PHYS 576 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Course Grading

Course grading will proceed in compliance with University policy as given in Article 3, Part 1 of the Student Code.

Any discrepancies found in your student gradebook should be brought to the attention of your section instructor immediately.


Your final grade for Physics 576 will be based upon your total score on all the components of the course. The total possible score is 1000 points.

Course component Number of assignments Number dropped per semester Maximum points per semester
Homework 8 1 700
Abstract 1 0 50
Final Project 1 0 250


Final Grade

The following cutoff table will be used to calculate final scores.

Final Grade Minimum Percentage
A+ 970
A 930
A- 900
B+ 870
B 830
B- 800
C+ 770
C 730
C- 700
D+ 670
D 630
D- 600
F < 600


Late Assignments

Students will be able to turn in assignments after the due date for 75% of credit up to one week after the deadline and 50% of credit up to two weeks after the deadline.