Syllabus Design

A syllabus is often seen as a Learning contract between instructor and student, so it's important to pay attention to the information that's included. Many departments have developed common elements for all instructors to use.

Here is a copy of the syllabus elements for the College of Arts & Sciences:

College of Arts & Sciences Syllabus Elements

Check with your dean or department chair for additional requirements.

Additional tips on syllabus design were captured during a faculty workshop and can be found here.