Grading Standards

94 – 100 points     =          A         “Excellent”

90 – 93.99             =          A-

87 – 89.99             =          B+

83 – 86.99             =          B          “Good”

80 – 82.99             =          B-

77 – 79.99             =          C+

73 – 76.99             =          C          “Satisfactory

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70 – 72.99             =          C-        “Less than satisfactory”

60 – 69.99             =          D         “Poor”

59.99 – 0               =          F          “Failing”

Withdrawal            =          W

Audit                      =          AU

 

Students can obtain no more than 3 C grades (including C+ and C) on all courses. Students with four or more C grades will not qualify for submitting their M.A. thesis and completing the program. They will be allowed to repeat a course in order to qualify. Students must obtain at least B- for their M.A. thesis in order to complete the M.A. program.