All course work is governed by the Student Code—please make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities as an Illinois student, especially the policy on Academic Integrity (including the Definitions of, and Penalties for, Infractions of Academic Integrity).
Each course assignment is evaluated according to the Grading System. Special circumstances are handled in accordance with the Policy for the Provision of Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities.
Course grades are determined according to the following schedule:
Class Participation — 50%
Research Project — 50%
In the event that you are unable to attend a class meeting, you can receive PARTIAL CREDIT by submitting a written response to the assigned readings within one week. Exceptions will be made only for the excused absences specified in paragraphs (c) and (d) of section 1-501 of the policy on Class Attendance, in which case you can receive FULL CREDIT by submitting supporting documentation along with a written response to the assigned readings within one week.