Work Ethics

Coastal Pines Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, instructs and evaluates students on work ethics in all programs of study. Ten work ethic traits have been identified and defined as essential students success; students will be graded on work ethic traits in each occupational course (excluding general education, basic skills and learning support courses):

  • Attendance
  • Productivity
  • Organizational Skills
  • Attitude
  • Communication
  • Appearance
  • Cooperation
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Character

A work ethic grade will be assigned at the end of each academic term. It will be recorded on each student’s transcript but will not be calculated in the GPA. The grades assigned for work ethics are as follows:

  • Exceeds expectations = 3
  • Meets expectations = 2
  • Needs improvement = 1
  • Unacceptable = 0