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Grades



Courses are graded using the following symbols:

A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-, F

It is general university grading practice to give pluses and minuses.

Other grade designations include:

P: Pass - Students successfully taking a course pass/fail receive a P. While a P does not affect the GPA, an F received in such a course does. For more information on the pass/fail rules, see General Announcements.

S: Satisfactory - Students successfully completing a designated satisfactory/fail course receive an S.

Grade Point Averages (GPAs)
GPAs are calculated as follows: For each course, the product of the course credit attempted and the grade points for the grade earned is calculated. These products are added for each course, and the result is divided by the total credit attempted. The result is the GPA.

 

Grade Points: 

A 
B 
C 
D 
F 
4.0
3.0
2.0
1.0
0.0



 

One-third of a grade point is added or subtracted, for plus and minus respectively.