2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
    
    Mar 01, 2021  
2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Grading System


 

Grade Reports

Final grades are available online to students at the end of each semester.

Records of Progress

Records of progress are kept by this institution on veteran and non-veteran students alike. Online progress records are furnished to students, veterans, and non-veterans alike, at the end of each scheduled term.

Grading System

The 4.00 grade point average system is used to calculate student grade averages. (See separate grading system section for Health Science Programs.)

Grade
 
Explanation
 
Grade Points
Per Credit Hour
A 93-100 Excellent 4
B 85-92 Good 3
C 77-84 Average 2
D 70-76 Poor, but Passing 1
F Below 70 Failure 0
W   Withdrew
(no grade points calculated)
0
WF   Withdrew Failing 0
I   (Computed as failure)
The “I” Grade is computed as an “F” until the course requirements are met to the instructor’s satisfaction. Incomplete work must be completed within six (6) weeks of the next semester, otherwise, it will remain as a punitive grade of “F”.
0
AU   Audit
(Must be declared during drop/add period. Forms to request grade of AU are in Records Office)
0
CP   Credit by Proficiency 0
TC   Transfer Credit 0

Grading System-Associate Degree Nursing, Practical Nursing and Radiography Program

The 4.00 grade point average system is used to calculate student grade averages. Please note that the grading system used with the : NUR and RAD courses are different from that stated for other academic programs.

Grade
 
Explanation
 
Grade Points
Per Credit Hour
A 93-100 Excellent 4
B 85-92 Good 3
C 80-84 Average 2

Students are required to have a final grade average of 80 in nursing and radiography course to successfully pass and progress to the next course. Students must score C or higher in all related and general education courses (77-84), regardless of semester enrolled.

D 70-79 Failing in NUR & RAD Program. 1
D 70-76 Failing related/general education courses, results in exiting the program 1
F Below 70 Failure 0
W   Withdrew
(no grade points calculated)
0
WF   Withdrew Failing
(Computed as failure)
0
I   Incomplete
(Incomplete work must be completed in the Program before registering for the next semester. The “I” grade is computed as an “F” until the course requirements are met to the instructor’s satisfaction.)
0
AU   Audit
Program Director and Assistant Vice President approval is required. (Must be declared during drop/add period. Forms to request grade of AU are in Records Office)
0
CP   Credit by Proficiency 0
TC   Transfer Credit 0

Grading System-Health Sciences (Respiratory Therapy and Emergency Medical Science)

The 4.00 grade point average system is used to calculate student grade averages. Please note that the grading system used with the NUR and RAD courses are different from that stated for Respiratory Therapy and EMS.

All Health Science students must maintain at least “C” in each major course (Health Science designated courses) and all related and general education course work. Students failing to meet these requirements or receiving a failing grade in any course will be required to exit the program.

Grade
 
Explanation
 
Grade Points
Per Credit Hour
A 93-100 Excellent 4
B 85-92 Good 3
C 77-84 Average 2
D 70-76 Failing related/general education courses, results in exiting program 1
D 70-76  Failing in RCP and EMS major courses results in exiting program 1

Respiratory Therapy must score C or higher in all related and general education courses (77-84, regardless of semester enrolled.

F Below 70 Failure 0
W   Withdrew
(no grade points calculated)
0
WF   Withdrew Failing
(Computed as failure)
0
I   Incomplete
(Incomplete work must be completed in the RCC Program before registering for the next semester. The “I” grade is computed as an “F” until the course requirements are met to the instructor’s satisfaction.)
0
AU   Audit
Program Director and Assistant Vice President approval is required. (Must be declared during drop/add period. Forms to request grade of AU are in Records Office)
0
CP   Credit by Proficiency 0
TC   Transfer Credit 0