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Faculty Handbook: Grading Policy

 
BACCALAUREATE POLICY ON GRADING, DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
 
  1. Students must demonstrate competency in nursing courses by obtaining a passing grade of “C” or 70% or better.
  2. Students must satisfactorily meet the objectives for the clinical lab courses to receive a passing grade of C or better for that course.
  3. Since the University catalog states that +/- grading may be used, the undergraduate faculty member has the prerogative to decide whether to use full letter grade only or +/- for grading.
Full Letter Grade Scale
     A:  90-100
     B:  80-89
     C:  70-79
     D:  60-69
     F:  <59
 
+/- Grade Scale
     A+:  95-100
     A:    90-94
     A-:   87-89
     B+:  85-86
     B:    80-84
     B-:   77-79
     C+:  75-76
     C:    70-74
     C-:   67-69
     D+:  65-66
     D:    60-64
     D-:   57-59
     F:    <56
 
 
GRADUATE POLICY ON GRADING, DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
 

Demonstrating knowledge competency in graduate courses requires a passing grade of “B-” or 80%. C+ or less will not count towards degree requirements.

 
Graduate Grading Scale
     A+:     4.0     97-100
     A:       4.0     94-96
     A-:      3.7     90-93
     B+:     3.3     87-89
     B:       3.0     84-86
     B-:      2.7     80-83
     ------------------------
     C+:     2.3     77-79
     C:       2.0     74-76
     C-:      1.7     70-73
     D+:     1.3     67-69
     D:       1.0     64-66
     D-:      0.7     60-63
     F:        0.0     <59

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