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
Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Participation/Attendance 20% 18%
Homework 20% 18%
Preparatory Assignments 20% 18%
Reading Responses 20% 18%
Final Project 20% 18%
Reflective Essay N/A 10%
*You cannot pass the class unless you have an average of 50% or higher in ALL of these categories.*

 

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