Grading

Grading for Each Semester:

Class & Lesson Participation — 20%
—(Note: three or more combined absences from classes and/or lessons may forfeit this 20% in total)
Assignments/Exercises — 45%
Composition Submissions —
 30%
In-Class Presentations — 5%

Grading Criteria:

Students are expected to show advancement in their compositional skills to earn the following grades:
A = Exceptional improvement in the development of compositional techniques, syntax, and form
B = Demonstrable improvement in the development of compositional techniques, syntax, and form
C = No change in use of compositional techniques, syntax, and form
D = Regression in use of compositional techniques, syntax, and form

Preparation and attendance/participation for coursework, classes and lessons, class presentations, and individual composition work – are the responsibility of the student. The professors and teaching assistant are NOT obligated to make-up classes and lessons students miss.

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