Students are evaluated in their academic achievements according to a system of letter grades. The following scale is the University standard although some Schools, and faculty may deviate from this scale. Their specific grading policy will be detailed in the course syllabus.
Numerical average may vary with instructors.
NOTE: While a grade of D and D+ are considered passing, a student earning these grades may not be allowed to move to a higher level course in the specific academic area if the course with a grade of C is a prerequisite for the higher level course. Students are responsible for ensuring they meet the prerequisites for all courses. Furthermore, a grade of C (2.0) or higher is required to satisfactorily pass all Developmental Studies courses, ENG 101, ENG 102, and all courses required by the major.
Failure (final course average 59 and below). No credit hours earned
Failure to attend. Students who fail to officially withdraw from a class or who do not attend a minimum number of class meetings may earn a grade of FA. A grade of FA is the same as a grade of F.
Failure Cheating. Same as an F but indicates student failed due to cheating.
Withdrawal (does not affect grade point average).
Withdrawal Passing (does not affect the grade point average).
Withdrawal Failing (affects the grade point average in the same manner as a "F" prior to August 27, 2012, and after Fall 2014. For the 2012 and 2013 academic year the grade of "WF" did not affect grade point average)
Incomplete A temporary notation used only when course requirements have not been completed due to extenuating circumstances. (Does count as hours attempted, and is calculated as F in grade point average until replaced with a permanent grade). The student has until the end of the next semester to complete the course. At that point, the I is converted to an F. Incomplete grades are only assigned under circumstances where it is very reasonable to assume the student can complete the delinquent material. It is inappropriate if more than 25% of the course assignments are incomplete.
Pass denotes satisfactory work in a non-letter-grade course (does not affect grade point average).