ments fora degree, the student shall be recommended forthat grade-point standing. Courses taken on a Pass-Fail basis are
degree by the Senate of the University. lf a comprehensive limited to those considered as elective in the student’s pro-
_ examination is required for graduation, this requirement shall gram and such other courses or types of courses as might be
be waived. . specifically approved by the Senate Council for a college or
Audit. Students who register for an audit do so for reasons department. Prerequisites for such courses may be ignored at
other than fulfilling explicit requirements. They must come to the student's own hazard. The student is expected to partici-
individual agreements with the instructor as to what responsi- pate fully in the course and take all examinations as though
bilities they will be expected to perform. Normally, students enrolled on a regular basis. Students may not change from a
who audit would be expected to do the readings and attend Pass-Fail basis nor from a regular basis to a Pass-Fail basis
class; they may be required to enter more fully into the class alterthe Iastday to drop acourse without agrade in any given
work. In any case, they will receive no credit hours or grades. ` term. Courses offered only on a Pass-Fail basis shall not be
Any change from audit to credit or credit to audit by a student included in the maximum number of elective courses which a
regularly enrolled in a college must be accomplished by the student may take under these provisions.
last date to drop a course without a grade in any given term. Except for courses offered onlyfor Pass-Fail, the instructor
No credit can be given for a class audited nor is a student shall not be notified by the Registrar‘s Office or by another
‘ permitted to take an examination for credit except for the office of the University of those students who are taking the
special examinations described on page 46 under Special course Pass—Fail. The instructor shall submit a regular grade
Examinations. A student who initially enrolls in a class as an to the Registrar's Office which will take the appropriate action
auditor must attend at least 80 percent of the classes inthe to change the grade into the Pass-Fail grading track for
course (excluding excused absences). lf a student changes records.
her or his enrollment from credit to audit, s/he must attend at G d P - t A
least 80 percent of the remaining classes (excluding excused re °` °m verege _ _ _
absences). If an auditor fails to attend the requisite number of _The 9"ede'p°'m average 'ethe rene °fthe "umbemf p°'Pte
classes, the dean may award a grade of W for that course. No Semed te the number °f eredn euempted W· P- S· and I be'"9
instructor is authorized to admit anyone as an auditor to any '9"°'ed·
classes unless the auditor has registered as such.
Repeat Option. An undergraduate student has the option SPECIAL MARKING SYSTEMS
to repeatonce as many as three different courses which have The College of Architecture, the College of Agriculture:
been completed with only the grade, credit hours, and quality Landscape Architecture, and the College of Fine Arts include
points for the second completion used in computing the the use of plus-minus symbols. The following grades are -
student’s academic standing and credit for graduation. The given with the respective quality point value indicated.
limit of three repeat options holds for a student's entire A 4_o B+ oo C+ 2.3 D+ 1.3 E O
Ul1dBfgl’3dU8I9 CHTQBI', T10 ITIGIIBT how many d9gl’€9S Ol' pl’0- A- 3.7 B 3_l_) C 2_O ` D 1_0 `
grams are attempted. A student also may use the repeat B- 27 C- l_7 D- Oy ,
option when retaking a course on a Pass-Fail basis (provided The use of the lusmlnus S Stem dogs not chan 6 any
the course meets the requirements forbeing taken Pass-Fail), CO"9 8 Or Unlvérsxy rads Oki al/Sra 6 rg ulromggts nor
even though the course was originally taken foralettergrade. - the rgethod b which grade point al/Sra i amqccm med mr
ll a lalllng glade ll:) ls earned on the Second attempt' the theinter retatlonsofogther ;des awarged such aspF I P W A
originalgrade will continueto be used in calculating the grade- & S p g ' ' ’ ’ ’
point average and the second attempt shall constitute exhaus- ' . . .
tion of one of the student's three repeat options under this for all sludlo Work ln the College Ol Alclllleclulm $6
provision. A student exercising the repeat option must mlmmum passmg glad; llzné level lo level ln the stu lo
notify ln writing the dean ofthe college in wnien ne or one r Seq“°"°° Sha" be a gm .° ° · I. .
is enrolled. A student may exercise the repeat option at The l‘andS.°ap€ Alchllgclurg pmelem P° gy lequlrzsf a
any time prior to graduation. lf a student officially withdraws eludem l° achleve a C gra 6 °l I ml? ln meter eslgn sw l°s
from the second attempt, then the grade, credit hours, and ln (lm? lzeil/enC°llE.lh°::Xlt:y°' d. l d t
quality points for the first completion constitute the grade in h ll e O alle O gw ns" ;l%aJ$gr§;§t§lxlth°;S yd
that course for official purposes, and the second attempt C ellge enyco gee el epa men   l . .l. g
constitutes exneoeiion of one ofthe tnree options to repeat e t° i"‘"‘"“’l‘T gm ° *’°'"t a"°'a9°s '°‘i""°s '" sl’°°' '° °°“'$°S
course under this provision unless, at the time of withdrawal, Or ln speclllc pmgrams °l study' `
the instructor and the dean of the college grant permission to College of Law
attempt the Same CGUVSQ agalli (N°t€¥ The l€P€at °Ptl°¤ The College of Law usesaspecial letter grading system in
cannot be used to raise the student's standing for admission which loo following grades oro given wllh tho rosooollvo
to ttl; University of Kentuctky Graduatg Sclwooll.) d l quality point Values looloaloo;
e repea op lon may GGXSFCISQ onyt esecon time
§nsl;udent takes a course for a letter grade, not a subsequent 2+ jig E+   2+   3+ U   E 0
Pass-Fail Option. Undergraduate students above the A` SJ B` 27 C` l'7 D- 0'7 — ‘
freshman level and not on academic probation may select a A student's academic grade record is expressed as a
maximum of four elective courses, with certain restrictions, to grade-point average computed by multiplying the semester
be taken on a Pass-Fail basis. Students in the Honors Pro- _ hours of credit for each course bythe quality point value of the
gram above the freshman level may, with advance written grade received in the course. These products are added
approval of the Director of the Honors Program, select addi- together, and the sum is divided by the total semester hours
tional elective courses to be taken on such a Pass-Fail basis. attempted. The grade-point average thus derived is the basis
Credit hours successfully completed under this option will for each student’s academic status as indicated in the pub-
count toward graduation but will not be used in calculating lished rules and policies of the Law Faculty. _
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