CBPA Academic Integrity Policy
A violation of academic integrity involves any activity that seeks to gain credit for work one has not done or to deliberately damage or destroy the work of others. It includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Plagiarism—the misrepresentation, either by intent or negligence, of another’s ideas. phrases, discourse, or works as one’s own.
Cheating—the act, or attempted act, of giving or obtaining aid and/or information by illicit means in meeting academic requirements, including examinations.
Fabrication—intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic sense in any academic exercise.
This policy applies to all courses offered in the CBPA, regardless of the status of the student involved and the college/school of the student.
If it is determined by an instructor that a student has violated academic integrity, it is the prerogative of the instructor to assign a penalty. Possible penalties are a reprimand, a grade reduction (including the possibility of a failing grade), and dismissal from the course with a failing grade. The penalty for violating academic integrity will vary from incident to incident depending upon the scope and magnitude of the offense and the circumstances in which it occurred; upon the prior record of the student being penalized; and upon evidence suggesting the existence or absence of a pattern of violations in the academic performance of the student committing the offense.
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