The minimum passing grade required for a Patient Care Technician (PCT) course is a C (70 percent). Any grade below a C (70 percent) is a failing grade. In order to pass a PCT course that consists of both didactic and clinical/laboratory portions, students must receive at least a C (70 percent) for the didactic portion of the course and a P for the clinical/laboratory portion. A failure in either the didactic or clinical/laboratory portion of a PCT course will result in a failing grade for the entire course. Therefore, only a PCT course in which students receive at least a C (70 percent) will satisfy the course requirements for the PCT program.
Repeating a Patient Care Technician Course
Students enrolled in the PCT program who receive a grade of D or below in any PCT course must repeat that course in order to progress in the program. The minimum passing grade required for a repeated course is a C.
Note that failed courses may lead to repeat charges and may also delay graduation.