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Academic Policies

Capstone Experience
The college requires graduate students to complete a culminating learning experience
in the form of an applied research capstone project, which involves the submission an
action research project through a written paper and oral presentation.

Grade Range Grade Point Description
A 93-100 4.0 Exceptional
A- 90-92 3.67
B+ 87-89 3.33 Above Average
B 83-86 3.0 Average
B- 80-82 3.0
C+ 77-79 2.33 Below Average
C 73-76 2.0 Marginal
C- 70-72 1.67
D+ 67-69 1.33
D 63-66 1.00
D- 60-62 .67
F 0-59 Failing
A Audit
I Incomplete
L 0 Lifelong Learning
P Pass
T Transfer
W Withdraw

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)
Graduate students are expected to maintain a satisfactory academic record (3.0 GPA or
higher) at Central Penn and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher to be eligible to
graduate. Grades will be rounded to the hundredth point.

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