Program Completion Requirements for Master of Science in Applied Data Science

  • Successful completion of all credit and non-credit courses in the first and second years of the program as listed in the Academic Program
  • Successful completion of Industrial Practicums I and II
  • A minimum of 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) by the end of the program

Graduate Grading System

The acceptable letter grades and corresponding grade points for grade point average (GPA) calculations are as follows. All grades except IN (Incomplete), NGR (No Grade Reported), W (Withdrawn), and XX (Audit) are used in calculating a student’s GPA. Graduate students must maintain a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average to be eligible to earn a degree.

Letter Grade Grade Points
A 4.00
A- 3.70
B+ 3.30
B 3.00
B- 2.70
C+ 2.30
C 2.00
C- 1.70
F 0.00
IN Incomplete (not calculated)
NGR No grade reported (not calculated)
W Withdrawn (not calculated)
XX Audit (not calculated)

Non-credit earning courses will receive a Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory, rather than a letter grade.