A grade of B– or higher must be earned to receive credit for any upper-level undergraduate course (300 level) that has been approved to count toward the graduate degree. A minimum grade point average of 2.500 is required to graduate. Some programs may have a higher minimum graduation grade point average. A grade of D+ or D is unacceptable for graduate credit, and if earned in a required course, the course must be repeated or substituted as directed by the director of the graduate program. D+ or D grades remain on the academic record and are calculated into the cumulative grade point average.