Below is a brief outline of the Charleston School of Law Academic Catalog. Click the + sign to see the linked list under each heading. You can also click on the top tabs to see a complete list under each heading tab. A complete list of content under each heading is found in the Detailed Academic Catalog Guide Outline.
By the first day of class, or in no event later than the second class, each professor must have a course syllabus available to students. In addition to listing the professor’s name, contact information and office hours, the course syllabus shall include the following components:
1. Required course materials;
2. Course objectives;
3. Basis for the course grade:
a. Whether there are any quizzes, projects and/or midterms and, if so, the weight of each component in the final grade;
b. Whether there is a final exam and, if so, the weight of the final exam in the final grade;
c. If there is a final exam, whether the final exam is proctored or non-proctored, and whether students will be allowed to use any materials during the exam;
d. Whether participation, in-class or otherwise, is a component of the final grade and, if so, the weight of participation in the final grade.
4. The school’s attendance policy;
5. A notice that students with disabilities should contact the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs as soon as possible to request reasonable accommodations should those accommodations be desired; and,
6. Outside Work-per-credit hour.
Pursuant to ABA Standard 310 “Determination of Credit Hours for Coursework,” the Charleston School of Law faculty has adopted the below policy: