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Graduate Catalog 2015-2016

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Grading Policies

The following final grades are assigned to indicate the quality of students’ academic performance:

A - Superior
B - Good
C - Marginal (acceptable for graduate credit)
F - Failure (any level of performance below "C")
S - Satisfactory (reported only for dissertations, theses, directed studies, internships, and practica)
U - Unsatisfactory (reported only for dissertations, theses, directed studies, internships, and practica)

Only grades of "S," satisfactory, or "U," unsatisfactory, are reported as final grades on dissertations, theses, directed studies, internships, and practica. The university calculates the grade point average using all grades except "S" and "U."

Other Grades

I - Incomplete
IP - In Progress (dissertation, thesis, directed studies only)
W - Withdrawal
WU - Withdrawal from University
AU - Auditing (no credit)

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