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Academic Honors

President’s List standing is given to full-time matriculated students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.70 on a minimum of 12 earned credits with no “F” grade designations for the semester.

Dean’s List recognizes the academic achievement of full-time matriculated students who have attained a grade point average of at least 3.30 on a minimum of 12 earned credits with no “F” grade designations for the semester.

Alpha Chi is a coeducational national honor society, which promotes academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and honors those achieving such distinction. Only those juniors and seniors achieving at the top 10 percent of their class are eligible for membership. Affiliated since 1955 with the Association of College Honor Societies, Alpha Chi is the second oldest and second largest general honor society in the parent organization.

Degree with Honors is awarded for high scholastic achievement. The cumulative grade point average requirements are: cum laude-3.30; magna cum laude-3.60; and summa cum laude-3.80.

Academic Awards are presented each year to certain students who have achieved distinction in their major fields. The recipients are nominated by the faculty and are given citations with appropriate awards.

College Honors Program is designed around the Environmental Liberal Arts courses of the College and involves course work, projects, and activities throughout the student’s normal four years of matriculation. For details on the College Honors Program, please see full description in the Additional Academic Opportunities section of this catalog, or contact the Director of the College Honors Program directly.



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