Transcript Legend

McMaster’s Transcript legend changed in 2015 to reflect changes in academic terminology as a result of the Mosaic implementation.

This page outlines the Transcript legend used after March 2015:

Undergraduate, Centre for Continuing Education, and Independent Careers Grading Scale
(Effective September 1982)

GRADE POINTS EQUIVALENT PERCENTAGES
A+ 12 90-100
A 11 85-89
A- 10 80-84
B+ 9 77-79
B 8 73-76
B- 7 70-72
C+ 6 67-69
C 5 63-66
C- 4 60-62
D+ 3 57-59
D 2 53-56
D- 1 50-52
F 0 0-49


Graduation with Distinction
is based on a minimum of 9.5 GPA over the entire program of study.

Deans’ Honour List standing is based on a minimum 9.5 GPA on at least 30 units since last assessed.

Provost Honour Roll is based on a 12.0 GPA on at least 30 units since last assessed.

Course Credit

Courses are rated in terms of units. A unit normally consists of one lecture hour per week per term or one laboratory period of not less than two and not more than three hours per week per term.

Graduate Studies Grading Scale
(effective September 2012 for MBA and September 2002 for other graduate programs)

GRADE POINTS
A+ 12
A 11
A- 10
B+ 9
B 8
B- 7
F 0

 

Current Graduate Course Designation

Graduate courses are designated to count towards the student’s primary academic program, unless the student has identified the course to count for another program, using a requirements designation.

Master of Theological Studies & Master of Divinity Grading Scale
(Effective September 1982)

GRADE POINTS EQUIVALENT PERCENTAGES
A+ 12 90-100
A 11 85-89
A- 10 80-84
B+ 9 77-79
B 8 73-76
B- 7 70-72
C+ 6 67-69
C 5 63-66
C- 4 60-62
D+ 0 57-59
D 0 53-56
D- 0 50-52
F 0 0-49

Dean’s Honour List is based on a minimum 9.5 GPA on at least 27 units. Students who continue to achieve a 9.5 GPA will remain on the Dean’s Honour List.

Non-Numeric Grades

AS – Advanced Standing
AUD – Audit
CAN – Cancelled
F – Fail
INC – Incomplete
IP – In Progress
MT – Multi-Term
NC – No Credit
NMR – No Mark Received
P – Pass
P+ – Pass with Distinction
SAT – Satisfactory
T – Transfer Credit
U/S – Unsatisfactory
W – Withdrawn
XCH – Exchange

Term Average

Term Grade Point Average (Term GPA) is a weighted average based on the grades obtained in courses taken in a given term within the same career at McMaster University.

Notations

DEF – Deferred Examination
EXTRA – Extra credits not used towards degree
REPEAT
UPGRADE

McMaster University MD Program
Curriculum Outline

Pre-Clerkship = 61 weeks

  • Medical Foundation 1 – 13 weeks
    • Oxygen Supply and Demand
  • Medical Foundation 2 – 9 weeks
    • Energy and Metabolic Homeostasis
  • Family Medicine Clinical Experience – Longitudinally during Pre-Clerkship
  • Medical Foundation 3 – 9 weeks
    • Renal System
    • Acid Base
    • Reproduction
    • Genetics
  • Medical Foundation 4 – 10 weeks
    • Host Defense
    • Neoplasia
    • Genetics
  • Post Medical Foundation 4 Elective – 7 weeks
  • Medical foundation 5 – 13 weeks
    • Movement Control
    • Interactivity and Communication
    • Locomotor System
    • Nervous System
    • Behaviour

Clerkship = 63 weeks

  • Electives (17 weeks)
  • Anesthesia (2 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine (4 weeks)
  • Family Medicine (6 weeks)
  • Medical Subspecialty (2 weeks)
  • Medicine (6 weeks)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (6 weeks)
  • Orthopedic Surgery (2 weeks)
  • Pediatrics (6 weeks)
  • Psychiatry (6 weeks)
  • Surgery (6 weeks)

Concept Integration and Review (6 weeks)

  • Linking Basic Concepts to Clinical Decision-Making

Professional Competencies Curriculum

  • Longitudinally Across Entire Program

Interprofessional Competencies

What’s New

March 10thlast day for cancelling courses.

March 20th – 9am Spring/Summer enrolment opens in Mosaic.

April 6thlast day of classes.

Final Exams – Tuesday, April 11 – Thursday, April 27. Check your personal schedule in Mosaic: Student Centre>Academics>Exam Schedule>2017 Winter

April 14th – Good Friday – University Closed

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