|Absolutely yes. CSUSM introduces its plagiarism policy:
Each student shall maintain academic honesty in the conduct of his or her studies
and other learning activities at CSUSM. The integrity of this academic institution,
and the quality of the education provided in its degree programs, are based on the
principle of academic honesty.
The maintenance of academic integrity and quality education is the responsibility
of each student within this university and the California State University system.
Cheating and plagiarism in connection with an academic program at a campus is listed
in Section 41301, Title 5, California Code of Regulations, as an offense for which
a student may be expelled, suspended, put on probation, or given a less severe disciplinary
CSUSM defines plagiarism as:
Intentionally or knowingly representing the words, ideas, or work of another as one's
own in any academic exercise, including:
(a) the act of incorporating the ideas, words, sentences, paragraphs, or parts
thereof, or the specific substance of another's work, without giving appropriate credit,
and representing the product as one's own work;
(b) the act of putting one's name as an author on a group project to which no contribution
was actually made; and
(c) representing another's artistic/scholarly works such as musical compositions,
computer programs, photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures, or similar works
as one's own.