Grade Point Average Required for Certification

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 28, 2003

Candidates for initial certification and for each additional area of endorsement, must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; both overall and in the content area.

The Office of Teacher Certification uses the following procedure to determine the eligibility of a candidate:

The GPA is computed by dividing total quality points by the total semester hours attempted. "Totals" includes all coursework attempted from all colleges attended.

POINTS ASSIGNED TO GRADES

A = 4.00
A- = 3.67
B+ = 3.33
B = 3.00
B- = 2.67
C+ = 2.33
C = 2.00
C- = 1.67
D+ = 1.33
D = 1.00
D- = .67
F = .00