Johnson University Standardized Grading Scale


Letter Grade
Grade Scale
Description
A
97-100
Excellent. Clearly stands out. Unusually sharp insight. Initiates thoughtful questions. Sees multiple sides of an issue. Speaks and writes logically and clearly. Integrates ideas from previous courses and other disciplines. Anticipates the next step in progression of ideas. Accomplishes significantly more than the minimum requirements. Work is of the highest quality.
A-
94-96
B+
91-93
Good. Displays a strong grasp of all subject matter and an above average understanding of all basic concepts. An active listener and participant in class discussions. Accomplishes more than the minimum requirements. Work is of high quality.
B
87-90
B-
84-86
C+
81-83
Fair.Displays a satisfactory comprehension of subject matter and a general understanding of all basic concepts. Accomplishes the minimum requirements. Oral and written communication skills consistent with those expected of a university student.
C
77-80
C-
74-76
D+
71-73
Poor. Quality and quantity of work are below average and barely acceptable.
D
68-70
D-
65-67
F
0-64
Failing. Quality and/or quantity of work are unacceptable.