Grading System

Traditional letter grades are given for most AGS courses, with a limited number of courses evaluated on a pass/no pass basis. The grading system is as follows:

Grade Grade Point
A Excellent 4.0
A-   3.67
Represents outstanding performance; student-demonstrated perceptiveness in dealing with materials and course expectations.
B+ Good 3.33
B   3.0
B-   2.67
Generally a high level of awareness of the substantive nature of the course;
C+   2.33
C Minimally Acceptable 2.0
Reflects minimal graduate-level performance.
I Incomplete N/A
Indicates that the requirements of the course have not been completed and that a request for a grade extension has been submitted.
P Pass N/A
Undifferentiated passing grade.
IP In Process N/A
Indicates that work satisfying an incomplete grade has been submitted to the instructor and a grade is pending.
W Withdrawal N/A
Indicates the student officially withdrew from the course by completing and submitting a written request and did so during the specified time frame (refer to the Refund Policy).
NE Never Enrolled N/A
Withdrew in good standing before the first hour of the course.
NC No Credit 0.0
Students may be issued a grade of “No Credit” if any of the following conditions are met:
  • Did not attend class
  • Did not properly notify the Registrar of a withdrawal
  • Missed number of class periods in excess of school course attendance policy
  • If a course extension has not been resolved within 45 days after the last class meeting (not the assignment due date) and an agreed upon extension has not been arranged by the student and instructor, the incomplete turns to NC and the course must be repeated.
  • Course work submitted does not meet the minimum standards for passing or fails to submit assignments.
  • Did not complete SPT.
A/W Administrative Withdrawal 0.0
Indicates the student performed in a manner justifying administrative withdrawal.
AU Audit N/A