PHYS 101 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Course Grading

Course grading will proceed in compliance with University policy as given in Article 3, Part 1 of the Student Code.

Gradebook

You will be able to view your grades on all components of the course using the course gradebook. Check that your lab and quiz grades are correctly entered in the gradebook.

Any discrepancies found in your student gradebook should be brought to the attention of your section instructor immediately.

Grading

Your final grade for Physics 101 will be based upon your total score on all the components of the course. The total possible score is 1000 points.

Course Component Number of Assignments Number Dropped per Semester Maximum Points per Semester
Prelecture 24 3 50
Bridge Sets 24 3 25
Lecture
(i>clicker participation)
29 3 25
Homework 14 1 150
Discussion points awarded for: 100
Discussion Quizzes 10 1 70
Discussion Participation 14 1 30
Labs 9 labs + lab practical 1 lab 250
Hour Exams 3 0 3 x 80 = 240
Final Exam 1 0 160

Bonus Points: 20 points

You will have an opportunity to earn up to 20 bonus points via the following activities.

Bonus points will be added to the non-exam portion of the course when calculating your final score at the end of the semester.

Final Grade

The following table will be used to assign final grades.

Final Grade Minimum Points
A+ 950
A 920
A- 900
B+ 880
B 860
B- 835
C+ 810
C 780
C- 750
D+ 720
D 690
D- 610
F <610