Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 2018–2019 141 Grading Policies and Procedures Courses for the Bachelor of Health Science program are graded on an alpha scale. 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 84–86 80–83 77–79 74–76 70–73 67–69 60–66 Below 60 In addition to alpha grading, the B.H.Sc. program may use transcript notations outlined in the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences section of this handbook. Effective for new matriculants in or after January 2006, students will be required to obtain a grade of C or better (greater than or equal to 2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in every required core course. Students receiving a C-, D+, or D in a required core course will be required to take the course at its next scheduled offering. For purposes of retention in the B.H.Sc. online degree completion program, any core-course grade below a C will be considered a course failure. No more than two courses may be passed through remediation or retake. All students receiving a failing grade in a required core course will be required to remediate it by repeating the scheduled course and achieving a C or better at its next scheduled offering. Upon achieving a C or better in a repeated course, an E will be noted after the original grade, and that grade will then be exempt from GPA calculation. The new course grade will be noted on the transcript followed by an I indicating the new grade will be included in the GPA calculation. Additional tuition will be charged for any repeated course. A student who has experienced two or more course failures while in the Bachelor of Health Science Program may be dismissed from the program. Any course failed on first taking will be considered a course failure. Passing a course through retake does not negate the original failure for purposes of retention in the program. Transfer Credits Students who have earned college credits at other regionally accredited colleges or universities can transfer these credits into the B.H.Sc. program. Students should contact the B.H.Sc. admissions counselor to discuss how prior college credits can be used to obtain the B.H.Sc. degree. An evaluation of transfer credit will be completed prior to the first semester of enrollment, and applicable credit will be transferred based on all final official transcripts received. Students will be advised to take courses based on the official evaluation in their file.