Academic Policies

Students who receive a grade of “C” in more than nine (9) hours of course work will be dismissed from the program.

Students may not apply hours toward a degree for courses in which there is a grade of “D;” students who receive grades of “D” in more than six (6) hours of course work will be dismissed from the program.

Students who receive grades of “F” in more than three (3) hours of course work will be dismissed from the program.

Students must have a 3.0 GPA to be in good standing. Students whose cumulative grade point average (GPA) falls below 3.0 will be placed on probation.

Students must attain a cumulative 3.0 GPA by the end of the following (probationary) semester or the graduate committee may dismiss them from the program subject to review. 

Upon approval by the graduate committee, students may repeat one and only one course to improve a cumulative grade point average.