Grading Scale

Grades are determined by the daily record of the student and the record made on quizzes, mid-semester and semester examinations. The weight attached to each of these factors is determined solely by the instructor of the course.

The grading system is as follows:

Symbol

Definition

Quality Points

A+

outstanding

4.0

A

outstanding

4.0

A-

outstanding

3.67

B+

proficient

3.33

B

proficient

3.0

B-

proficient

2.67

C+

satisfactory

2.33

C

satisfactory

2.0

C-

satisfactory

1.67

D+

below standard

1.33

D

below standard

1.0

D-

below standard

0.67

F

failing

0

CR

credit

*

NC

no-credit, failing

*

NR

no grade reported

*

S

satisfactory: Grade of “C” or better for graduate

“D” or better for undergraduate

*

 

 

 

U

unsatisfactory, failing

*

AU

audit

*

I

Incomplete

Follow rules listed in catalog; cannot be changed to “IP”; can be extended by one semester by instructor request to registrar.

*

 

 

 

IP

course in progress

Used for thesis, independent study, research project, or other arranged course; applies to both graduate and undergraduate; remains indefinitely.

*

 

 

 

W

withdrew (good standing)

*

R

repeated course

*

* — not used in calculating grade point averages