LSU may soon switch to a new student grading system that awards different scores for “plus and minus” letter grades in classes.
On a 4.0 grade-point average scale, an “A–” would mean a 3.7 and a “B+” would score a 3.3 in the proposed change.
A standard “A” or “B” grade would still correlate with a 4.0 or 3.0, respectively. Currently at LSU, a “B+” and a “B–” both result in a 3.0 score.
The LSU Faculty Senate is set to vote on the potential change Thursday.