Your course grade will be determined by the following categories, according to the following percentages.

Assigment Points Percentage
Three proctored assessments (100 points each) 300 60%
Four WebAssign quizzes (12.5 points each) 50 10%
Four Handwritten quizzes (taken in Canvas) (12.5 points each) 50 10%
WebAssign Homework 75 15%
Homework discussions + self-introduction 25 5%
Syllabus quiz complete/incomplete
Total 500 100%

NOVA Online proctored or major assessments are required to maintain compliance with our accreditation standards and the Higher Education Act’s identity verification requirements for online courses. College-wide, proctored or major assessments must prove identity. To accomplish this in online courses, students must show overall passing levels on the proctored or major assessments in order to pass the course.

In this online course, if your average score on all proctored or major assessments is a passing percentage of 60 percent or higher, then your grade will be calculated according to the scale in the table below. Otherwise, a final grade of F will be assigned.

Grading Scale

Your final grade will be based on the following scale. You must have an exam average of 60% and an overall average of 60% to pass the course with a D. Students must earn a "C" or better in this course to take the next course in sequence or to transfer the course.

Grade Points
A 90-100
B 80-89
C 70-79
D 60-69
F 0-59