GRADING STANDARDS AND CRITERIA:
In this course the plus/minus system will be used.
The grade breakdown is as follows:
98 – 100% = A+
93 – 97% = A (outstanding performance)
90 – 92% = A-
87 – 89% = B+
83 – 86% = B (good performance)
80 – 82% = B-
77 – 79% = C+
73 – 76% = C (acceptable performance)
70 – 72% = C-
67- 69% = D+
63 – 66% = D (poor performance)
60 – 62% = D-
0 – 59% = F

History majors must earn 73% or higher in this course to receive credit. History majors earning grades of 72% or lower must repeat the course.

Keep all assignments and exams returned to you so that any discrepancies can be easily and fairly straightened out.

Grade Calculation
Item Percentage
Participation 15%
History Event (attendance and presentation) 5%
Reading worksheets 10%
Reading Responses 20%
Preparatory Assignments 25%
Final Project 25%
*You cannot pass the class unless you have an average of 50% or higher in ALL of these categories.*