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Grading System


Major Examinations

Preliminary, Mid-term, Pre-Final, and Final Examinations are given periodically every regular semester to undergraduate students. However, Mid-term and Final Examination are given periodically to students in the College of Graduate Studies in each regular semester and during summer period, whereas the same number of examinations are given to the undergraduate students only during the summer period.

Grading System

The school adheres to the following grading system with the equivalent in rating in the academic performance of the college students.

1.0…………98-100 2.1…………84
1.1…………96-97 2.2…………83
1.2…………94-95 2.3…………82
1.3…………92-93 2.4…………81
1.4…………91 2.5…………80
1.5…………90 2.6…………79
1.6…………89 2.7…………78
1.7…………88 2.8…………77
1.8…………87 2.9…………76
1.9…………86 3.0…………75
2.0…………85 5.0…………Failed

In as much as it is the institutional policy that no Incomplete (Inc.) and No Grade(NG) is given to a student in the final rating, therefore, the acceptable final rating shall only be Passed, Failed or dropped.

GRADING SYSTEM OF THE CGS

1. The College of Graduate Studies shall follow the Averaging System. There are two grading periods every semester: Midterm and Final Examination.

2. The College adopts the grading system below:
1.0…………99-100
1.1…………97-98
1.2…………95-96
1.3…………93-94
1.4…………91-2
1.5…………89-90
1.6…………87-88
1.7…………85-86
3. For a student to be allowed to continue studying in the master’s degree he enrolled in, he must not have a grade lower the 1.7.

PREREQUISITE SUBJECTS

Any subject taken and completed without complying the prescribed prerequisite subjects shall not be credited.

Simultaneous enrollment in sequential subjects may be allowed only for a valid reason and upon approval of the Dean of the College where the student is enrolled and with the required certification and verification of the School Registrar.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A candidate for graduation must satisfy the following requirements:
  • 1. Application for graduation through the prescribed form filed at the Registrar’s Office during his last term in school;
  • 2. School records must be complete and in order at the time of the application and final evaluation of credits;
  • 3. Residence of least one year in the school or completion of at least 72 units in the curriculum enrolled in;
  • 4. Clearance from all money, property and administrative accountabilities.

SCHOOL HONORS AND AWARDS

1. Graduation Honors and Awards

As provided for in the Manual of Regulations for Private Higher Education, specifically Article XXIII, Section 112, the school, through its Academic Council, hereby promulgates its own set of rules and regulations for determining graduation honors and awards for the collegiate and Graduate Studies

1.1. Graduation Honors and Awards for College

The graduation honors and awards of the collegiate level shall be based on the following guidelines duly recognized by all the Academic Deans and Department Heads of Samar College.

1.1.1. Graduation Honors.

This honor shall be awarded to graduating college students who obtained the general weighted average (GWA) in their academic subjects, to wit:

  • Summa Cum Laude. This honor shall be awarded only to the student who obtained a general weighted average (GWA) of 1.00 to 1.20 (or 95%-100%) based on all the subjects (General Education Curriculum Subjects, Professional Subjects, and Major Subjects) taken in his program of study, with no grade in any major and professional subjects below 1.30( or 93%).
  • Magna Cum Laude. This honor shall be awarded only to the student who obtained a general weighted average (GWA) of 1.21 to 1.30 (or 92% to 94%) based on all the subjects (General Education Curriculum Subjects, Professional Subjects, and Major Subjects) taken in his program of study, with no grade in any major and professional subjects below 1.50( or 90%).
  • Cum Laude. This honor shall be awarded only to the student who obtained a general weighted average (GWA) of 1.31 to 1.50 (or 90% to 92%) based on all the subjects (General Education Curriculum Subjects, Professional Subjects, and Major Subjects) taken in his program of study, with no grade in any major and professional subjects below 2.0 ( or 85%).
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