Attendance for this course is mandatory . In the case of absence due to unavoidable reasons, substantial documented evidence must be provided.
Several assignments including exercise problems and design works will be given. The written or typed solutions for exercise problems and reports for design works must be submitted in the class at the beginning of lecture of announced deadline, else there will be late penalty of 20% . Under no circumstances late assignment will be accepted two days after deadline and score for such assignment will be zero.
Several surprise quizzes will be given in the class. There will be no make up quiz for any student under any circumstances.
There will be three tests of equal weightage. There will be no final test. The tests will be approximately evenly spaced throughout the semester. The tests will be conducted in the same lecture room. The dates of the tests will be announced right on the 1st lecture, and the test dates will not be changed under any circumstances.
Any makeup test will not be given unless substantial documented evidence is provided for a reasonable excuse of absence. In the absence of the documented evidence the score for the test will be zero.
Any questions regarding the test grades should be clarified a week of returning the test. If no complaint is formulated within one week after the grades are posted on the course web page, it will be considered that the student accepted the grade and the corresponding grades are considered definite .
No student shall be compelled to attend class or sit for a test on a day or time prohibited by his or her religious belief.
All news will be announced in the news section of the course home page. All changes to the website in general will appear in the new section. Students are expected to check this section from time to time.
Dishonesty in this class will be handled as per the University of North Texas policy (http://www.unt.edu/csrr).
If a students needs any special accommodations according to the American Disability Act, he or she should let the instructor know.