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Political Science Department Policy on Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty

The Political Science Department policy is that incidents of plagiarism, cheating, or other forms of academic dishonesty will be penalized. Penalties will vary from an F in the assignment to a grade of F in the course, and will be reported to the Dean of Students. Students should be aware that the College may impose additional penalties, including requiring special coursework on intellectual honesty, temporary suspension, or dismissal from the college.

Plagiarism is the act of presenting another person's ideas, research or writings as your own. The following list, drawn from the CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity, includes examples of plagiarism, but it is by no means exhaustive:

Cheating is the use or attempted use of unauthorized material, information, notes, study aids, devices or communication during an academic exercise. The following list, also drawn from the Policy on Academic Integrity, includes examples of cheating, but it is by no means exhaustive:


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