Policies and Procedures

Course Length

This course will be taught over a 16-week period.

Internet Requirements

Please establish an Internet address if you do not have one at present. You have the use of computers and Internet access at the college. Computers are located in the computer center and the Center for Self-Directed Learning.

If you are having problems with technology, please contact me as soon as possible or contact the staff members in the computer lab. The individuals at the lab will assist you and address your technical problems.

Program Ethics and Policy Concerning Cheating and Plagiarism

Students are encouraged to read the Student Policy Handbook published by BHCC. Any individual caught cheating or plagiarizing will receive an "F" for the course and the student will be referred to the dean for appropriate action. (See BHCC Student Handbook) Ethical behavior is a vital part of the criminal justice system. Ethics start in the classroom, and students are required to behave in an ethical manner at all times.

Classroom Decorum

All cell phones, pagers and personal entertainment devices must be turned off during all classes. Please respect your classmates. At times, "controversial issues" may be discussed, and students are encouraged to be respectful of other individual's opinions. This is an educational setting and should be conducted in a professional manner. Proper decorum is required at all times.