Regardless of major, all SoC students must meet the following grade requirements:
- A maximum of ten courses with grades of C- or below and/or P/N may count towards the 42 credits required for the degree.
- Courses in the major department may not be taken for a P grade, regardless of whether the course is used toward the major requirements or as an elective.
- Grades of P or D may apply only to elective requirements; they may not count in either the major, minor or distribution requirement areas.
***Human Communication Science and Communications Studies have additional rules concerning grades; see the CSD and COMM ST major requirements for complete information.