DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

Department of Nursing

Nursing Policies
Undergraduate Policies
Graduate Policies

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School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Moon Campus
John Jay


nursing@rmu.edu
412-397-6804 phone
412-397-3277 fax


FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICESSCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF NURSINGNURSING POLICIESGRADING POLICY (UNDERGRADUATE) 
Grading Policy (Undergraduate)

The semester credit system is used for all courses. Throughout any given course, the student will be given the opportunity to earn a number of grades for written work, papers, exams, projects, etc. It is up to the individual instructor to determine the weight of each of these as they may relate to the course objectives.

Letter grades in the Department of Nursing are assigned as follows:

A 93-100%

A- 90-92 %

B+ 86-89 %

B 83-85 %

B- 80-82 %

C+ 77-79 %

C 70-76 %

D 60-69 %

F < 60 %

Grading System : (Based on percentage of course points and a “Satisfactory” Clinical Evaluation if the course has a clinical component)

If examination Score > or = 80%:

Final Course Theory Grade + Clinical Grade = Final Grade
 93-100%  = A A S A
 90-92%   =  A- A- S A-
 86-89%   =  B+  B+ S B+
 83-85%   = B B S B
 80-82%   = C+ C+  S C+ 
 77-79%   = C S C
 70-76%   = D D S D*
 60-69%   = F F S F* 
  A,B,C,D  U D*
   F U F*


If Examination Score < 80%:

 Examination Score Final Course Grade (from above) Final Course Grade
 <80%  A,B,C,D  D*
 <80%  F  F*


Approved: 5/2009
Revised: 10/2011
Revised: 1/2012
Revised 8/2012, Reviewed 4/2014