Undergraduate Special Academic Requirements

Grade Dispute Policy

It is the obligation of the student, in attempting to resolve any student grievance regarding grades, first to make a serious effort to resolve the matter with the instructor with whom the grievance originated. Individual instructors retain primary responsibility for assigning grades. The instructor's judgment is final unless compelling evidence shows preferential treatment or procedural irregularities. If students wish to appeal, their requests must be submitted in writing on an Academic...

Grade Requirements

ARCHITECTURE and INTERIOR DESIGN: A grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each School of Architecture course used for credit toward an undergraduate degree and minor offered by the school. A grade of C or higher must be earned in all required Math and Physics courses. Grades of P are not acceptable for classes in which a grade of C or higher is required. - - - SUSTAINABLE URBAN DESIGN: A grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each UDES and other CAPPA courses (ARCH, INTD, ESST,...

Repetition of Courses

Three attempts to achieve a satisfactory grade are permitted for each required course in the School of Architecture. Beyond that number of attempts, the student is denied access to the course in question, or to the sequence of courses for which it is requisite. Enrollment in the course for the time sufficient to receive a grade, including grades for withdrawals (i.e. W, Q) , is considered an attempt.

Student Projects

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs reserves the right to retain, copyright, use, exhibit, reproduce, and publish any work submitted for course credit. The student is encouraged to develop a portfolio of all work accomplished in advanced courses for future professional and academic uses.

Transfer of Credit

The extent of credit toward degree requirements for academic work done elsewhere will be determined by the associate dean or undergraduate advisor. Students applying to transfer credits from studio courses taken elsewhere must present examples of that work for evaluation and placement.