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Can I pass/fail a course?

You can pass/fail a course if you have completed at least 30 hours. There are a few things to keep in mind.



  • Any class you take pass/fail will become an elective. It may not apply to any area, major, or minor requirements.


  • To pass the course you must make at least a grade of D-.


  • If you fail the course, it will affect your GPA.


  • You may only count 16 hours of pass/fail courses toward your degree.


  • You may only take two classes pass/fail in one semester.



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