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Grading System

Aims Community College uses the following grades to indicate the level at which a student has achieved the education objectives of a class:

Grade Definition Grade Points
A Superior Work Four grade points per credit hour
B Above Average Three grade points per credit hour
C Average Work Two grade points per credit hour
D Minimum Passing Work One grade point per credit hour
F Failing Zero grade points per credit hour

Additional Grading Symbols (not calculated into GPA):

Symbol Definition Description
W Withdrawal Student withdrew from class
S Satisfactory Student has satisfactorily completed course requirements at a level of C or better
U Unsatisfactory Student failed to complete course requirements
I Incomplete Work Student has been given extra time to complete the class
NR No Report Grade not turned in by instructor
AU Audit Does not imply success or failure of class