Regular Course Examinations
Students may review regular course examinations with the instructor during course hours.
The Mid Cumulative and Final Cumulative Exams are required for all students to continue their studies in good standing. Passing the cumulative exams indicates that the student has acquired a level of knowledge commensurate with their academic standing and serves as a means for measuring the student’s progress and knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Mid Cumulative Examination
All students are required to take and pass the Mid Cumulative Exam at the conclusion of three trimesters of full-time enrollment. The Mid Cumulative Exam consists of four sections covering acupuncture, herbology, TCM theory and western medicine. In order to pass the Mid Cumulative Exam a minimum score of 74% is required in each section.
The Mid Cumulative Exam is administered as the final examination for the Mid Cum Review Course (MCC350).
Final Cumulative Examination
All Students are required to take and pass the Final Cumulative Exam at the conclusion of six trimesters of full-time enrollment (2800 hr program) or seven trimesters of full-time enrollment (3208 hr program). The Final Cumulative Exam is one comprehensive exam covering acupuncture, herbology, TCM theory and western medicine. A minimum grade of 70% is required to pass the exam.
The Final Cumulative Exam is administered as the final examination for the Final Cum Review course (MCC750).
Students are notified of their grade(s) on exams via email and their Student mail folder within one week of the exam date.
For more information about Exam reviews, make up exams, or retakes of exams please refer to the Student Handbook.
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