your three in-class exam scores (maximum of 100 points each) your Final Exam score (maximum of 200 points) your five best Matlab project scores (maximum 20 of points each) your ten best quiz scores (maximum of 10 points each) your ten best discussion scores (maximum of 10 points each) |
--- 300 points (about 37.5%), --- 200 points (about 25.0%), --- 100 points (about 12.5%), --- 100 points (about 12.5%), --- 100 points (about 12.5%). |

will be no higher (and might be a bit lower) than those set forth in the following table:

776 points (97%) for a grade of A+ |
616 points (77%) for a grade of C+ | |

744 points (93%) for a grade of A |
584 points (73%) for a grade of C | |

720 points (90%) for a grade of A- |
560 points (70%) for a grade of C- | |

696 points (87%) for a grade of B+ |
536 points (67%) for a grade of D+ | |

664 points (83%) for a grade of B |
504 points (63%) for a grade of D | |

640 points (80%) for a grade of B- |
480 points (60%) for a grade of D- |

765 points for a grade of A+ |
605 points for a grade of C+ | |

739 points for a grade of A |
573 points for a grade of C | |

711 points for a grade of A- |
556 points for a grade of C- | |

677 points for a grade of B+ |
534 points for a grade of D+ | |

652 points for a grade of B |
504 points for a grade of D | |

626 points for a grade of B- |
470 points for a grade of D- |

** Final Exam Bonuses. **

Anyone above any of these cutoffs whose final exam grade is above the
next highest course grade cutoff will be advanced over that cutoff.

Anyone above any of these cutoffs whose final exam grade is above the
next 2n course grade cutoffs will be advanced over the next n cutoffs.

Anyone above any of these cutoffs whose final exam grade is above the next
2n + 1 course grade cutoffs will be advanced over the next n + 1 cutoffs.

The actual cutoffs for the final exam grades were

189 points for a grade of A+ |
144 points for a grade of C+ | |

178 points for a grade of A |
134 points for a grade of C | |

172 points for a grade of A- |
121 points for a grade of C- | |

168 points for a grade of B+ |
117 points for a grade of D+ | |

158 points for a grade of B |
110 points for a grade of D | |

152 points for a grade of B- |
98 points for a grade of D- |

Almost all students will be given a course grade that is within one letter grade of their final exam grade.

Qualitative factors such as your class participation might also be taken into account when determining your course grade.

** Incomplete Grades. **

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

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

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: