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Grading system

At the end of each quarter, faculty members submit grades via MySCAD for all enrolled students. Once all grades have been received, the registrar’s office processes grades, awards credits, and calculates grade-point averages.

Grades are assigned according to the following system of letter and quality-points evaluation:

Letter Quality Points
(Undergraduate)
Points
(Graduate)
A Excellent 4 4
B Good 3 3
C Average 2 2
D Poor 1 0
F Failure 0 0

The following codes may appear on transcripts and do not affect a student’s grade-point average.

  • W — Withdrawal
  • I — Incomplete
  • S — Satisfactory
  • T — Transfer credit
  • U — Unsatisfactory
  • N — Audit

Full-time undergraduate students who achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during a quarter term receive an official notice confirming dean’s list honors for that quarter. This honor is also noted on the student’s transcript.