Courses in which students are assessed and awarded a final grade may use a letter, percentage or honours/pass/fail grading scheme. During the first class your instructor will provide you with a course outline detailing the grade scheme and grade weighting.
Generally, a passing grade of 50%, or D, or Pass is necessary to obtain a credit towards any certificate offered by the School of Continuing Studies. However, some programs do require a higher pass threshold. Check the official course outline provided by your instructor at course commencement for this information.
The following grade scales are used by the School of Continuing Studies:
|Letter Grade||Percentages||Grade Definitions|
|A||80% – 100%||Excellent|
|B||70% – 79%||Good|
|C||60% – 69%||Adequate|
|D||50% – 59%||Marginal|
|F||49% or lower (49% or course maximum fail threshold, whichever is higher)||Inadequate|
|P||50% – 89% (50% or course minimum pass threshold, whichever is higher)||Pass|
|H||90% or higher||Honours|