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Textbook and Course Materials Policy

Faculty are encouraged to adopt the most appropriate textbook and courseware for content and learning objectives of the course. The University Bookstore orders course materials and must receive information about the course materials selected well…

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Transfer of Credit Policy

Purpose McNeese State University recognizes the importance of providing students with information to facilitate transfer of credit, as well as maintaining academic quality and integrity with respect to awarding credit for course work completed at…

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Program Accreditation Policy

McNeese State University conforms to the General Policy for Program Accreditation as specified by the Board of Regents. The Board of Regents Academic Affairs Policy 2.13 recognizes accrediting agencies that it considers as mandatory, recommended,…

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Study Day Policy

When final exams begin on a day other than Monday, a “Study Day” will be provided between the last day of class and the first day of final exams. On this day, no new material…

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Online Course Policy

Purpose McNeese State University requires faculty who teach online courses to have appropriate training for the delivery of online instruction and administration of online courses. Faculty who wish to deliver online courses must adhere to…

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Grading System Policy

System of Grading A student’s scholastic achievement is indicated by the following grades: A – Excellent:  Student’s performance approaches complete mastery of the course requirements. B – Good:  Student’s performance is above the level expected…

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Copyright Policy

The administration of McNeese State University supports strict compliance with the provisions of copyright law as outlined in Title 17 of the United States Code and the University of Louisiana System’s Intellectual Property and Shared…

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Curriculum and Course Development Policy

Purpose This policy serves to describe the procedure by which courses and curriculum are added, altered, or inactivated. These procedures are compliant with SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation Standard 10.4 (academic governance) as well as Louisiana Board…

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Exams or Student Learning Assessment Policy

Assessments of student learning must be included in each course section. These assessments should be appropriate for the type of course and the type of learning being assessed. Examples of appropriate assessments include, but are…

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Academic Freedom Policy

McNeese State University is committed to the principle of academic freedom and complies with the University of Louisiana System policy regarding the Rights and Responsibilities of Academic Staff (Part Two, Chapter III, Section I). The…

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