(Updated) Concerns that should be considered for choosing Late-Drop or Pass/Fail grading

Date Posted: 
29 November, 2019

The University has just announced the “One-Off Arrangement for Late-drop and Pass/Fail Grading Options for Course Offered in Term 1, 2019-20”. According to it, undergraduate students are given the options

  1. to late-drop, or
  2. to opt for Pass/Fail grading.

  • Students need to apply directly to the Registration and Examination Section (RES)
  • Deadline for application: December 10, 2019 (Tuesday)
  • Please see the University’s announcement on the RES website http://www.res.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/ for detail.
  • The following are concerns that should be considered for choosing these options for various courses:

Examples:

1. late drop 2010 - > cannot take 2020 in the coming term, even successfully registered.

2. Pass/Fail grade for 1010 -> cannot declare math major in phase II.

MATH

Late Drop

Pass/Fail grade

1010

Co-requisite for 1050, and 2221,

Must obtain C+ or above for phase II declaration

Pre-requisite for 1540, 2010, 2050, and 2070, 2530, 2550

1020

*service course, please check with the relevant department

1030

Co-requisite for 1050, 2010, and 2221

Must obtain C+ or above for phase II declaration

Pre-requisite for 2040, 2050, 2070, and 3215, 3360

Must obtain A- or above as part of the pre-requisite for 2040 (without 1050)

1050

Co-requisite for 1010, 1030, 2010

Pre-requisite for 2020, 2040, 2050, and 2070

1510

*service course, please check with the relevant department

Must obtain Grade B or above as Pre-requisite for 1050, 2010, 2050, and 2070, 2530, 2550 (without 1010)

Pre-requisite for ENGG1130

1520

*service course, please check with the relevant department

Must obtain Grade B or above as Pre-requisite for 1050, 2010, 2050, and 2070, 2530, 2550 (without 1010)

1530

*service course, please check with the relevant department

1540

*service course, please check with the relevant department

1550

*service course, please check with the relevant department

2010

Pre-requisite for 2020, 3360

2020

Pre-requisite for 2230

2050

Co-requisite for 4400

Pre-requisite for 2060, 3093, 4900

2230

Pre-requisite for 4060

3030

Pre-requisite for 3040, 4080

3320

Pre-requisite for 4280

4400

Capstone

4900

Capstone