Faculty members determine grading standards for all grades within individual courses. This information can be found on the course syllabus.
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Students are graded under this system in all required general education courses, most electives, and all courses taken to meet major requirements.
In some situations grades of "S" (Satisfactory) and "U" (Unsatisfactory) are used. The "S" grade is understood to be the equivalent of at least a 'C." Most experiential education courses, Maryville College Life Enrichment Program projects, and all internships and practica are graded on this basis. At the student's option, one elective course each year may be graded "S" or "U." Students must notify the course instructor and Registrar in writing within the first week of class meetings if they elect to take a course for a "S" or "U."
In the following exceptional circumstances these grades are given: