ATTENDANCE POLICY

All students are expected to attend every class.  If for some reason you cannot be in class on a particular day, your absence will be registered as unexcused unless you have a legitimate reason for not being present that can be documented.  Students who accumulate more than three unexcused absences, may be penalized as follows:
 
 
 
 

Unexcused Absences
Penalty
3
none
4-5

one third class participation grade*

6-7
two thirds class participation grade
 8-9
a failing class participation grade
more than 9
an extra 5% off your final grade in the course

* e.g. a reduction from A to B