Prior to the beginning of each semester, students are given the course syllabus, information on purchasing texts, and information on accessing the supplemental course readings. Please review all of the course materials as soon as they are provided, formulate a plan for purchasing texts and accessing supplemental readings. Syllabi are also available through Blackboard sites. Textbooks should be ordered and purchased prior to the beginning of the semester. Supplemental course readings available via the Mugar Library, Course Reserves or the course blackboard site. Each course has a Blackboard Learn site. Instructors post the course syllabus, announcements, handouts, and any other pertinent information on the course blackboard site. Students are expected to complete reading assignments one week ahead of each class.