Math 246 Grading and Academic Integrity Policies, Fall 2012

Grading Policies

Your course grade will be based on the sum of your scores on The maximum total score possible for the course is 700 points. The point cutoffs for course grades will be no higher (and might be a bit 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. Anyone whose final exam grade is above the next highest course grade cutoff will be advanced over that cutoff if they are within 15 points of it. Qualitative factors such as your class participation might also be taken into account when determining your course grade. Almost all students will be given a course grade that is within one letter grade of their final exam grade. No one will be given a course grade that differs from their final exam grade by more than two letter grades.

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.

Academic Integrity Policies

The University has a nationally recognized Code of Academic Integrity, administered by the Student Honor Council.
It is expected that all students will abide by this code during all assignments, quizzes, and examinations in this course.
A summary of the code can be found on Testudo.

The Student Honor Council proposed and the University Senate approved an Honor Pledge.
Each student will be asked to handwrite and sign the University of Maryland Honor Pledge on each examination.
This Pledge reads:

Visit the Student Honor Council webpage about the University of Maryland Honor Pledge.