Credit Definitions

Credit Definitions

  • Attempt: The total number of credits in which a student has registered in a semester/session or cumulative basis.
  • Earn: The total number of credits earned toward graduation in a semester/session or cumulative basis.
  • Pass: The total number of credits passed toward graduation that do not factor into the semester/session or cumulative GPA.
  • Quality: The total number of credits earned toward graduation that factor into the semester/session or cumulative GPA.
  • Points: The total number of grade points earned in a semester/session or cumulative basis.

The following table indicates each grade variant at BYU–Idaho with its equivalent grade points:

One Credit of Equals Grade Points
A 4.0
A- 3.7
B+ 3.4
B 3.0
B- 2.7
C+ 2.4
C 2.0
C- 1.7
D+ 1.4
D 1.0
D- 0.7
F 0.0
UW 0.0
P *
I *
IP *
W *
NR *
T *

* Does not affect the GPA calculation, but may impact Satisfactory Academic Progress