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Probation


Overview

Graduate students are subject to the following probation and disqualification criteria for administrative-academic deficiencies.

 


 

Probation

 

General Criteria for Probation

  • Withdrawal from all or a substantial portion of courses for which they registered in two successive quarters or in any three quarters.

  • Repeated failure to progress toward a stated degree or program objective when such failure is within their control.

  • Failure to comply, after due notice, with a routine academic requirement or regulation.

Probation of Classified Graduate Students

  • Classified graduate students whose grade point average in course work on their masterís degree program falls below B (3.0) will be placed on scholastic probation. 

  • Classified graduate students whose grade point average falls below B(3.0) in all courses completed subsequent to admission to the program are subject to scholastic probation. 

Probation of Conditionally Classified Graduate Students

  • Conditionally classified graduate students whose grade point average in course work on their masterís degree program falls below B(3.0) will be placed on scholastic probation. 

  • Conditionally classified graduate students whose grade point average  falls below B(3.0) in all units completed subsequent to becoming conditionally classified are subject to scholastic probation.

Notice is given in writing of the conditions for administrative-academic probation, as well as circumstances that would lead to disqualification should probation conditions not be rectified.

 


 

Disqualification 

 

Disqualification of Classified Graduate Students

  • If after being placed on scholastic probation the students do not raise their average to B (3.0) after completion of 16 units or two quarters in residence, whichever comes later, they will be disqualified from pursuing the masterís degree program in which they were classified.

  • Classified graduate students whose grade point average falls more than nine grade points below B(3.0) will be disqualified from pursuing the masterís degree program in which they were classified. 

Disqualification of Conditionally Classified Students

  • If after being placed on scholastic probation the conditionally classified students do not raise their average to B (3.0) after completion of 16 units or two quarters in residence, whichever comes later, or if they fail to achieve a B(3.0) in their qualifying courses, they will be disqualified from the masterís degree program in which they were conditionally classified.


 

Disqualified Students

  • Students disqualified for scholarship deficiency may not enroll in any regular quarter at Cal State L.A. without permission from the appropriate school graduate dean and may be denied admission to other educational programs operated or sponsored by the campus.

  • If disqualified from a masterís degree program, students may be admitted to another program only on the recommendation of the new major department or division concerned and with the approval of the appropriate school graduate dean.

  • Students enrolled in graduate degree programs, credential programs, and post-baccalaureate credit certificate programs are not eligible for Academic Renewal.

 


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