There are 100 points possible in the class. Students may also earn up to 2 points of extra credit, accrued in .5-unit increments. Information on the main assignments of this course can be found on the section activities page of the course website.
Speeches and discussion (15 points possible)
1 Prepared speech (5)
1 Response speech (5)
1 Discussion leadership (5)
Media analysis essays (30 points possible)
2 Essays (15 points each)
Exams (40 points possible)
2 Exams: one midterm worth 20 points, and one final worth 20 points
Participation (15 points possible)
5 Quizzes (5)
5 Short writings (5)
Attendance and participation (5)
Extra credit (2 points possible)
Students may also earn up to 2 points of extra credit, accrued in .5-unit increments.
59.99 and lower: F
Note: Final grades are not rounded up (or down). A 91.99 is an AB, not an A!