Foreign Literature In Translation 150
FLIT 150: `The basic elements of modern civilization have their origins in Greece and Rome. These are explored, with special emphasis on historical development and on their impact on contemporary society. This course is conducted entirely in English; no knowledge of Greek, Latin, or Hebrew is presumed.'
POLICY ON MAKE-UPS:
Normally, NO makeups are allowed. At the professor's sole discretion, however, and after the presentation
of an explanation and supporting documentation by the student, a re-examination may be allowed.
POLICY ON "INCOMPLETES":At the end of the term there are occasionally student(s) who are unable to complete the course requirements in a timely fashion according to the University Schedule of Classes and Schedule of Exams. Please read the policy statement and instructions for a person who falls into this category at the end of the term. It is the student's responsibility to see to this matter.
Cheating and plagarism:
Consult the University Catalogue for definitions. A student's work is assumed to be the sole work of the student and no one else; any collaboration, unless authorized by the Instructor, constitutes plagarism. The Instructor will assign a grade of "Zero" for an assignment on which cheating or plagarism is detected.
Grading in this course is on a plus-minus [+/-] basis.
Due to the nature of the course and the large number of students regularly enrolled, NO EXTRA CREDIT projects are offered or allowed.
The lectures given in this course are the intellectual property of the Instructor and under his copyright. They may not be recorded in any form, including tape recording, video recording, phone video or audio recording, etc., the sole exception being the taking of class notes by the student personally or by an authorized substitite. Such notes are for the sole purpose of a student's study to fulfill the requirements of the course. Any other use is forbidden. If you wish to obtain any exception to this policy, you must obtain the express written consent of the Instructor.
ATTENDANCE:The rules of the Department of Modern & Classical Languages and Literatures require attendance at every class. If the student misses more than ONE class in a once-a-week lecture schedule (without an excused absence) the instructor is entitled to reduce the final grade one step. A sign-up sheet will be passed around at every meeting, and it is the student's responsibility to sign-in. Absence may be excused, if the student presents a written explanation and any evidence relevant to an excuse (Doctor's note, employer's note, etc.)
The professor's office is located in Sierra Tower, Room 435. (Office telephone 677-3459; Departmental telephone: 677-3467)
VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS:
The Professor is on-line and can be contacted by E-mail at
This is the Professor's regular business email address; do not send email intended for the professor to any other address, in particular not to the Yahoo! Group address. The Yahoo Group email inbox is not read every day.
The use of e-mail for matters of lesser importance is encouraged.
January 26, 2013 8:33 PM
John Adams, CSUN