Policy Number: 
34

CONCORD UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Policy No. 34
Grade Point Average for Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees
 
Section 1.        GENERAL
1.1       Scope: This policy establishes the grade point average required for graduation with an associate or baccalaureate degree from Concord University.
1.2       Authority:       West Virginia Code 18B-1-1a, 18B-2A-4
HEPC Procedural Rule Series 22
1.3       Effective Date: December 20, 2006
1.4       Approved by: Board of Governors October 24, 2006
Section 2.        PURPOSE
2.1       To establish a minimum Concord and cumulative grade point average for graduation with an associate or baccalaureate degree from Concord University.
2.2       This policy does not preclude higher grade point average requirements for specific degree programs.
2.3       This policy pertains only to Concord University graduation requirements and not to such requirements for professional certification which may be within the province of licensure boards, external agencies, or the West Virginia Board of Education.
Section 3.        PROCESS TO ASCERTAIN GRADE POINT AVERAGE
3.1       Quality points are based on point values for each semester hour of credit: “A” – 4; “B” -3; “C” – 2; “D” – 1; and “F” – 0. The grade point average to be computed for graduation purposes shall be based on all academic work with the following exceptions:
3.1.1.   Courses with grades of “W” or “WP”.
3.1.2.   Courses in remedial and/or developmental education.
3.1.3.   Courses taken on a credit/no credit, pass/fail, or satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis when a passing grade is earned.
3.1.4.   Courses taken on an audit basis.
3.1.5.   Courses which have been repeated under provisions of the “D/F Forgiveness Rule.”
3.1.6.   Courses which are covered under the “Discretionary Academic Forgiveness Provision” adopted by Concord University.
3.2       Minimum grade point average required for graduation with an associate or baccalaureate degree from Concord University.
3.2.1.   Earned at least a 2.00 cumulative grade average on all courses attempted at Concord, both total and within the major.
3.2.2.   Earned at least a 2.00 cumulative grade average on all courses taken at Concord and at all other institutions.

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