policy_cr_d_f_standing

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Unformatted text preview: of credits required for that degree program. Lists of courses required by each program are maintained in the UBC Calendar. Applicability: • This policy applies to students in all undergraduate degree programs for which a student may normally be admitted directly from secondary school. • This policy applies to all elective courses that are normally graded on a percentage basis. Exclusions: • A program of study may have its students be exempt from this policy with the approval of the Faculty in which the program of study resides. If such an exemption is granted, it shall be noted in the academic regulations for that program. • Specific courses may be declared to be ineligible for Credit/D/Fail standing in their course descriptions through the normal curriculum approval process. Policy: 1) Students may successfully complete and apply up to twelve (12) credits of percentage graded electives towards an undergraduate degree on a Credit/D/Fail basis. 2) No more than six (6) credits may be attempted on a Credit/D/Fail basis in any one session. 3) For those courses taken on a Credit/D/Fail basis, Credit (Cr) standing will be granted for courses where a student’s assigned percentage grade is between 55 and 100 percent, D standing will be granted where a student’s assigned percentage grade is between 50 and 55 percent, and Fail (F) standing will be granted where a student’s assigned percentage grade is below 50 percent. In the caseof programs or courses that define a pass as higher than 50%, only the standing of Cr and F may be assigned. 4) Students shall be able to select a course or courses to be taken on a Credit/D/Fail basis as part of the registration process. The deadline to opt in or out of Credit/D/Fail standing shall be the same as the deadline to drop a course without Withdrawal (W) standing. 5) A student cannot change from a percentage grade to Credit/D/F standing, or vice‐versa, after the deadline for opting for a Credit/D/Fail standing. 6) Credit/D/Fail standings shall not count towards a student’s weighted credit average for academic performance evaluations in a stu...
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