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Pre-Clinical Promotions Committee Guidelines*

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

 Course

Usual Action*

Academic Status

Repeat Course Timing**

Action Following Retake*

All Passed

Promote

1 Failure

Retake Course

Academic Warning

Summer or Next Academic Year

Fail-ESP

Pass-Promote

2 Failures

(different quarters)

Retake Courses

Academic Warning/or Probation

Next Academic Year

Fail-ESP

Pass-Promote

2 Failures

(same quarter)

ESP or Involuntary Academic Leave of Absence

Academic Probation

Next Academic Year

Fail-ESP

Dismiss

Pass-Promote

3 Failures (over more than one academic year)

ESP or Involuntary Academic Leave of Absence

Academic Probation

Next Academic Year

Fail-Dismiss

Pass-Promote

3 Failures (one academic year)

4 Cumulative Failures

Dismissal

*Action may be modified by the Pre-Clinical Promotions Committee.
**Course repeat schedule is at the discretion of the Pre-Clinical Promotions Committee.
Failures in elective courses carry the same weight as failures in core curriculum courses.
Withdrawal/Failing may be considered a course failure by the Pre-Clinical Promotions Committee.