Grading Policies
AE 210

Course Overall Grade

The course overall grade will be determined on an absolute scale as indicated below. The total points achieved will be divided by the total "normal" points to determine the student's percent of possible. Extra credit points on each assignment will allow making up for difficulties on a particular assignment (they will be weighted in the same way as the "normal" points.

Grade Calculation

Percent of Total "Normal" Term Points Possible
Grade
90
A
80
B
65
C
55
D
<55
F

 

Qualifications

Late work

Unexecused late work will automatically receive a 10% point penalty with up to a 25% point penalty for work delayed more than a week from the assigned date.

Changing a Grade

In recognition of the possibility of grading error on my part I am always willing to discuss a grade. However I'm much more likely to change a grade if the discussion occurs soon after the grade is received. My policy is never to lower a grade, only to improve it in recognition of errors I made.

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Updated: 3/29/06