All course work is governed by the Student Code—please make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities as an Illinois student, especially the policy on Academic Integrity.

Each course assignment is evaluated according to the Grading System. Special circumstances are handled in accordance with the Policy for the Provision of Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities.

Course grades are determined according to the following schedule:

Class Participation — 50%
(preparation, attendance, discussion)

Research Project — 50%
(short essays, oral presentation, final paper)