (retention of copies of student work for assessment purposes)
12. List of anticipated course topics or course schedule
13. List of program learning outcomes and university-wide learning objectives met by course

Course Syllabus Requirements-School of Dentistry

1. Course title and number, number of units, meeting location, and meeting days and times
2. Course Director name and degree(s), office location(s), office phone number(s), and email address(es)
3. General course overview and content and goals
4. Learning objectives/outcomes and competencies developed through course if different than learning objectives/outcomes
5. Instructional Methods
6. Types of assignments and major assignments
7. Textbook, including author, title, publisher, edition
8. Supplementary printed materials, as appropriate and additional learning materials and/or resources
9. Expectations of students
10. Presentation of schedule, assessment dates, project or other due dates
11. Attendance policy
12. Policy on missed exams, assignments
13. Academic misconduct policy and description of violation of code of ethics and a statement of procedures for handling such violations
14. Detailed description of grading criteria, descriptions or references to assessment rubrics, and competencies, if appropriate
15. For clinical courses, graduation guidelines, test case and/or competency assessment descriptions, clinical metric definitions
16. List of the university-wide student learning objectives/outcomes that are met by this course in a meaningul manner
17. Statement on Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodations

Contact the Office of Academic Affairs in the School of Dentistry for additional syllabus materials.

Courses Syllabus Requirements -School of Law

1. Course learning objectives and goals
2. All major assignments and examinations
3. List of course topics or course schedule
4. Attendance policy
5. Grading policy and how final grade is determined
6. Statement about retaining student work for assessment
7. Course instructors and means of contact
8. List of program objectives met by the course
9. Course materials

Contact the Office of Academic Affairs in the School of Law for additional syllabus materials.

Course Syllabus Requirements-School of Pharmacy

1. Course subject code, course number and course name, number of units, and course location(s)
2. Course description with reference to the catalog copy
3. Course learning objectives and goals
4. All major assignments and examinations
5. Any other additional student responsibilities, if applicable
6. List of anticipated course topics or course schedule
7. A clear statement of attendance policies
8. A clear statement of the grading policy and determination of final grade
9. A statement that copies of student work may be retained to assess how the learning objectives of the course are being met
10. Description of violations of the honor code and a statement of procedures for handling such violations
11. Course instructors and their means of contact
12. Statement on Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodations
13. List of the program and university-wide student learning objectives/outcomes that are met by this course in a meaningful manner.
14. Teaching methodology
15. Textbook and teaching and learning resources
16. Course prerequisites
17. Lecture, lab, discussion and/or experiential hours per week and per semester
18. Course approval and revision dates

Contact the Office of Academic Affairs in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for additional syllabus materials.