20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

10. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

10.24. Grading System

Final grades are reported for each student for every course undertaken according to the following grading system:

A

4.0 Grade Point

Excellent

B

3.0 Grade Point

Good

C

2.0 Grade Point

Average

D

1.0 Grade Point

Below Average

F

0.0 Grade Point

Failure

I

Incomplete

When, in the instructor’s judgment, justifiable circumstances exist, the instructor may issue an “I” grade.

W

Withdraw

No grade points awarded. A “W” grade is assigned to a student’s record as an understanding that a student has withdrawn from a class.

U

Unsatisfactory

Failure to successfully complete a credit or non-credit course.

CR

Credit

Credit allowed for proficiency/testing, e.g., CLEP, ACT-PEP, APP.  Credit hours are included in hours earned, but not used in computation of grade point average.

AU

Audit

An “AU” indicates that no credit was earned, and is not used in the computation of a grade point average.

AW

Administrative Withdrawal

The student has been “involuntarily” withdrawn by the institution during the designated semester for disciplinary or financial reasons.  An Administrative Withdrawal requires approval by the Office of Academic Affairs.  An “AW” grade is not used in the computation of a grade point average.

LA

Leave of Absence Status

The student has voluntarily withdrawn due to personal, professional, or military reasons. LOAS application must be signed by the Associate Dean of Faculty (Office of Academic Affairs). The Vice President of Finance will approve the disposition of student’s financial obligations at time of application.

NS

No Show

No Show grade applied when student receives no show status during a semester.  NS is not used in the computation of a grade point average.