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Grading System

Progress and quality of students’ work in the diploma programs are measured by a system of letter grades and grade percentages as shown below. Progress reports are issued to students at the completion of each module for diploma programs or each term for degree programs. Grades are based on the quality of work as shown by learning deliverables as indicated on the module or course syllabus.

 

Grading Scale - ALL PROGRAMS (Except VN, ADN and PTA programs)

Letter Code Description Included in Credits Earned * Included in Credits Attempted * Included in GPA * Quality Points *
A 90-100 Yes Yes Yes 4.00
B 80-89 Yes Yes Yes 3.00
C 70-79 Yes Yes Yes 2.00
D 60-69 (Fail) No Yes Yes 0.00
F 0-59 (Fail) No Yes Yes 0.00
I Incomplete No Yes No N/A
Pass Yes Yes No N/A
Fail No Yes No N/A
TC Transfer Yes Yes No N/A
W Withdraw No Yes No N/A
AU Audit No No No No

Repeated Course No Yes No N/A
Letter Code: A
Description 90-100
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 4.00
Letter Code: B
Description 80-89
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 3.00
Letter Code: C
Description 70-79
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 2.00
Letter Code: D
Description 60-69 (Fail)
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 0.00
Letter Code: F
Description 0-59 (Fail)
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 0.00
Letter Code: I
Description Incomplete
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: Pass
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: Fail
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: TC
Description Transfer
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: W
Description Withdraw
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: AU
Description Audit
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted No
Included in GPA No
Quality Points No
Letter Code:
Description Repeated Course
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A

*Effect on SAP

 

Grading Scale - VN, ADN and PTA programs (Los Angeles, Orange County, Ontario)

Letter Code Description Included in Credits Earned Included in Credits Attempted Included in GPA Quality Points
A 90-100 Yes Yes Yes 4.00
B 80-89 Yes Yes Yes 3.00
C 75-79 Yes Yes Yes 2.00
D 70-74 (Fail) No Yes Yes 0.00
F 0-69 (Fail) No Yes Yes 0.00
I Incomplete No Yes No N/A
Pass Yes Yes No N/A
Fail No Yes No N/A
TC Transfer Yes Yes No N/A
W Withdraw No Yes No N/A
AU Audit No No No No
Repeated Course No Yes No N/A
Letter Code: A
Description 90-100
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 4.00
Letter Code: B
Description 80-89
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 3.00
Letter Code: C
Description 75-79
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 2.00
Letter Code: D
Description 70-74 (Fail)
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 0.00
Letter Code: F
Description 0-69 (Fail)
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 0.00
Letter Code: I
Description Incomplete
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: Pass
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: Fail
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: TC
Description Transfer
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: W
Description Withdraw
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: AU
Description Audit
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted No
Included in GPA No
Quality Points No
Letter Code:
Description Repeated Course
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A

 

Grading System - VN (Lynwood)

Letter Code Description Included in Credits Earned Included in Credits Attempted Included in GPA Quality Points
A 90-100 Yes Yes Yes 4.00
B 82-89 Yes Yes Yes 3.00
C 78-81 Yes Yes Yes 2.00
D 73-77 (Fail) No Yes Yes 0.00
F 0-72 (Fail) No Yes Yes 0.00
I Incomplete No Yes No N/A
Pass Yes Yes No N/A
Fail No Yes No N/A
TC Transfer Yes Yes No N/A
W Withdraw No Yes No N/A
AU Audit No No No No
Repeated Course No Yes No N/A
Letter Code: A
Description 90-100
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 4.00
Letter Code: B
Description 82-89
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 3.00
Letter Code: C
Description 78-81
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 2.00
Letter Code: D
Description 73-77 (Fail)
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 0.00
Letter Code: F
Description 0-72 (Fail)
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA Yes
Quality Points 0.00
Letter Code: I
Description Incomplete
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: Pass
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: Fail
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: TC
Description Transfer
Included in Credits Earned Yes
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: W
Description Withdraw
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A
Letter Code: AU
Description Audit
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted No
Included in GPA No
Quality Points No
Letter Code:
Description Repeated Course
Included in Credits Earned No
Included in Credits Attempted Yes
Included in GPA No
Quality Points N/A

 

For grade scales prior to 1/1/2014 please refer back to the catalog in effect at the time the grade was issued. NOTE: A student who fails to achieve a passing grade in the clinical portion of a course cannot progress in the program.

 

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