Non-Petitionable Policies & Academic Requirements
The following policies and requirements cannot be petitioned for an exception.
- All baccalaureate degrees require completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours.
- A student must earn at least 25% of the degree requirements at Charlotte. This would be 30 hours for most 120-hour degree programs.
- Students must earn an overall and major grade point average of 2.0 to graduate.
- If a program requires an overall GPA that is higher than a 2.0, a petition may be submitted to reduce the overall GPA requirement, but it may not be reduced below 2.0.
- Undergraduate students may replace up to two courses (maximum of 8 credit hours) for grade replacement
- A student whose cumulative GPA is below a 2.0 is placed on academic probation. This status is noted on the student's permanent academic record and continues until the next evaluation opportunity. A student may not petition to have the standing removed from their record.
- Students are assigned registration times according to student classification and cumulative hours earned. Students may not petition for an earlier registration time.
- Students cannot use forgiveness or grade replacement AFTER their degree has been awarded.