Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's College of Business is a community of student and faculty scholars who seek to promote and abide by the highest legal, ethical, and professional behavior and practices. The COB expects and requires its undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff to actively participate in maintaining the highest standards of academic integrity and professional conduct.
The COB Student Code of Ethics is consistent with the College's mission and expands on and supports all policies, standards, rules and regulations of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi which are currently in effect or as amended. Specifically, this document is a complement to and not a substitute for the university's Student Code of Conduct, published in the Student Handbook. The goals of the COB Student Code of Ethics' are to promote the College's core values and to support compliance with the academic policies stipulated herein and those of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
To help ensure the success of these standards of academic conduct, the COB requires that all students enrolled in courses offered by the COB read and agree to abide by the specifics of the document called "COB Student Code of Ethics." The College shall have the right to take such action as may be deemed academically appropriate in response to a student's failure to comply with these standards.
Consistent with university policies on grade appeals, students affected by disciplinary action based on a violation of the COB Student Code of Ethics have the right to appeal such cases. Details of the appeals procedures appear in section V of this document.