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CR/NC Grading Accepted by Program

Academic Year 2020-2021

Below is a description of what courses may be taken with CR/NC grading basis, by major for Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021. 

  • All lower division and non-major courses (upper and lower division) are approved to accept CR grades, with one exception for Nursing (see table below)
  • All F grades, regardless of level, will be changed to NC automatically at the end of the semester 

To determine if your upper division major class this semester will accept a grade of CR, locate your major in the table below and view the list of eligible courses and/or notes. Click on these links to view classes in your minor or graduate program.  

List of Major Programs

  • American Indian Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Anthropology

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Art, Media, and Design

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Biochemistry

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Biological Sciences

    Permitted

    • Any course taken to complete a GE requirement or university graduation requirement (that does not also fulfill an upper division major requirement) may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
    • Any lower division major course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes BIOL 200-level, CHEM 150/150L, CHEM 160, CHEM 201/201L, MATH 160, PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 205, PHYS 206

     Not Permitted

    • No upper division major classes may be taken CR/NC; this includes BIOL 351 and above, CS 311, CHEM 341, CHEM 351, CHEM 401, CHEM 404, MATH 362, MATH 374, MATH 441

     

    Please note: if you request a grade of CR/NC in courses listed above, the request will be denied and you will receive an email notification.

  • Biotechnology

    Permitted

    • Any course taken to complete a GE requirement or university graduation requirement (that does not also fulfill an upper division major requirement) may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
    • Any lower division major course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes BIOL 200-level, CHEM 150/150L, CHEM 160, CHEM 201/201L, MATH 132, PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 205, PHYS 206, PSYC 100, ACCT 201, ACCT 202

     Not Permitted

    • No upper division major classes may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes BIOT 355 and above, BIOL 351 and above, CHEM 341, CHEM 351, MGMT 302, MGMT 452, MIS 302, MKTG 302, OM 305, OM 406, OM 428, OM, 441, OM 442

     

    Please note: if you request a grade of CR/NC in courses listed above, the request will be denied and you will receive an email notification.

  • Business Administration

    Permitted

    • Any course taken to complete a GE requirement or university graduation requirement (that does not also fulfill an upper division major requirement) may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
    • Any lower division major course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes ACCT 201, ACCT 202, BUS 202, BUS 203, BUS 204, MATH 132, ECON 201, ECON 202
    • The following upper division major courses may be taken with CR/NC grading basis: Any 300-400 level ENTR course, any 300-400 level GBM course, any 300-400 level MKTG course, any 300-400 level MGMT course, BUS 442, BUS 444, ECON 301, ECON 302, ECON 303

    Not Permitted

    • The following upper division major courses may not be taken with CR/NC grading basis: any 300-400 level ACCT, FIN, MIS, OM class, as well as BUS 300, BUS 302, BUS 322, BUS 324, BUS 495

     

    Note for Pre-Business students: for purposes of the Business application, a limit of 2 CR grades will be excluded from the GPA calculation for your core Business coursework. Any additional CR grades will be calculated as a grade of "C" (2.0)

  • Chemistry

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Child and Adolescent Development

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Communication

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Computer Science

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Criminology and Justice Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Economics

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Electrical Engineering

    Permitted

    • Any course taken to complete a GE requirement or university graduation requirement (that does not also fulfill a major requirement) may be taken with CR/NC grading basis

     Not Permitted

    • The following courses may not be taken with CR/NC grading basis: EE 180-1, EE 180-2, EE 280

     

    Please note: if you request a grade of CR/NC in courses listed above, the request will be denied and you will receive an email notification.

  • Environmental Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Ethnic Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Global Studies

    Permitted

    • Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis, with one exception (listed below)

    Not Permitted 

    • GBST 400
  • History

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Human Development

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Kinesiology

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Liberal Studies

    Permitted

    • Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis, with two exceptions (listed below)

     Not Permitted (for Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP) and Elementary Subject Option)

    • The following major courses may not be taken with CR/NC grading basis: EDUC 350 and EDUC 364

     

    Note for any student, regardless of major/option, who is considering the Credential program: a grade of CR will not be accepted to meet pre-requisite requirements in EDUC 350, 364, 422

     Please note: if you request a grade of CR/NC in courses listed above, the request will be denied and you will receive an email notification.

  • Literature and Writing Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Mathematics

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Media Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Music

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Nursing

    Permitted

    • Any course taken to complete a GE requirement or university graduation requirement (that does not also fulfill a major requirement) may be taken with CR/NC grading basis

     Not Permitted

    • No courses with the NURS pre-fix may be taken CR/NC
  • Physics (Applied)

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Political Science

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Psychological Sciences

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Social Sciences

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Sociology

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Software Engineering

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Spanish

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Speech-Language Pathology

    Permitted

    • Any course taken to complete a GE requirement or university graduation requirement (that does not also fulfill a major requirement) may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
    • Lower division (100-200 level) SLP courses may be taken CR/NC

     Not Permitted

    • No upper division (300-400 level) courses with the SLP pre-fix may be taken CR/NC
  • Theatre

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Wildfire Science and the Urban Interface

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Visual and Performing Arts: Arts & Technology Option

    Any course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis

List of Minor Programs 

  • American Indian Studies

     Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Anthropology

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Art History

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Arts and Technology

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Biological Sciences

    Permitted

    • Any lower division minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes 200-level BIOL courses, CHEM 150/150L

     Not Permitted

    • BIOL 351, BIOL 352, BIOL 353, BIOL 354
  • Business Administration

    Permitted

    • ACCT 201, BUS 204, MGMT 302, MKTG 302, BUS 442

    Not Permitted

    • BUS 302, FIN 302, MIS 302, OM 302
  • Chemistry

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Cognitive Science

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Communication

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Computer Science

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Criminology and Justice Studies

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Critical Intercultural Communication

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Dance

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Economics

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Education Studies

    Permitted

    • Minor elective courses may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes: EDUC 374, EDUC 380, EDUC 381, EDUC 400, EDUC 496, KINE 310, LBST 307, LING 351, MATH 210, MUSC 324, SOC 317, SPAN 421, TA 300, VPA 321

    Not permitted

    • EDUC 350, EDUC 364 and EDUC 422 may not be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Electronics

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Ethnic Studies

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Film Studies

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • French

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Geography

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • German

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Global Business Management

    Permitted

    • BUS 204, MGMT 302, MGMT 461, MGMT 474

    Not Permitted

    • BUS 302, GBM 425, GBM 427, GBM 428, GBM 430, GBM 481-484
  • Global Studies

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • History

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Linguistics

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Literature and Writing Studies

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Management Information Systems

    Permitted

    • BUS 204 

    Not Permitted

    • No upper division MIS minor courses may be taken for CR/NC
  • Management

    Permitted

    • All MGMT minor courses, BUS 204

    Not Permitted

    • ENTR 320, ENTR 421, GBM 427
  • Marketing

    Permitted

    • All MKTG minor courses, BUS 204

    Not Permitted

    • ENTR 420
  • Mathematics

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Music Technology

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Philosophy

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Physics

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Political Science

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Psychological Science

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Quantitative Biology and Biostatistics

    Permitted

    • Any lower division minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis; this includes 200-level BIOL courses, CHEM 150/150L

    Not Permitted

    • BIOT 358, BIOL 358, 365, 420, 502, 531, 532, 533, 535, MATH 448, PHYS 440
  • Social Sciences

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Sociology

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Spanish

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Supply Chain Management

    Permitted

    • BUS 204

    Not Permitted

    • OM 305, OM 428, OM 441, OM 442, OM 406, BUS 324
  • Theatre

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Video/Film Production

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Visual and Performing Arts

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Visual Arts

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis
  • Women’s Studies

    Any minor course may be taken with CR/NC grading basis

List of Graduate Programs 


Last updated: 03/12/2021

 

Questions?

Please visit the Credit/No Credit Grading website for more information, the options available, and how to request the grade change.

If you are unclear or need to discuss all of your grade options, please contact Academic Advising. Advisors are available to help you. You can email an Advisor or schedule a Virtual Advising appointment. Visit the Virtual Academic Advising website for more information.

 Contact Alejandra Sanchez if you have other questions or need more information regarding the list of programs eligible for a grade of credit listed on this website, or visit the FAQ webpage.