Academic Progression Standards

Progression to Sophomore Standing

Students are required to earn the following to progress to sophomore standing:

  • A minimum of 25 semester hours of credit
  • A minimum overall GPA of 1.8
  • A minimum CS GPA of 1.8
  • A deficit in any of these criteria after two semesters of enrollment will lead to student dismissal from CCIS and Northeastern

Additional Academic Requirements

Students must fulfill these additional requirements:

  • Students are permitted two attempts to earn a minimum grade of C- in the following courses: CS1800, 2500, 2510, 2800
  • If a C- is not earned by the second attempt, a student will be dismissed from CCIS and Northeastern
  • If the following courses are required by the degree program, a minimum grade of C- is required: MATH 1341, 1342, 1340, 1231, 1251, 1252

Maintaining Good Standing

Students are required to fulfill the following to remain in good academic standing and progress:

  • A minimum of 12 SH in each full term semester (Fall or Spring)
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CS/IS courses
  • Students must maintain a minimum GPA of  2.0 for business courses in the combined CS and Business and IS and Business majors or will be dropped from the Business portion of their combined major

Academic Probation

  • Full-time students who fail to meet the criteria for good standing described above will be placed on academic probation effective for the following semester. The action will appear on the internal record, but not on the transcript.

Academic Dismissal

  • Students who remain on probation after two full-term academic semesters may be dismissed from the university.