No grade below a B- is to be counted as a passing grade for meeting requirements for the master's degree. In fact, some programs require students to repeat work for which they received a grade below a B. Check with your program's graduate coordinator for more information.
Graduate Credit for Undergraduates
Undergraduate students may earn graduate credit by petition under the following circumstances:
- only courses taken in the final semester of the senior year are applicable;
- no more than six units remain to complete requirements for the bachelor’s degree;
- cumulative GPA is 2.5 or higher;
- applicable courses are upper division or graduate level and, if being used for graduate credit, are not also being used for undergraduate credit;
- application for graduation (degree check) is on file with the Registrar;
- no more than nine units taken as an undergraduate may be applied to the master’s degree;
- students must complete the “Petition for Graduate Credit” (To be Earned in Final Semester of Senior Year) form available in the Office of Academic Programs & Undergraduate/Graduate Studies, Siemens Hall 217A.