Applied Study Grading Policy

Minimum Course Grade

All undergraduate music majors must achieve a minimum grade of C- (C minus) in all music courses (MUS, MUSA, and MUSE) required to complete the student's degree.

Equivalent Grading System

Members of the faculty of music might find the following table useful as it precisely equates rubrics, quality points, percentages, and letter grades to the Overall Performance terms used by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Overall Performance
Rubric Base
Quality Points
Percentage Equivalent
Percentage Range
Letter Grade
Superior
4
4.0
95
93.4-100.0
A
 
 
3.7
92
90.1-93.3
A-
Above Average
3
3.3
88
86.7-90.0
B+
 
 
3.0
85
83.4-86.6
B
 
 
2.7
82
80.1-83.3
B-
Average
2
2.3
78
76.7-80.0
C+
 
 
2.0
75
73.4-76.6
C
 
 
1.7
72
70.1-73.3
C-
Below Average
1
1.3
68
66.7-70.0
D+
 
 
1.0
65
63.4-66.6
D
 
 
0.7
62
60.1-63.3
D-
Failing
 
0
55
50.0-60.0
F

Effective: August 27, 2012