University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ
School of _____________________________

Course Syllabus for
(Course Name and Number, Section Number)

Dr. Faculty Member
Office Number, Building
Office Telephone #
(may include other phone numbers, e-mail or fax addresses)
Office Hours:
by appointment

Course Description/Course Objectives: (recommended)

Texts: (that are Required, Optional and/or Recommended)
A number of resources may serve as "texts" - books and articles of course, but also web sites, audio and audio-visual recordings, manuscripts, microfilm or other recorded format. Texts may be reserved in the Health Sciences Library, ordered from a bookstore for students to purchase, given out as handouts or otherwise made available. You should state how students may obtain them.

Course Requirements:
A general description of student performance requirements, including any or all of the following as appropriate:

--attendance requirements
--reading assignments
--writing assignments (research papers, reports, lab reports, journals, etc.)
--examinations, quizzes (and format if possible, e.g., whether essay, short answer, oral or other; dates; times; topics covered)
--final examination

Grading Policy:

How each requirement is weighted in terms of significance to the final grade; whether or not you plan to use +/- grading scales, other information about your grading scale. A statement referring to the UMDNJ -SOM Code of Professional Conduct is recommended. At a minimum, you should state that the policy will be followed in your course and that it is documented in the SOM Handbook.

Student Disabilities:
UMDNJ-SOM Disability Services supplies information about disability law, documentation procedures and accommodations that can be found at

To obtain accommodations the student should first contact CSAR - Disability Services representative and present their documentation to the program administrator for review and verification.

Course Calendar: (recommended)
You may wish to note assignment due dates; examination dates; dates on which specific topics will be discussed; guest speakers; co-curricular events that are relevant to the course, holidays on which no classes are held and the final examination date and time, as published in the Course Schedule for that semeste

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