Academic Action Criteria

CRITERIA for ACADEMIC ACTIONS (SEMESTER-BASED)

The following tables set forth criteria for academic actions by the Committee on Academic Standards.  Categories of academic deficiency are listed in the first column.  Severity of the criterion or auxiliary criteria is listed under the three columns labeled with the appropriate academic action. 

DEFICIENCY

PROBATION

SUSPENSION

DISMISSAL

Semester QPA < 2.000

First instance

Two consecutive semesters

Three consecutive semesters

University cumulative QPA < 2.000

First instance

Two consecutive semesters

Three consecutive semesters

University QPD

As a freshman

As a sophomore

As a pre-junior

Beyond pre-junior

 

more than 8

more than 6

more than 4

more than 2

 

more than 12

more than 10

more than 8

more than 6

 

more than 20

more than 17

more than 13

more than 10

Behind with regard to

curriculum

6 semester credits or more

 

 

First grade deficiency* in a required course

Yes

 

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Second grade deficiency in the same required course

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Yes

 

Concurrent action by PSRC (Co-op Program)

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Suspension

 

Dismissal

 

ACCEND Students

First instance of undergrad semester QPA or cumulative less than 3.00 will receive a warning.

Removed from ACCEND for second consecutive instance of undergrad semester QPA or cumulative less than 3.00.  They will be put back in traditional program and cannot return to ACCEND.

*Deficiency:  Grades in required courses:  F, W, UW, I/F, X, WX

                     *Prerequisite Math:  Grades less than C-

                     *Prerequisite Physics:  Grades less than C-