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Minimum Grades Needed to Graduate

There are many required courses to complete the BS-CSE and BS-EE majors. For most, you only need to earn a grade of D or better for it to fulfill the graduation requirement; for the rest, you need to earn a grade of C or better. The lists below show the courses in each category.

Minimum Grade = C Minimum Grade = D
  BIO 110
COMPSCI 121
COMPSCI 187
COMPSCI 250
COMPSCI 3xx (CSE only)
COMPSCI 4xx (CSE only)
COMPSCI 5xx (CSE only)

ECE 211
ECE 212
ECE 221
ECE 232
ECE 242

ECE 3xx
ECE 415
ECE 416
ECE 5xx
ENGIN 112 ENGIN 351
ENGLWRIT 112  
MATH 131
MATH 132
MATH 233
MATH 235
MATH 331
PHYS 151
PHYS 181
PHYS 152
PHYS 182
  Science Elective
  Social World Electives
(including Diversity courses)
  Thematic Elective

Notes

  • COMPSCI 3xx, 4xx, and 5xx must be an approved Senior elective for CSE majors.

  • COMPSCI 187, PHYS 181, and PHYS 182 are approved substitutes for ECE 242, PHYS 151, and PHYS 152, respectively.

  • For courses with a minimum grade of D, students may elect to retake the class when the grade is below C, but this is not required. Note that it is the LAST grade, NOT the best grade that counts when a student retakes a class.

  • For courses with a minimum grade of C, students must retake the class when the grade is below C.