In order to remain in good academic standing, graduate students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all graduate-level courses. Students are expected to achieve a satisfactory grade (“A” or “B”) in all coursework attempted for graduate credit. If a student’s cumulative GPA falls below 3.0 at any time, the student will be automatically placed on academic probation and a registration hold will be placed on his or her account. The probationary period will last until the student completes nine credit (9) hours, with the expectation that the student will bring the GPA up to at least 3.0. To register for classes during the probationary period, a student must consult with his/her academic advisor or graduate coordinator to receive the best advice possible to ensure success in the program. A student who fails to earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of the probationary period (i.e., after taking nine (9) credit hours of graduate courses) will automatically be dismissed from the graduate program.
The Termination Due to Grades policy supersedes the policy on Academic Probation, as graduate students who receive three (3) “C” grades or one (1) “F” or “U” grade in any graduate level course(s) will not be eligible to register for subsequent semesters at FSU.