Grade Definitions

A Superior Work. Implies excellence in thinking and performance in a course. High-level work that is clear, precise, well-reasoned and insightful.

B Above Average. Implies sound thinking and performance in a course. B-level work is clear, precise, well-reasoned but does not have the depth of insight that A-level work has.

C Average. Implies mixed thinking and performance in a course. C-level work is inconsistently clear, precise, well-reasoned, and inconsistently demonstrates comprehension of basic concepts and principles.

D Inferior, but Passing. Implies poor thinking and performance in a course. D-level work is inconsistently clear, precise, and well-reasoned. It does not display a depth of insight or consistent competence.

F Failure. Implies an attempt to get through a course by rote recall and reflects a mistaken comprehension of basic concepts and principles.

FA Failure due to excessive absences.

WF Withdrawal - Failing.

I Incomplete Course. This work must be completed by a set deadline, normally 6 weeks after the final day of the semester in which the incomplete was awarded. After that deadline the incomplete becomes an "F."