Elements of Computing
No. All Elements courses, and any approved equivalents counting towards the Elements certificate, will need to be taken for a letter grade. You will need to receive a C-, or better, in order for the course(s) to count towards the Elements certificate.
Please visit the Elements of Computing website to see if the course has already been pre-approved. If a course substitution is "Approved through" a specified semester that means an approved course taken on or prior to the listed semester is a valid course substitution. No more than one course substitution can be used towards the 12-hour certificate and no more than two course substitutions can be used towards the 18-hour certificate.
CS majors CANNOT take Elements courses for any degree requirements, including electives, and are restricted from registering for these classes. Current CS majors will be dropped from these classes upon review of the rosters.