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HSU Policy on Content of Syllabi

As you know, a syllabus is more than a calendar of assignments. This policy will tell you everything that needs to be included  in each syllabus, along with some suggestions based on best practice.

ICC Clarification on Student Learning Outcomes Requirement on HSU Policy on Content of Syllabi (pdf)

Beyond those for the course, which additional learning outcomes does your syllabus need to list? This will tell you.

HSU Learning Outcomes

Any syllabus must list the specific HSU Learning Outcomes that are addressed in that course.

Learning Outcomes for General Education and All-University Requirements (GEAR) courses

A syllabus for a GE, Institutions, and/or Diversity and Common Ground (DCG) course must list the outcomes for the areas it satisfies (e.g., if it is a GE Area C course that also satisfies DCG, it must list Area C outcomes and DCG outcomes).

CSU Professional Development for Accessible Technology - Microsoft Word

Includes a guide for creating accessible Word documents and a sample accessible syllabus

Student Information on Campus Resources (Word)

Includes suggested language and links for disability-related accommodations, emergencies, add/drop policy, etc.

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