Grading Rules – BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School

Grading Rules

All courses and seminars shall be evaluated by numerical grades unless departure from that general policy is approved by the Curriculum Committee.  Individual faculty members may determine whether to grade Directed Research on a numerical or pass/fail basis.  There will be a minimum grade of 1.6 for complete non-performance and a maximum grade of 4.0.

In a pass/fail graded offering, a student may receive a grade of pass, low pass, or fail.  Low pass will appear on the transcript at a grade of 2.7 per credit hour.  A fail will be recorded as a 1.6.

Law school grades are on a 4.0 scale using intervals of 0.1.  The presumptive top grade in each class shall be 4.0; the average required for graduation is 2.7; and the minimum grade for which credit will be given is 2.2.

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