Determining Your GPA

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Definition of:  Credits, Quality Points, Semester GPA, Cumulative GPA:

CREDITS - Are referred to as "Quality Hours" or quality credit hours

QUALITY POINTS - The figure obtained by multiplying a course's credit hours by numerical value of the grade assigned. The numerical value of grades is:

  B+ = 3.3 C+ = 2.3 D+ = 1.3
A = 4.0 B = 3.0 C = 2.0 D = 1.0
A- = 3.7 B- = 2.7 C- = 1.7 D- = 0.7

*NOTE: Grades of I, AU, W, WI and R have neither credit nor quality points assigned.

SEMESTER GPA - Calculate only for credit courses completed during the semester with grades of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-, or F as follows:

1. Determine the quality points earned for each course.

2. Total the quality points earned for each course.

3. Total the quality hours for all courses.

4. Divide the current quality points by the current quality hours.

Example:

Course Quality Hours Grade Quality Point Value Total Quality Points

ENG 101 3 F 0 (3 X 0.0) = 0.0
GEO 101 4 C- 1.7 (4 X 1.7) = 6.8
ART 103 * I * (---------) *
HIS 103 3 B 3 (3 X 3.0) = 9.0
MAT 170 3 D+ 1.3 (3 X 1.3) = 3.9
PE 101 2 A 4 (2 X 4.0) = 8.0
 
     
  15       27.7
      27.7 / 15 = 1 . 846 CURRENT GPA

*NOTE: The "I" grade is not used computation of GPA. This computation is for one semester only.

CUMULATIVE GPA: Cumulative GPA is based upon total quality points and total quality hours earned at MCC.

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