A Dean’s List, which recognizes all full-time and part-time students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, is published at the conclusion of the fall and spring semesters. To be eligible for honors recognition as a full-time student, you must have completed 12 or more semester hours of credit during the session and not have received any grades of “I” (incomplete) or “W” (withdrawn). Grades of “G,” “X” and “P” are excluded when determining eligibility. To be eligible for honors recognition as a part-time student, you must currently be enrolled in 6 or more semester hours and have completed 18 or more cumulative semester hours of credit and not have received any grades of “I” (incomplete) or “W” (withdrawn). Grades of “G,” “X” and “P” are excluded when determining eligibility. Students will be recognized as follows:
- 3.5-3.89 High Honors
- 3.9-4.00 Highest Honors
Outstanding achievement awards are given by the academic departments based on specific criteria, such as program involvement and academic achievement.
Graduating with Honors
Students who have fulfilled the requirements for an associate degree and have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher will be graduated with honors as follows:
- 3.90-4.00 Highest Honors—Summa Cum Laude
- 3.50-3.89 High Honors—Magna Cum Laude
- 3.00-3.49 Honors—Cum Laude
The appropriate honors designation will be included on the student’s academic record and diploma.