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grading in optometry school

Discussion in 'Optometry' started by jc10101, 05.23.09.

  1. jc10101

    jc10101

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    i was just wondering how the grading system is in optometry, pass/fail? grades? very curious
  2. JMU07

    JMU07

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    Pretty much the same as college. Grading scale depends on the professor.

    Evidently SCO is changing clinic grades from actual grades to pass/fail.
  3. luckyfool

    luckyfool SUNY Opt

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    In Suny, it's letter grading system w/o the +/-. For example, 89=B, 90=A, 100=A.
  4. fonziefonz

    fonziefonz Class of 2011

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    At Nova, its %'s.
  5. alferec

    alferec Future Army OD

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    Most of SCCO's classes are ABCDF grading without the +/-. All the others including clinic grades is pass/fail.
  6. Optomchick

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    is this still the case? Does anyone know if Western University of Health Sciences is grades or pass/fail?

    thanks!
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    851916518

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    Most of WesternU's classes are on the letter grading system without +/- as well. Interprofessional education (IPE) small group classes and patient care is pass/fail.
  8. Optomchick

    Optomchick

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    Thank you for answering my question! :)
  9. Commando303

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    P.C.O.: Letter grades (no plus/minus) for most courses; pass/fail, for a small minority (e.g., labs.).
  10. Roffles

    Roffles OSU Class of 2015

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    OSU: ABCDF grading, +/- in some classes.

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