Academic Honesty Statement
Department of Social Sciences
As a community committed to learning, Georgia Perimeter College recognizes that students shall not attempt to defraud, deceive, or mislead an instructor in arriving at an honest grade assessment.
Violations of the cheating policy will result in a grade of '0' for the assignment in question, and may, at the instructor's discretion, result in a failing grade for the course.
Unless specifically authorized by the instructor, the following are examples of cheating. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.
A. Cheating on a test or quiz:
B. Plagiarizing on a paper. Plagiarism is a particular form of cheating that involves presenting as one's own the ideas or work of another. It includes:
Academic Honesty Procedures have been established by Georgia Perimeter College to insure due process in cases of cheating, and include the right to a hearing before the College Court. A penalty in addition to the grade penalty that the faculty member may assign may be established by the Court if the student is found guilty. A copy of the procedures is in the Student Handbook (Appendix I).