Academic Progression and Grading Criteria

Passing Grade

The minimum passing grade required for a surgical processing technician (SPT) course is a C+ (75 percent). Any grade below a C+ (75 percent) is a failing grade. In addition, the minimum passing grade required for Microbiology is a C+ (75 percent).

Repeating a Surgical Processing Technician Course

Students in the Surgical Processing Technician program who receive a grade of C or below in any surgical processing technician (SPT) course must repeat that course in order to progress in the program. The minimum passing grade required for a repeated course is a C+.

Repeating a Science Course

Students in the Surgical Processing Technician program who receive a grade of C or below in Microbiology must repeat that course in order to progress in the program. A minimum grade of C+ on the repeated course is required to pass the course.

Note that failed courses may lead to repeat charge fees and may also delay graduation.