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Graduate with Departmental and Latin Honors

Departmental Honors

Departmental honors are awarded to students who meet the advanced project requirements in research, performance, or writing in their major department.

Departmental honors are a category of special recognitions designed to encourage overall excellence as well as outstanding achievement on a specific project of special interest to the student. To complete departmental honors, students must consult with the department chair.

Latin Honors

Latin honors conferred upon completion of the bachelor’s degree is determined by the student’s final cumulative GPA.

  • GPA 3.9–4.00 Summa Cum Laude
  • GPA 3.8–3.89 Magna Cum Laude
  • GPA 3.6–3.79 Cum Laude

Learn more about Latin honors from the Registrar’s Office.