With the exception of transfer credits, credits used to meet graduate degree requirements must meet minimum grade requirements as indicated below.

TYPE OF COURSE CREDIT REQUIRED GRADE / DESIGNATION
Required Courses For most graduate programs, the required grade is C or above. However, some programs do not accept C grades for required courses. Students should check with their graduate programs. A student who receives a D or an F for a required course must repeat the course.
Elective Courses C or above, or Cr (credit), if the course offers only the Cr/NC option.
Courses for making up undergraduate deficiencies C or above, or Cr (credit), at the discretion of the graduate program
Thesis 700, Dissertation 800 NG (no grade) grade is assigned until the thesis or dissertation is submitted, S (satisfactory) grade will be awarded upon graduation.
Directed Reading/Research (699) C or above,or Cr (credit), at the discretion of the graduate program
Courses with only the Cr/NC grading option Cr