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Credit Prefixes

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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Academic Policies and Procedures Grades and Records Credit Prefixes  
Graduate School-New Brunswick

The number of credits appearing on course records and registration cards may be preceded by a letter prefix as follows:

E. Course excluded from credit toward a degree; all course requirements must be completed and a regular grade is assigned. These courses are not included when calculating a student's GPA.

G. A 300- or 400-level undergraduate course for which credittoward the graduate degree sought has been approved. This option is not available to nondegree students.

J. Course counts toward a degree but has no GPA points.

K. Course counts in the GPA but is excluded from credit toward a degree.

N. Course taken "not-for-credit." The final examination is not required. A final grade of S (satisfactory) or U(unsatisfactory) is assigned.

Graduate students registering for undergraduate courses are subject to the credit prefix rules of the undergraduate division offering the course.


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