Grading for the course:
   homework assignments (35%)
   POP quiz scores (5%)
   midterm (25%)
   final exam (35%).
Plagiarism (submission of the work of others as your own) and/or cheating in the course will result in severe consequences, ranging from a lack of credit up to failing the course, and in egregious cases, dismissal from the program. In class participation may be used in those cases where a student is on a letter grade boundary at the end of the semester.