Many faculty members assign letter grades to papers and assignments. Below is shown an explanation of what each letter grade assigned by a SLAIS instructor means. However, grades are reported to the Registrar on a percentage basis, and appear in that form on your transcript. In addition, the Registrar's computer automatically converts percentage grades to letter grades, which also appear on your transcript.
Unusually high achievement demonstrating exceptional analytical ability, creativity, and clarity of expression; a grade rarely given.
Consistently excellent work demonstrating high degree of analytical ability, creativity, and clarity of expression.
Excellence noted in many aspects of the work, which demonstrates analytical ability, creativity and clarity of expression.
Work demonstrating diligence and effort above basic requirements.
Solid work meeting the basic course requirements.
Acceptable work meeting the minimum of expectations but demonstrating limited performance
Work which casts doubt as to the student's ability or readiness to meet course requirements.
Work barely permitting a pass in the single course.
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