Indicate the approved course prerequisites (as published: http://www.stonybrook.edu/ugrdbulletin/current/index.shtml)
Include course objectives. If this course is approved to satisfy D.E.C., the objectives must address how the course outcomes relate to the specified D.E.C. See the DEC descriptions in the Bulletin.
Attendance and Make Up Policy
-- Instructors may enforce their own course attendance policy (the university has no standard policy except the policy regarding absence due to university sanctioned events … (eg., athletic games; Stony Brook in Albany)
-- Policy for late work and tardiness
Description and schedule of Required Readings and/or Assignments.
Include bibliographical list of readings, library reserve items, etc.
Requirements for written assignments (margins, font, style manual)
Number and Description of Exams (include dates in meeting schedule section below).
Describe the components of the course, and indicate how each component of the course will be factored into the final course grade; often expressed in %
Indicate alphanumeric breakdown of grades or explicit description of the grading technique (i.e., description of the “curve,” or A= 95-100, A- = 90-95, or whatever the instructor defines)
List each class meeting and assignments and topics for each. Include Exam Schedule and assignment due dates
CLASS RESOURCES (examples below)
Others (see link) http://stonybrook.edu/aadvising/tut.html
The University Senate Undergraduate and Graduate Councils have authorized that the following required statements appear in all teaching syllabi (graduate and undergraduate courses) on the Stony Brook Campus. See also http://www.stonybrook.edu/provost/facultyinfo/Syllabus%20Statement.doc
DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES (DSS) STATEMENT (must be the following language)
If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact Disability Support Services, ECC (Educational Communications Center) Building, room128, (631) 632-6748. They will determine with you what accommodations, if any, are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential.
[In addition, this statement on emergency evacuation is often included, but not required: Students who require assistance during emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information go to the following website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/ehs/fire/disabilities ]
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY STATEMENT (must be the following language as approved by the undergrad council):
Each student must pursue his or her academic goals honestly and be personally accountable for all submitted work. Representing another person's work as your own is always wrong. Faculty are required to report any suspected instances of academic dishonesty to the Academic Judiciary. Faculty in the Health Sciences Center (School of Health Technology & Management, Nursing, Social Welfare, Dental Medicine) and School of Medicine are required to follow their school-specific procedures. For more comprehensive information on academic integrity, including categories of academic dishonesty, please refer to the academic judiciary website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/uaa/academicjudiciary/
CRITICAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT (must be the following language as approved by the undergrad council):
Stony Brook University expects students to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other people. Faculty are required to report to the Office of Judicial Affairs any disruptive behavior that interrupts their ability to teach, compromises the safety of the learning environment, or inhibits students' ability to learn. Faculty in the HSC Schools and the School of Medicine are required to follow their school-specific procedures.