Students with a record of exceptional achievement over the duration of their degree program may be recognized with an honors designation upon graduation. Each school establishes its own criteria to determine graduation honors. Not all schools award graduation honors.
The Vivian L. Holliday Prize was established in in honor of Vivian L. Holliday, Dean of the Faculty from and Aylesworth Professor, Classical Studies, History, and Archeology, emeritafrom until her retirement in
Excelsior College recognizes the academic achievement of its graduates by designating Academic Honors to students with the following overall GPAs:. Honors 3. Cum Laude 3.
Students graduating with academic honors must have earned at least 60 credits at Ball State and a total of at least credits including transfer credits. If final grades change the honors designation, the new designation will be printed on the diploma and transcript. Students who qualify for a medallion will be sent instructions on picking it up.
Latin honors are conferred at many colleges and universities in the United States and other parts of the world. Some U. Magna cum laude comes next in prestige, followed by cum laude.
When determining eligibility for honors, repeated courses and grades awarded in all courses taken at all colleges and universities attended are included in computing the Grade Point Average GPA. Engineering students with outstanding scholastic records are automatically considered for the special honor of graduation With Distinction, With High Distinction, or With Highest Distinction upon the recommendation of the College faculty. Each department has additional requirements for students meeting the GPA requirement for graduation with High Distinction to be eligible for graduation with Highest Distinction.
For a list of important notes, visit the One Stop Announcements page. Contact the University Honors Program Office,for information on requirements necessary to be admitted to the honors program. Contact your major departmental office to determine if departmental honors are offered and if so, what requirements need to be fulfilled to have departmental honors awarded.
To recognize outstanding academic achievement, the College awards degrees cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude. The overall grade point average required for a degree cum laude is 3. This honor is noted on the student's diploma and on the academic transcript.
Hours: M-F 8 a. Candidates for Baccalaureate degrees may graduate with academic honors if they complete a minimum of 45 semester hours of undergraduate credit at UT Tyler. Second Baccalaureate degree candidates are eligible for academic honors if they complete a minimum of 45 semester credit hours of resident credit in addition to the hours required for the first degree.