Oct 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Graduation with Honors


Candidates for bachelor’s degrees and Associate’s degrees who have achieved special distinction in academic work will graduate with honors. Honors are determined by the cumulative quality point average of a student’s work at graduation. Three grades of honors are recognized for bachelor’s degree candidates: cum laude for a point average of 3.4-3.69; magna cum laude for a point average of 3.70-3.84; and summa cum laude for a point average of 3.85 or better. There are also three grades of honors for associate degree candidates: Honors for a point average of 3.4-3.69; High Honors for a point average of 3.70-3.84; and Highest Honors for a point average of 3.85 or better. Honor designations on diplomas are based upon the entire academic record. Honor designations on the Commencement program are based upon the academic record at the conclusion of the semester prior to Commencement