The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is organized into projects. A student must master every project to earn the degree. Each project is comprised of specific competencies, associated assessments, and the resources needed for successful completion. At the conclusion of each subscription period a letter grade is reported for each project.
Each project, in part or in whole, corresponds to one or more competency areas. There are a fixed number of competency areas that comprise each degree and students must master all required projects for each competency area.
Student work is evaluated against a set of rubrics that are made available to students upon enrollment in any project.
|Mastered with Distinction||MD|
In Progress Grades
Students who demonstrate academic activity in an enrolled project by submitting at least one non-practice assessment for evaluation, but did not earn a grade of Mastery (M) or higher by the end of the subscription period, receive a grade of “PR” for the in-progress project. Practice assessments do not satisfy the requirement for PR grades.
Students who receive a grade of PR on a project have four additional subscription periods to master the project before receiving an F grade. While continuous enrollment in a project with a PR grade is not required, students must demonstrate progress towards mastery by re-enrolling in the project (retake) within six calendar months from the end of the subscription period for which the last PR grade was assigned. Beyond six months, there is no guarantee that the student’s prior work will carry forward into a new version of the project.
Students may not have more than five open projects with In-Progress status in any subscription period. Students who have five open projects may not register for additional projects until they complete one or more of the open projects.
Students who fail to pay their account balance in full or who have not completed the required Flex Check In (FCI) for each project in which they are enrolled will be administratively withdrawn after the 10th day of the subscription period (e.g. January 11th for a January subscription period). No grade will be assigned. Students who do not demonstrate educational engagement (defined as submission of one non-practice assessment) after the 10th day of the subscription period may be administratively withdrawn. A W grade will be assigned. Administrative withdrawals are not counted as an attempt by the student.
Students are encouraged to review the UW-Parkside Academic Catalog to become familiar with the policies applicable their program.