Majors and Minors Impacted by Pass-Fail Policy

  • Pass-Fail Policy is a temporary policy in effect for fall 2020 and spring 2021.
  • Faculty will still assign a normal letter grade (A-E) at the end of the semester.
  • Students will have the option to change the posted grade to a P/F for a maximum of two classes.
  • Academic programs will be communicating with their majors/minors regarding how this temporary policy change should be considered in relation to program requirements.

Pass/Fail FAQ

 

Majors and minors where any course can be taken pass/fail

Majors

  • American Studies Major – B.A. Degree
  • Applied Mathematical Economics Major – B.S. Degree - Fall 2020
  • Art Major – B.A. Studio, Art History, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interaction Design Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Art Major – B.F.A. Graphic Design Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Art Major – B.F.A. Studio Art Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Art Major – B.F.A. Interaction Design Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Biochemistry Major – B.S. Degree
  • Biology Major – B.A. Degree
  • Biology Major – B.S. Degree
  • Business Administration – B.S. Degree Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Career and Technical Educator Preparation (all majors) – B.S. Degree
  • Career and Technical Educator Preparation BS Degree - Agricultural Education (7-12) Major
  • Career and Technical Educator Preparation BS Degree - Family and Consumer Sciences Education (7-12) Major
  • Career and Technical Educator Preparation BS Degree - Health Careers Education (7-12) Major
  • Career and Technical Educator Preparation BS Degree - Technical Education (7-12) Major
  • Career and Technical Educator Preparation BS Degree - Trade Education (7-12) Major
  • Chemistry Major – B.A. Degree
  • Chemistry Major – B.S. Degree
  • Cinema and Screen Studies Major – B.A. Degree
  • Communication Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Communication and Social Interaction Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Creative Writing Major – B.A. Degree
  • Economics Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020
  • English Major – B.A. Degree
  • Gender and Women’s Studies Major – B.A. Degree
  • Geochemistry Major – B.S. Degree
  • Geology Major – B.A. Degree
  • Geology Track I Geology Major - B.S. Degree
  • Geology Track II Environmental Earth Science - B.S. Degree
  • Global and International Studies Major – B.A. Degree
  • Human Resource Management Major – B.S. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Language and International Trade Major – B.A. Degree
  • Linguistics Major – B.A. Degree
  • Marketing Major – B.S. Degree Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Meteorology Major – B.S. Degree
  • Operations Management & Information Systems Major – B.S. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics - BA Degree
  • Physics Major – B.A. Degree
  • Physics Major – B.S. Degree
  • Philosophy-Psychology Joint Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Political Science Major – B.A. Degree
  • Psychology Major – B.A. Degree as well as the undergraduate courses in any five-year program involving Psychology - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Sociology Major - B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Technology Management Major – B.S. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Zoology Major – B.S. Degree

Minors

  • African/African-American Studies Minor
  • Applied Statistics Minor
  • Art History Minor
  • Art Minor
  • Arts Management Minor
  • Astronomy Minor
  • Athletic Coaching Minor
  • Audio Design and Production Minor
  • Biology Minor
  • Business Administration Minor
  • Business Analytics Minor
  • Chemistry Minor
  • Cognitive Science Minor
  • Communication Minor - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Communication and Social Interaction Minor - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Computer Science Minor
  • Creative Writing Minor
  • Digital Humanities Minor
  • Economics Minor - Fall 2020
  • English Minor - Fall 2020
  • Entrepreneurship Minor
  • Expressive Arts Therapy Minor
  • Gender and Women’s Studies Minor
  • Geology Minor
  • Gerontology Minor
  • Global and International Studies Minor
  • Graphic Design Minor (21 cr)
  • Health Science Minor
  • History Minor
  • Human Development Minor
  • Illustration Minor
  • Information Science Minor
  • International Business Minor
  • Journalism Minor
  • Linguistics Minor
  • Live Event Design Minor
  • Logic Minor
  • Mathematics Minor
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor
  • Native American Studies Minor
  • Nutrition Minor
  • Peace and Conflict Studies Minor
  • Philosophy Minor
  • Photography Minor
  • Physics Minor
  • Political Science Minor
  • Psychology Minor
  • Sales Minor
  • Sociology Minor
  • Sports Studies Minor
  • Sustainability Studies Minor
  • Technology Minor
  • Theatre Minor
  • Zoology Minor
Majors and minors where some of the courses can be taken pass/fail
  • Anthropology Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
    Only ANT 410 needs to be C- or better
  • Applied Mathematics Major – B.S. Degree
    200-LEVEL or lower courses need to be C- or better
  • Cognitive Science Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
    All core courses need to be C- or better
  • Cognitive Science Major – B.S. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
    All core courses need to be C- or better
  • Computer Science Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
    All core and cognates need to be C- or better
  • Computer Science Major – B.S. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
    All core and cognates need to be C- or better
  • Criminal Justice / Public Justice - B.A. Degree
    A grade of C- or better must be earned in each core course.
  • Information Science Major – B.A. Degree - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
    All core and cognates need to be C- or better
  • Mathematics Major – B.A. Degree
    200-LEVEL or lower courses need to be C- or better
  • Philosophy Major – B.A. Degree
    A grade of C- or better is required in each of the nin core requirements
  • Software Engineering Major - B.S. Degree - Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
    All core and cognates need to be C- or better
  • French Major - B.A. Degree
    The following courses need to be C- or better: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351
  • German Major - B.A. Degree
    The following courses need to be C- or better: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351
  • Spanish Major – B.A. Degree
    The following courses need to be C- or better: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351

Minors

  • Anthropology
    Only ANT 410 needs to be C- or better all other courses in the major can be Pass-Fail
  • Criminal Justice / Public Justice
    A grade of C- or better must be earned in each core course
  • French
    The following courses need to be C- or better: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351
  • German
    The following courses need to be C- or better: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351
  • Spanish
    The following courses need to be C- or better: 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 351
  • Music
    A grade of C- or better must be earned in all core courses credited toward the minor
Majors and minors where none of their courses can be taken pass/fail

Majors

  • Accounting Major – B.S. Degree
  • Adolescence Education 7-12 Major – B.S. Degree
  • Biology/General Science Extension for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Broadcasting and Mass Communication Major – B.A. Degree as well as the undergraduate courses in any five-year program Broadcasting and Mass Communication/Master of Business Administration
  • Chemistry/General Science Extension for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Childhood Education 1-6 Major – B.S. Degree
  • Earth Sciences/General Science Extension for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Major - B.S. Degree
  • English Concentration for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Finance Major – B.S. Degree
  • French Concentration for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • German Concentration for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • History Major – B.A. Degree
  • Human Development Major - B.A. Degree
  • Journalism Major – B.A. Degree
  • Mathematics for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Music (Audio Recording & Production) - B.A. Degree
  • Music Major – B.A. Degree
  • Physics/General Science Extension for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Public Accounting–B.S./M.B.A.
  • Public Relations Major – B.A. Degree
  • Risk Management and Insurance Major - B.S. Degree
  • Social Studies Concentration for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Spanish Concentration for Adolescence Education 7-12 Major
  • Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages Major – B.S. Degree
  • Technology Education All Grades Major – B.S. Degree
  • Theatre Major – B.A. Degree
  • Wellness Management - B.S. Degree

Minors

  • Accounting
  • Biocultural Anthropology
  • Dance
  • Forensic Science
  • French Culture Studies
  • German Culture Studies
  • Italian Culture Studies
  • Museum Studies