Grades Assignment Process

The following grades may be assigned by instructors:

Grade

Point Value
Description
Included in
Attempted Credits
Included in
Earned Credits
Included in
Cumulative Average
A = 4.0 Excellent Yes Yes Yes
B+ = 3.5 Very Good Yes Yes Yes
B = 3.0 Good Yes Yes Yes
C+ = 2.5 Above Average Yes Yes Yes
C = 2.0 Average Yes Yes Yes
D = 1.0 Below Average Yes Yes Yes
E = 0.0 Unofficial Withdrawal Yes No Yes
INC = None Incomplete Yes No No
F = 0.0 Course must be Yes No Yes
Note: An “@” preceding any of these grades indicate that Academic Forgiveness has been granted, in which case the grade will be excluded from the GPA calculation.

The following grades are administratively assigned, and are not assigned by instructors:

Grade

Point Value
Description
Included in
Attempted Credits
Included in
Earned Credits
Included in
Cumulative Average
AU = None Auditor Yes No No
TR
=
None
Transfer credit from
another institution
No
Yes
No
W = None Official withdrawal Yes No No
CBE = None Credit by examination No Yes No
Grades of A, INC, TR, and CBE cannot be repeated. Grades of B, C, D, E, AU, and F may be repeated only once. The higher grade is retained and the lower grade is marked “R” and is not figured in the GPA.