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Sociology - Course Information and Expectations

Materials Needed by the Student
2 Spiral Notebooks, 1 Binder or Composition Book, Pens & Pencils

Grading Scale & Grading Policy
A – 90 to 100 B – 80 to 89  C – 70 to 79   D – 60 to 69  F – 59 & Below

Numerical Grades will be given for all Tests and Projects. (50% of total grade)
These grades will be weighted equally. These grades will determine your classroom average.
Homework will count for 25% of the total grade.
Late homework will be accepted for 3 days.
Classwork will count for 25% of the total grade.
(Participation, Analysis, Proper Focus, etc.)
Note: Grades are necessary to evaluate your comprehension of the materials covered in class.

Excused Absences & Suspensions Tests & Homework
:
Day out Prior – 1 Day to Complete.
Out on Test Day – Take Next Day
Excused Absences - Projects & Presentations:
Due on the day of your return. 10 points will be deducted for each day you are late. Unexcused Absences - Projects & Presentations:
Due on the day of your return. 10 points will be deducted for each day you are late. Unexcused Absences - Tests & Homework:
Tests will be taken and homework will be due on the day of your return to school.

Cheating
Cheating will result in a disciplinary referral to River Mill Administration.

Final Exams - There will be a Final Exam.
(Students may opt out of the Final Exam if they have both of the following criteria:   Their overall average for the course is 90 or above.  They also have less than four absences for the semester.)

Contact Information
I want each of you to have a very successful year! Please come by my room and see me, if you have any questions or concerns about anything! You may also reach me at 212-4502. My email address is MEKA02@aol.com