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GPA (Grade Point Average)

Type: Grading
Effective Date: 6/4/2012

Grade points are assigned to letter grades as follows:

A — 4 points for each unit of credit
B — 3 points
C — 2 points
D — 1 point
F — 0 points


Grade Point Average (GPA) is determined by dividing the total number of grade points earned by the number of units of credit attempted. In determining the GPA, some course types are not included in the computation. These include courses with grades of:

"AU"      (Audit)
"P"        (Pass)
"IP"       (In-Progress)
"I"         (Incomplete), and
"W"       (Withdrawal)—and courses accepted as transfer credit.

NOTE: grades for courses ending in an "x" are not used to compute grade point averages or to fulfill graduation requirements—no matter what grade is earned.

If a course is repeated, the highest grade will be used to compute the GPA; however, students may use units earned for repeated courses only once to fulfill graduation requirements.

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