A student may determine the grade points for each course by multiplying the number of quality points the grade is worth times the number of credit hours the course carries. For example, a B in a three (3) credit course is worth nine (9) points and an A in the same course carries twelve (12) points.

The grade point computation is found by adding the total point values for all courses and dividing by the total number of credit hours attempted during the same period of time.

Quality Points:  A=4    B=3    C=2    D=1    F=0

Example of Term GPA Calculation

Course

Credits

Grade

Grade Pts

Multiply

Pts

ENC 1101

3

A

4

3 x 4

12

CGS 2100

3

F

0

3 X 0

0

HUM 2210

3

C

2

3 X 2

6

PEM 1131

1

B

3

1 X 3

3

TOTAL

10

 

 

 

21

Divide 21 points by 10 credits = 2.10 term GPA

A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to receive a degree at EFSC. While a student may earn a cumulative average of 2.0 which includes grades of D or F, grades below a C may not be acceptable in some programs and at some colleges and universities.