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Developmental Course Grading System

The following is the official FDTC grading system for developmental courses. The grade symbols with an asterisk (*) do not earn quality points and are not included in the GPA calculation.

Grade Description Detailed Description
A* Outstanding indicates outstanding achievement, but does not carry quality points per semester hour.
B* Excellent indicates excellent achievement, but does not carry quality points per semester hour.
C* Average indicates average achievement, but does not carry quality points per semester hour.
D* Below Average indicates below average achievement, but does not carry quality points per semester hour.
F* Failure indicates failure of a course and no quality points are earned.
SC* Satisfactorily Completed indicates completion in reading, English, and/or mathematics, but does not carry quality points per semester hour.
W Withdrew indicates that a course was officially (after filing appropriate  form) dropped no later than the last designated instructional day of the term with a passing grade. [semester-46th day; 10 week session-32nd day; 8 week session-26th day; 5 week session-16th day]  No quality points are earned and it is not included as semester hours taken in computing the grade point average.
WF* Withdrew failing assigned at the discretion of the instructor, indicates a student withdrew after the  designated instructional day of the term.  [semester-46th day; 10 week session-32nd day; 8 week session-26th day; 5 week session-16th day]  The semester hours attempted will not be used in computing the grade point average.