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 information.

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 information.

Instructors should refer to the Faculty Handbook for course-specific information that must be included in the Master Syllabi and Section Outline documents.

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


Concourse Syllabi Management

Concourse Syllabi Management is a cloud-based application, which utilizes workflow for the centralized management of master syllabi and section outlines. This application will integrate with our Blackboard and Banner systems to achieve not only consistency among the creation of master syllabi and section outlines but also the collection and posting of section outlines in accordance with HB 2504.

Concourse Syllabi Management complies with Texas House Bill 2504 – Public Access to Course Information and Texas Education Code § 51.974, which authorizes the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to adopt these rules.  In addition, the application complies with Section 508(b) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; therefore, no accessibility checks are required when working within the application.


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