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Definition of Grades

Grade Definition Tables:

Definition of Grades with Effective Dates & Explanations
Grade Grade Point Definition with Effective Dates & Explanations
A 4.0 Excellent.  Fall 1965
A- 3.7 Fall 1977
B+ 3.3 Fall 1977
B 3.0 Good.  Fall 1965
B- 2.7 Fall 1977
C+ 2.3 Fall 1977
C 2.0 Satisfactory.  Fall 1965
C- 1.7 Fall 1977
D+ 1.3 Fall 1977
D 1.0 Passing.  Fall 1965
D- 0.7 Fall 1977
F 0.0 Failing.  Fall 1965

Supplemental Grade Explanation Table:

Grade Code Definition & Explanations
Grade Definition Grade Point Effective Dates & Explanations
FW Failing Withdrawal 0.0 Failing course at the time of official withdrawal. Is charged equivalent to an F.  Fall 1965 - Summer 1968;
WF Withdrawal Failing 0.0 Replaces FW grade.  Fall 1968 - Summer 1973;
UW Unofficial Withdrawal 0.0 Unauthorized withdrawal. Is charged equivalent to an F.  Fall 1971 - Summer 1973;
W Withdrawal Not calculated in GPA Fall 1973; Official drop from course.
WU Withdrawal Unauthorized 0.0 Fall 2002; Replaces U Grade.
I Incomplete Not Calculated in GPA Fall 1965 - Summer 1973;
Course work not completed.
IA Incomplete Authorized Not calculated in GPA Fall 1973;
May be charged equivalent to an F if not completed.
U Unauthorized Incomplete 0.0 Fall 1977 - Summer 2002;
Did not withdraw nor complete course work. Is charged equivalent to an F.
IC Incomplete Charged 0.0 Fall 2002;
Authorized incomplete not completed. Charged equivalent to an F.
SP Satisfactory Progress Not calculated in GPA Fall 1973 - Summer 2002; Work in progress that extends beyond one academic term.
RP Report in Progress Not calculated in GPA Fall 2002;
Replaces SP grade.
CR Credit Not calculated in GPA 1965;
Equivalent to a grade of C (2.0) or better. For graduate courses it is equivalent to a grade of B (3.0) or better.
NC No CredIt Not calculated in GPA 1973;
Equivalent to a grade of C- (1.7) or less. For graduate courses it is equivalent to a grade of B- (2.7) or less.
CBE Credit by Exam Not calculated in GPA Fall 1994;
Course passed through an examination. Credit Awarded.
AU Audit Not calculated in GPA Fall 1973 - Summer 1979;
Enrollment as an auditor. Credit not awarded.
RD Report Delayed Not calculated in GPA Fall 1977;
Grading delayed beyond the control of the student.
P Pass - No Report Not calculated in GPA Fall 1968 - Summer 1970;
Temporarily used in an experimental program.

Additional Code Symbols Information Table: 

The following codes are also used to provide further information.

Additional Code Symbols
Code Explanation
I Incomplete Grade Change
SRP or SP grade change
P Applies to postbaccalaureate program
R Repeated course
F Academic Renewal: course(s) disregarded from all consideration associated with requirements for a baccalaureate degree.
NSE National Student Exchange Program*
LNS London Business Semester*
IP International Programs*
UCR CSUSB/UCR Cross Registration Program*
H Honors

 

* Course work reflected in semester units. Grading scales may differ from CSUSB grading. Resident credit awarded.