A work ethics grade will be given each semester for specified courses. The work ethics grade will not affect the academic grade point average (GPA) of a student; that is, work ethics grades remain separate from academic grades. Work ethics grades will be reported each semester.
The work ethics program is designed to evaluate and encourage good work habits that ensure job retention and career advancement.
Employability skills refer to the basic academic, interpersonal, reasoning, problem solving skills, and work ethics that, when transferred to the occupational settings, facilitate job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The work ethics program will focus on the following characteristics in accordance with the Technical College System of Georgia’s work ethics guide:
- ATTENDANCE 6. PRODUCTIVITY
- CHARACTER 7. ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
- TEAMWORK 8. COMMUNICATION
- APPEARANCE 9. COOPERATION
- ATTITUDE 10. RESPECT
Students of core and program courses will receive a work ethics grade. Work ethics grades are optional for developmental courses and for grades of W, WF, or WP. Work ethics grades will not be used for grades of AC, AU, EX, I, IP, or TR.
Work ethics grades are not required for online courses.
Approved Work Ethics Grades
3 = Exceeds Expectations
2 = Meets Expectations
1 = Needs Improvement
0 = Unacceptable