MATH/AMSC 420 Grading Policies, Spring 2012

There will be no exams in this course.
Your course grade will be based on the sum of your scores on
your two individual homeworks (maximum of 10 points each) 20 points (10%)
your seven group homeworks (maximum of 10 points each) 70 points (35%)
your midterm project (maximum of 40 points) 40 points (20%)
your final project (maximum of 60 points) 60 points (about 30%)
your class participation (maximum of 10 points) 10 points (about 5%)
The maximum total score possible for the course is 200 points. The point cutoffs for course grades will be no higher (and will most likely be lower) than those set forth in the following table:

Pluses and minuses might be awarded to those whose point total is close to a cutoff.

The course grade of ``I'' will be awarded only if all the following conditions are met:

  1. You have completed all but a small portion of the required work.
  2. You have an average grade of ``C-'' or better on the work completed.
  3. You have a valid reason for not completing the course on time.
  4. You agree to make up the material within a short period of time.
  5. You request the incomplete no later than the day after the final exam.