Retention Policy in Accountancy

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RETENTION POLICY

To raise the University's academic standards, the University Academic Council has deemed it necessary to provide for each college a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) which students must maintain.

GUIDELINES FOR SCHOLASTIC DELINQUENCY

I. Warning

A student who, in any given semester, obtains failing grades or a mark of “D” in 25 percent (25%) to 49 percent (49%) of the total number of academic units enrolled in, shall be warned by the Dean to improve his grades and shall be required to enroll and pass the failed subjects in the next semester, and to report to the Guidance and Counseling Office for counseling.

II. Probation

Students shall be placed under probation in the next semester of enrollment under any of the following conditions:

A) They had failing grades or a mark of “D” in 50 percent (50%) or 75 percent (75%) of the total number of units enrolled in a given semester.

B) They had failing grades or a mark of “D” in 25 percent (25%) to 49 percent (49%) of the total number of academic units rolled in for two consecutive semesters.

C) They did not comply with the other requirements imposed on them during their “warning” status.

A student placed under probation shall be given a limited academic load, as determined by the Dean, and shall be required to enroll in the failed subjects in the next semester. A student on probation shall be released only upon passing all subjects enrolled in during his/her period of probation.

III. Dismissal

A student who, in any given semester, obtains failing grades or a mark of “D” in more than 75 percent (75%) of the total number of academic units enrolled in shall be dismissed from the College. He/She may be allowed to re-enroll in the succeeding semester only after securing due clearance from the Dean.

A College may impose its own retention policy, provided the requirements shall not be lower than those prescribed by the University. Special Proviso

A student who is...
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