Symbol Grade Points Explanation
Demonstrates thorough mastery of subject material & effective use of creative
Evidences good mastery of subject material and ability to effectively use
Average grasp of subject material.
Minimal grasp of subject material.
Failure to attain minimal grasp of subject material.
ACADEMIC TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
The following definitions apply to symbols utilized in lieu of or in addition to grades:
Audit students are those who receive no credit but wish to attend lectures in a course or participate in
musical ensembles or private lessons without any responsibility to take examinations, complete homework or papers
or practice hours, or be evaluated. Audit registration will appear on the student’s record but will not be included in
computing a full-time academic load. Students may audit a maximum of 3 units per calendar year. Audit-only students
must submit an application for admission and pastor recommendation to the Office of Admissions.
. Credit is measured in semester units. A semester unit represents one recitation period (55 minutes) per
week for one semester of 15 weeks and assumes about two hours of outside preparation for each recitation period.
Credit units of particular classes are given with each course description.
. No credit or grade points given. This policy means that all units attempted that are shown on the
transcript as F will be charged against the student with a value of 0.00 grade points. The effect of this will be to lower
the overall GPA.
An Incomplete will be granted only upon submission of a completed
to the Office of the
Any Incomplete not finished within the terms of the
will lapse into the grade designated on
Indicates that the student passed a course, but credits do not count toward GPA or graduation, such as
MA072, 082, 090.
Quality Points (QP)
. Quality points are assigned in order to determine the student’s scholastic average. Quality
points of a given grade are multiplied by the number of semester units of credit given in each course.
Withdrawal from a course from the third week of classes through the 13
week. After the 13
a student may not withdraw and is awarded the grade earned.