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Unformatted text preview: on the part of instructors, grades submitted become a part of the student’s permanent record. Under ordinary circumstances, no one else within the College has the right, or 2011‐2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Student Handbook Page 14 competence, to change an instructor’s grades. Students who believe that they have been graded wrongly must immediately bring this to the attention of their instructors. Should disagreement ensue, students are best served by seeking counsel from the director of their respective degree programs. If necessary, appeals can be made to the Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies within 30 days of receipt of the grade. As a last resort, disagreements may be appealed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Pass/No Record Option The Pass/No Record option is not permitted in the student’s major program except for internships, when permitted by the program. In the MFA program, a “P” is only awarded for performance that would merit a “B” grade or better. Graduate Academic Standards Each student is expected to make satisfactory progress toward meeting degree requirements. Instructors are asked to identify all who are having difficulty in their classes no later than halfway through the semester. Students having difficulties are asked to meet with the director of their respective degree programs, and in some cases with the Dean of the School for Graduate and Professional Studies or the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Due to the rigorous nature of graduate and professional studies, students are expected to maintain a high academic grade point average (GPA). As a general rule, students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, or s/he will be placed on academic probation. The student will be informed of his/her probation status through a letter from the Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The student must maintain a GPA in the two terms following receipt of the letter that will ensure a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. If it becomes apparent that...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2012 for the course INDUSTRIAL 61 taught by Professor Carlosdelgadonieto during the Summer '10 term at American InterContinental University.
- Summer '10