Department Grading Policy

New Economics Department Grading Policy (effective as of January 2010)

Instructors of all large sections (60 or more students) of Economics 101, 102 and 231 will set final course grades according to the following distribution which has been established by the department grading committee:
 
A               10 percent (top 10%)

B+              5 percent (next 5%)

B               20 percent (next 20%)

C+             10 percent (next 10%)

C               25 percent (next 25%)

D, F, W      30 percent (bottom 30%)