Description Abbreviation Max Pts  

Online Homework

OH

50*

(online homework through WebWork)

PDQ (quiz from first three days of classes + HW) is included

Written Homework

WH

50*

(throughout semester)

Prerequisite worksheets included in this category.

Quizzes

Q

50*

(instructor dependent)

Section Grade

S

100

This is the best 2 out of 3 for the previous three categories (*)

Exams

Exam 1

Exam 2

Exam 3

Exam 4

Final (Exam 5)

50

100

100

100

100

(common evening exam)

(common evening exam)

(common evening exam)

(common evening exam)

(common/comprehensive exam)

 Revised Lowest Exam

On Exams 2-5, the lowest exam score

may be replaced by the average of the 

lowest exam score and the category (*)

that was not used in the section grade.

 

 

Total

 

550 points

 

The quizzes grade Q 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 three common Prerequisite Diagnostic Quizzes that everyone will take and will count as part of the Online Homework grade.  The review worksheets will be part of the Worksheets grade.  The review will end with a "Mini" Exam 1 worth 50 points.  The remaining exams will be worth 100 points.  All exams are common-hour exams during the semester. There will graded Written homework in the form of worksheets and graded Online Homework through WeBWork. The final is comprehensive.

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