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Requirements for All UW-Madison Courses

A list of all the requirements for a course at UW-Madison, such as a syllabus, course learning outcomes, a qualified instructor, etc.
At a minimum, each course offered at UW-Madison must: 
  • have a syllabus
  • have learning outcomes
  • have a qualified instructor
  • follow the credit hour policy
  • have content that is appropriate for and aligned with the title, level and course description regardless of mode of instruction
  • have requisites that are enforceable (if any)
  • meet the requirements associated with any attribute attached to the course (e.g. Comm-B, Ethnic Studies, Grad Attribute, Breadth etc.)
  • follow the approved grading scheme
  • have a plan for instructional times; the instructor must meet the instructional commitments for the course
  • meet standards for verifying identity of students; requirements met by use of the standard LMS for other than face-to-face instruction
  • communicate how the course will be delivered using the “instructional mode” feature; use standard “class notes” when appropriate


Keywordscourse, requirement, syllabus,   Doc ID116405
OwnerKaren M.GroupAcademic Planning
Created2022-02-01 10:13:05Updated2022-02-01 10:15:10
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