Section VIII - Faculty & Instruction


Instruction - Course Syllabus/Outline

To state the requirements for developing and distributing curriculum course syllabus/outline

  1. The Associate Dean and Department Head in a curriculum program area are responsible to assure that a course syllabus/outline is prepared for each curriculum course. All elements in the college-approved course syllabus/outline format must be included in each outline. The college-approved course syllabus/outline is provided to faculty each semester by the Dean of Curriculum Programs.
  2. Each semester, an electronic copy of the course syllabus/outline for each course taught is to be filed with the office of the Dean of Curriculum Programs within the first week of class. All e-copies will be routed through the Department Head and Associate Dean to the office of the Dean of Curriculum Programs.
  3. When a curriculum course is changed, the Associate Dean and Department Head are responsible for submitting the updated course syllabus/outline the office of the Dean of Curriculum Programs.
  4. Each faculty member is responsible for providing a course syllabus/outline to each student enrolled in a course on the first day of instruction for that course. Substantial change in the syllabus during the semester must be pre-approved by the instructor’s Department Head, Associate Dean, and membership of class(es) affected.
  5. Each Associate Dean and their respective Department Heads are responsible for monitoring this process.


Adopted: 04/15/1999

Revised: 07/15/1999, 05/17/2007, 05/15/2008, 07/16/2009, 07/14/2011, 03/17/2022