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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

The long course,   pp. 196-200 PDF (1.5 MB)

Page 199

RULES AND REGULATIONS                                           199
   Although the rules are, in general, the same for all students in agriculture,
there are a
 few exceptions. Students who entered college before September 1, 1939, are
governed by
 rules slightly different from those prevailing where students entered after
September 1, 1939.
 In the rules given under the following three sub-headings, namely: Requirements
for Grad-
 uation, Minimum and Maximum Study Loads, ard Promotions, the statements
are applicable
 to all students. Figures shown in parentheses ( ) are the only exceptions
and they apply
 to students who entered college before September 1, 1939, only.
   Requirements for Graduation-i-Completion of the required courses as indicated
on pages
 197 and 200. 2-A total of 124 (133)" credits and 124 (133)" grade-points.
3-No unsatisfied
 failures, conditions, or incompletes. 4-An average of one grade-point per
credit during the
 last two semesters of work. 5-A major of 15 to 25 credits in a department
or a split
 major of 25 or more credits of suitably related work in two or more departments.
Not more
 than 25 elective credits in one department may count toward graduation.
6-A  minimum of
 20 (24)- elective, or non-required, credits outside the College of Agriculture.
7-A minimum
 of 45 (50)^ credits including required, optional, major and elective courses
within the College
 of Agriculture; and 8-After March 1, 1943, a minimum grade-point average
of 1.5 in all
 courses taken in agriculture.
 Minimum and Maximum Study Loads-Each student is required to take class and
 work totaling from 12 (12)' to 17 (18)^ credits per semester, including
freshman lectures
 and the military science or physical activity requirement as required of
all freshmen. (See
 preceding page.) A student desiring to take less than 12 (12)" or more
than 17 (18)1
 credits must get permission in advance from the Executive Committee of the
 Promotions-A student becomes a sophomore on the completion of 25 (26)"
credits and
 25 (26)* grade-points; a junior on the completion of 58 (60)* credits and
58 (60)" grade-
 points; and a senior on the completion of 88 (95)* credits and 88 (95)"
 Course Restrictions-(1) Freshmen and sophomores are not permitted to enroll
in courses
 numbered 100 or above; undergraduates may not take courses numbered 200
or above. (2)
 Undergraduates below the rank of senior, excepting juniors who are eligible
for advanced
 independent work, are not permitted to carry topical work.   (3) Undergraduates
may not
 receive credit for more than two semesters of seminar in a single department.
 Advisers-After completing the freshman year, a student in agriculture may
select any
 member of the agricultural teaching staff to be his adviser. The student
reserves the right
 to change his adviser at any time after the completion of the semester and
before beginning
 the next one. However, when the student is a senior his adviser must be
a member of the
 department in which the student is majoring.
 Quality of Work-To remain in good scholastic standing, a student is expected
to maintain
 a minimum average of C (1.0) in all of the subjects which he is taking.
After March 1,
 1943, students, to be recommended for graduation, must have a minimum grade-point
 of 1.5 in all courses taken in agriculture.
 Failures-Unless he is excused from doing so by the Executive Committee,
any student who
 receives a grade of "fail", indicated by "F", must remove
the failure by repeating the subject
 and securing a passing grade as soon as the subject is again offered during
the period such
 student is in residence at the University. A course that has been failed
shall take precedence
 over other courses in being fitted into the student's study schedule when
it is next offered.
 A failure cannot be removed by correspondence study or by repeating the
subject at another
 collegiate institution.
 Conditions-A student who receives a grade of "condition", indicated
by "E", may convert
 it to a passing grade by passing a special examination during the next semester
he is in
 residence at the University. Otherwise the grade will lapse into a failure
which must be
 removed as specified above.
 Incompletes-A student who receives an "incomplete", shown as "Inc".
must complete the
 subject not later than the close of the semester in which it is again offered
during the
 student's residence at the University. If not so completed, the grade for
the subject will
 lapse into a failure unless the time for completion has been extended by
the Executive
 Change of Schedule-Any change in the student's schedule. however small or
 insignificant, must be requested by the student's going to his adviser,
indicating his request.
 and securing his adviser's approval on the proper forms, and taking the
forms to the assistant
 dean's office where the Executive Committee will either approve or reject
the request. Anv
 course dropped without the permission of the Executive Committee will be
recorded as a
 "fail", and must be removed in the same manner as any other failure,
as specified above.
 Thesis-The undergraduate thesis when required as part of the major requirement,
 consist of no more and no less than four credits.
 Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Courses-Courscs taken outside the College
as a part
of the major are not considered as a portion of the 45 (50)' credits required
in the College
of Agriculture. Courses taught in departments outside the College of Agriculture,
listed in departments of the College of Agriculture, are not to be considered
as part of the
45 (50)" required credits. Courses given by staff members of the Forest
Products Laboratory.
approved by the College of Agriculture, shall be considered as agricultural.
 Credits in
Education 75 may be counted toward graduation only by those students who
complete the
requirements for the university teachers' certificate.
  * Figures in parentheses ( ) apply to students in agriculture who entered
College before
  September 1, 1939.

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