Description Abbreviation Max Pts  

Online Homework

OH

50

(online homework through WebWork)

Written Homework

WH

70

(throughout semester)

Section Grade

S

80

(instructor dependent)

Exams*

All parts of Exam 1,
E2, E3,
E4, F 

500 (see next line)

The exams will be worth a variable amount of points.

 

   

125

125

100

100

50

Best score out of the five exams.

2nd best score out of the five exams.

3rd best score out of the five exams.

4th best score out of the five exams.

5th best score out of the five exams.

Exam 1 consists
of 3 components

PDQ

PW

E1

Total

15

35

50

100*

PDQ (quiz from 1st day of class + HW)

PW (Pre Class / In Class Review Sheets)

(in class portion of exam)

 

Exam 2

E2

100*

(common evening exam)

Exam 3

E3

100*

(common evening exam)

Exam 4

E4

100*

(common evening exam)

Final

F

100*

(common/comprehension exam)

Total

 

700

 

The section grade S worth 80 points is determined by your section instructor and will be based off a combination of quizzes and/or homework assignments. Your instructor will communicate their policies for this. The first couple of weeks will be review and there will be a common Prerequisite Diagnostic Quiz that everyone will take and will count as  15 points of this score and group worksheets will count for an additional 35 points.  The review will end with a mini exam worth 50 points.  There will also be three common-hour exams during the semeseter. There will graded written homework worth 70 points and graded WeBWork Homework for 50 points. The final is comprehensive.

*Each exam will be scored out of 100 points and then scaled to between 50 and 125 points depending on your scores.

The course percentage will be converted to a letter grade using the following 

A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D F

93-100

90-92

87-89

83-86

80-82

77-79

73-76

70-72

60-69

0-59