Undergraduate Degree Programs
For the undergraduate degree programs, a student must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA in order to remain in good standing. Any required course in which a student receives a grade of F must be repeated.
The letter grading system for acupuncture and Oriental medicine,* nutrition, exercise science, herbal sciences, integrated human biology and health psychology undergraduate programs is as follows:
||95 percent-100 percent or 4.0
||90 percent-94.9 percent or 3.7
||87 percent-89.9 percent or 3.3
||83 percent-86.9 percent or 3.0
||80 percent-82.9 percent or 2.7
||77 percent-79.9 percent or 2.3
||73 percent-76.9 percent or 2.0
||70 percent-72.9 percent or 1.7
||67 percent-69.9 percent or 1.3
||63 percent-66.9 percent or 1.0
||60 percent-62.9 percent or 0.7
||Below 60 percent or 0.0
||Achieved Competency – for clinic shifts, preceptorships, community practicum, outreach and practical courses
||Partial Competency – for clinic shifts, preceptorships, community practicum, outreach and practical courses
||Incomplete – personal emergency or serious illness
||Withdrawn – A withdrawal form must be completed, signed and filed in the registrar’s office at least three weeks before the end of a given quarter. The W grade is transcripted for all course withdrawals after the first week of the quarter (with the exception of courses that have not yet met).
||In Progress – for didactic courses, clinic shifts, preceptorships, community practicum, outreach, clinic preparation, clinic entry, senior year projects and practical courses
For explanation of grading terms, see above.
*It should be noted that while a C-, D+, D and D- grades are passing, some courses require a C grade for professional standards.