Required work and form of assessment:
Students are also required to keep a journal that will be read and corrected on a weekly basis.
25% preparation for class assignments
25% in-class work
25% participation and attendance
The final grade is based on an average of all semester grades. Attendance is mandatory-- students are allowed one absence during the semester; unexcused absences will affect the final participation grade. Make-up exams are given only in cases of medical or family emergencies and with consent of the professor and administration.