Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health and Human Performance 2018–2019 135 National Recognition The Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science was approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), in 2015. The NSCA, as the world wide authority on strength and conditioning, supports and disseminates research-based knowledge and practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness. More information is located at nsca.com . Academic Calendar The Department of Health and Human Performance adheres to an academic calendar that starts in the summer term of the respective academic year, and continues through the end of the school year with dates mandated by the academic calendars for Undergraduate Students. nova.edu/registrar/academic-calendars Academic Progression The progress of each student through the curriculum requires satisfactory academic performance. Each prerequisite course must be completed in sequence as outlined by the Nova Southeastern Undergraduate Catalog . All students must complete the general education coursework, major requirements, and electives for graduation eligibility. Grading Policies Each course will have specific requirements listed for grade completion in the course syllabus. The final grade submission will be based on the alpha scale below. Alpha Grade A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D F Scale 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.0 Percent 94–100 90–93 87–89 83–86 80–82 77–79 74–76 70–73 68–69 67–68 66 and below Attendance The Department of Health and Human Performance adheres to the same attendance policy as the Health Professions Division. Attendance at all scheduled instructional activities is mandatory. Please review each course syllabus for further details.