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Unformatted text preview: Brian Fontenot – BLF339 EE 302 – Telang 16190 November 4, 2007 Plus/Minus Grading Your GPA is the most important definition of your scholastic ability while in college. The fact that your GPA is a determinant of your future is valid in many ways. The higher your GPA, it can be implied that you will have a better chance at obtaining scholarships to pay for school. The higher your GPA, it can also be implied that you will have better luck finding an internship or having job offers with above average signing bonuses. GPA’s help employers, scholarship committees, and other individuals assess your mental preparedness for life. The Senate of College Councils hosted a forum on Plus/Minus Grading system. The auditorium was divided in to multiple groups where various senators from the UT Senate of College Councils would pose question about the benefits and disadvantages of changing to this new grading system. Nick Metha was the senator that led my group discussion. I have heard of a plus/minus grading system but not with the depth that was discussed that night. The current grading system is generally as follows: Average in Class Letter Grade GPA 90+ A 4.0 80+ B 3.0 70+ C 2.0 60+ D 1.0 Anything Lower F 0.0 In a plus/minus grading system, it is as follows: 1 | B r i a n F o n t e n o t – U n i t F – B L F 3 3 9 – E E 3 0 2 – T e l a n g - 1 6 1 9 0 Letter Grade GPA A 4.0 A- 3.67 B+ 3.33 B 3.00 B- 2.67 C+ 2.33 C 2.00 D+ 1.531....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course EE 302 taught by Professor Mccann during the Fall '06 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '06