Second Year > Grading

Grading in all courses in the Cultural Emphasis and International Relations tracks will take into account the factors listed below.

  • Class participation: 10%
    • Homework/Class Preparation/Progress Card 10%
  • Interpersonal component: 20%
    • Final interview with instructor/SOPI 15%
    • Work with native conversation partners, linguistic-cultural contact outside of class 5%
  • Interpretive Component: 20%
    • Reading and listening assignments and diagnostics 15%
    • Interpretive linguistic-cultural contact assignments (reading and listening) 5%
  • Presentational Component: 20%
    • Oral presentations (2) 10%
    • Compositions (2) 10%
  • Evaluation/Research: 30%
    • Midterm 10%
    • Final Exam/Term Paper 20%

The following grading scale is used throughout the Spanish Language Program:

A+ 98-100%

B+ 88-90.9%

C+ 78-80.9%

D+ 68-70.9%

A 94-97.9%

B 84-87.9%

C 74-77.9%

D 64-67.9%

A- 91-93.9%

B- 81-83.9%

C- 71-73.9%

D- 61-63.9%

Please see your instructor for his or her policy on late or missing assignments.