Master Syllabi & Section Outlines

The master syllabus is prepared by the Department/Program Chair and is provided to faculty for the purposes of describing individual course requirements/guidance and outlining course-specific (1) institutional information; (2) Chair's (author) information; (3) course information; (4) course description which includes learning outcomes; (5) departmental course requirements (6) evaluation; (7) required textbook & resources; and (8) policy statements including Statement of Equal Education and Equal Employment Opportunity, Title IX, and ADA (Students with Disabilities Statement) information.  Learning outcomes must be stated in terms of what the student will be able to do by the end of the course. Additionally, master syllabi for Core Curriculum Courses must include course-specific core curriculum objectives outlined in the most current STC catalog. Each master syllabus must include minimum essential information identified by the Associate Dean of Curriculum & Student Learning.

The section outline is prepared by the instructor and is provided to students (during the first week of class) for the purposes of outlining course content, goals, requirements, and methods of evaluation. The section outline must be developed based on requirements and guidance from the (departmental) master syllabus and must describe course-specific (1) Institutional information; (2) Instructor's (author) information; (3) Course information; (4) course description which includes learning outcomes; (5) departmental course requirements (6) evaluation; (7) required textbook & resources; and (8) policy statements including Statement of Equal Education and Equal Employment Opportunity, Title IX, and ADA (Students with Disabilities Statement) information.  Learning outcomes must be stated in terms of what the student will be able to do by the end of the course. Additionally, section outlines for Core Curriculum Courses must include course-specific core curriculum objectives outlined in the most current STC catalog. Each section outline must include minimum essential information identified by the Associate Dean of Curriculum & Student Learning. The course description (section) must be worded verbatim from the most current STC catalog. Copies of all section outlines should be kept on file in the Chair's office for at least one year.

Section Outlines for each course offered for credit by South Texas College can be found on the Course and Instructor Information website.

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Master Syllabi & Section Outline Templates

Master Syllabus Template for Core Curriculum Courses (PDF)

Master Syllabus Template for Non-Core Courses (PDF)

Section Outline Template (PDF)