There are three tests and a NON-COMPREHENSIVE final examination
covering ONLY the material since the third test.
The semester grade is determined by assigning a value to each
of your four grades from highest to lowest. For example, your highest
ghrade will count, 40%, next highest 30%, next 20%, and the very lowest
10%. This works, of course, entirely to the student’s advantage!
When the final number average is within two (2) points of the
higher letter grade, a student’s attendance record will be THE
DETERMINING FACTOR and used to raise the person’s grade to the
higher grade provided the student has made the higher grade on at least
one test. (If you don’t earn an A on one of the tests or the final
exam, for example, you will not be “pushed” up to an A for
Tests this term will include fill-in-the-blanks and multiple
choice type questions. MAKE-UP tests will be composed
to terms to explain. All tests will include questions
taken from the lecture notes as well as from the readings in the textbook.
A small section of each test will be taken from your
knowledge of specific countries and cities along with their historical
At least a week before each test and the final exam, you will
be given a study guide which will include places you need to know by
location as well as historical significance and other information from
the textbook as well as the lectures that you will need to study and
learn thoroughly in order to do satisfactorily.