I seem to be in a bit of a Jam. I’m currently enrolled in 3 English courses this semester and with the upcoming deadline for dropping courses approaches on the 19th of November I’ve decided that I want to drop EngB05. I did it last summer but I ended up failing it and listed it under the credit no credit option so it’s listed as no credit on my transcript. Also I’m not doing so well in the other courses and might probably fail them both. I’m aware that if I drop one my 3 courses my status will probably change to part time but what are the possible repercussions of that? Also would it be wise to simply select the credit no credit option for the other two courses just as a precaution? and if I do would my cgpa for this semester simply be a 0.00 because I dropped B05 and failed both courses?
i guess the major repercussions in this case kind of depend on your other courses. if you had dropped these three english courses before november 19th and you were not in any other courses, there wouldn’t really be any academic consequences. it would just mean you wouldn’t have a GPA for this semester and your fee situation might change.
if you dropped them all after the deadline, you’d just have a bunch of LWDs on your transcript, which wouldn’t affect your GPA, but would require some explaining in future grad/professional school applications.
if you failed two courses and dropped one, however, your sessional GPA would be a combination of those failing grades (and the grades in any other courses you took this semester). and if your CGPA drops below 1.60 after that, that means that you would go on academic probation.
academic probation means that you have one semester to raise your GPA above a 1.60, or you’ll be put on suspension. if you are put on probation (you’ll receive an e-mail about it, and it’ll be noted on your transcript), then you have one semester to raise your GPA above a 1.60 before being suspended.
if you do go on probation, i’d recommend you find some time to talk to your registrar’s office about it before starting next semester, so you go in with the best possible chance of getting out of probation.
best of luck,