You may repeat a course once in order to replace a course grade of C or below. The original and second grade will remain on your academic record (official transcripts), but the second grade that you receive will be used in figuring your grade point average (GPA). A "W" will not replace a previous grade. In order to get the adjusted GPA, you must repeat the course at Ball State University. You cannot transfer in a new grade from another college or university because only passing credits will transfer to Ball State University.
If it is necessary to take a course to meet program requirements, you may do so as many times as necessary. However, all grades except the first one received in any course you repeat will be used in computing your GPA. Your academic record (official transcripts) will show all grades that you received, but a notation will indicate that a course was repeated. The credits for the course will count only once toward your graduation requirements. Your college may limit course repetitions even further. You should become familiar with your college's policies. The university is not obligated to offer courses so that a student can repeat them.
Graduate School Policy
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