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​Pass/Fail Grading in Majors

As stated in the Pass/Fail Policy, most departments do not allow students to switch their required major and minor courses to pass/fail; however, the following majors and minors will allow students to take certain courses pass/fail, after getting the necessary approvals (advisor, instructor, department chair) as stated in the policy.

Art History Minor
Art Minor
Art: Graphic Design Emphasis, B.F.A.
Art: Studio Art Emphasis, B.A.
Art: Three-Dimensional Emphasis, B.F.A.
Art: Two-Dimensional Emphasis, B.F.A.
​Biomedical Writing Minor (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
Child Life Specialist Preparation Certificate
Child, Youth & Family Studies Minor
​Creative Writing Minor (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
Criminal Justice Minor
​Early Childhood Education, B.S. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Minor for Teachers (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Early Childhood Undergraduate Certificate (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Elementary Education, B.S. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​English Minor (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​English Minor for Elementary Education Majors (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​English Minor for Teacher Certification (Secondary) (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​English: Literature, B.A. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​English: Teacher Certification, B.A. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​English: Writing, Editing, and Publishing, B.A. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Environmental Ethics Certificate (Fall 2020 only)
Family and Consumer Sciences: Child Life & Family Studies Option, B.S.
Family and Consumer Sciences: Teacher Education Option, B.S.
Financial Literacy Certificate
Graphic Design, B.F.A.
​Health Education Minor (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
Health Promotion and Wellness, B.S.
Health Science Education Certificate
Health Science: Health Care Administration Option, B.S.
Health Science: Pre-Athletic Training Option, B.S.
Health Science: Pre-Occupational Therapy Option, B.S.
Health Science: Pre-Physical Therapy Option, B.S.
​Language Study Interdisciplinary Certificate (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Medieval and Renaissance Studies Interdisciplinary Certificate (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Mentoring Certificate (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
Native American Studies Minor
​Philosophy, B.A. (Fall 2020 only)
​Philosophy, B.S. (Fall 2020 only)
​Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, B.A. (Fall 2020 only)
​Philosophy: Environmental Ethics, B.S. (Fall 2020 only)
​Philosophy: Religious Studies, B.A. (Fall 2020 only)
​Philosophy: Religious Studies, B.S. (Fall 2020 only)
​Philosophy Minor (Fall 2020 only)
​Physical Education for Teacher Certification (Early Childhood through Adolescence), B.S. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Professional Writing Minor (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Religious Studies Minor (Fall 2020 only)
Social Science in Health Minor
Social Work, B.A.
Social Work, B.S.
Sociology Minor
Sociology Minor for Teacher Certification
Sociology, B.A.
Sociology, B.S.
​Special Education Undergraduate Certificate (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Special Education, B.S. (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
​Special Educational Needs Minor for Teachers (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)
Sustainable Food and Nutrition, B.A.
Sustainable Food and Nutrition, B.A. + M.S. (3 + 2 Track)
​Women’s and Gender Studies Minor (Fall 2020/Spring 2021 only)

Programs that WILL NOT accept Pass grades except by special consideration by the Department Chair or Assistant Dean (as appropriate)

Accounting Minor
Accounting, B.S.
Applied Computing, B.S.
Applied Finance (AAS)
Applied Mathematics Minor
Aquaculture/Fish Culture Minor
Aquaponic Certificate Program
Astronomy Minor
Basic Second Language Proficiency Certificate
Bilingual-Bicultural Education Certificate Program
Biochemistry, B.S.
Biofuels Engineering Minor
Biology Minor
Biology, B.S.
Brewing Science Certificate
Business Administration Minor
Business Administration, B.S.
Business Economics, B.S.
Captive Wildlife Minor
Chemistry (ACS Certified), B.S.
Chemistry Minor
Chemistry: Teacher Certification, B.S.
Clinical Laboratory Science: Cytotechnology Option, B.S.
Clinical Laboratory Science: Histotechnology Option, B.S.
Clinical Laboratory Science: Medical Technology Option, B.S.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.S.
Communication Sciences and Disorders: Teacher Certification, B.S.
Computer Information Systems Minor
Computer Information Systems, B.A.
Computer Information Systems, B.S.
Conservation Biology Minor
Conservation Law Enforcement Minor
Credit Analysis Certificate
Dance Minor
Dance, B.A.
Data Analytics, B.S.
Dietetics, B.S.
Dietetics, B.S. + M.S. (4 + 1 Track)
Economics Minor
English as a Second Language Minor with K-12 Teacher Certification
English as a Second Language Minor without Teacher Certification
Environmental Communication Minor
Environmental Education and Interpretation Undergraduate Certificate
Environmental Education Minor for Elementary/Middle School
Environmental Education/Interpretation Minor
Environmental Studies Minor
Finance, B.S.
French Minor
French, B.A.
French: Teacher Certification, B.A.
German Minor
German, B.A.
German: Teacher Certification, B.A.
Health and Wellness Management, B.S.
Health Information Management and Technology, B.S.
History and Social Studies Education, B.A.
History and Social Studies Education, B.S.
History Minor
History, B.A.
History, B.S.
History: Race and Ethnicity, B.A.
History: Race and Ethnicity, B.S.
Instrumental Music Performance Certificate Program
Instrumental Music Repair Certificate Program
Instrumental Music Teaching Certificate
International Business Certificate
International Relations Certificate
International Resource Management Minor
International Studies Minor
International Studies, B.A.
Jazz Studies Minor
Life Science Certificate
Management, B.S.
Marketing, B.S.
Mathematics Minor
Mathematics Minor for Elementary Education
Mathematics Minor for Teacher Certification (Secondary/Middle)
Mathematics, B.S.
Mathematics: Actuarial Emphasis, B.S.
Mathematics: Teacher Certification (Secondary/Middle), B.S.
Museum Studies Minor
Music Education, B.M.
Music Jazz Studies, B.M.
Music Minor
Music Performance: Instrumental Emphasis, B.M.
Music Performance: Piano Emphasis, B.M.
Music Performance: Vocal Emphasis, B.M.
Music, B.A.
​Natural Science Broad-Field Minor
​Natural Science Broad-Field Minor for Elementary Education
​Natural Science: Earth Science Option for Teacher Certification, B.S.
​Natural Science: Life Science Option for Teacher Certification, B.S.
​Natural Science: Physical Science Option for Teacher Certification, B.S.
Neuroscience and Behavior Minor
Nursing (RN to BSN), B.S.N.
Peace Studies Minor
Physics and Engineering, B.S. Dual-Degree (3 + 2 Track)
Physics Minor
Physics, B.S.
Physics: Applied Electronics Emphasis, B.S.
Physics: Applied Mechanics Emphasis, B.S.
Physics: Teacher Certification, B.S.
Political Science Minor
Political Science, B.A.
Political Science, B.S.
Psychology Minor
Psychology Minor for Secondary Teacher Certification
Psychology, B.S.
Psychology: Human Services, B.S.
Public Administration and Policy Analysis Minor
Resource Management Minor
Resource Management: Conservation Law Enforcement, B.S.
Resource Management: Environmental Education and Interpretation, B.S.
Resource Management: Environmental Science and Management, B.S.
Resource Management: Natural Resource Planning Option, B.S.
Resource Management: Sustainability, B.S.
Resource Management: Wildland Fire Science, B.S.
Resource Management: Wildlife Education, B.S.
Social Studies Minor
Spanish Minor
Spanish, B.A.
Spanish: Teacher Certification, B.A.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Certificate for Teaching
Sustainable Energy Certificate Program
Sustainable Energy Minor
Web Development Minor
Web Development, B.A.
Web Development, B.S.
Wildlife Ecology and Management, B.S.
Wildlife Minor


Programs that WILL NOT accept Pass grades to satisfy requirements

Chemical Engineering, B.S.
Paper Science and Engineering, B.S.


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