Graduating with Latin Honors
- Cum laude: 3.50-3.69 CPHR (Cumulative Point-Hour Ratio)
- Magna cum laude: 3.70-3.89 CPHR
- Summa cum laude: 3.90 or above CPHR
Only students presenting at least 60 semester hours of work completed while at this university are eligible for Latin Honors. Latin Honors is determined at the end of the semester preceding the semester of graduation. Latin Honors can be added or raised higher should your CPHR meet the minimum as of the last semester. These honors are applied to eligible students; graduating students do not need to take any additional action.
Graduating with Honors Research Distinction (Honors Program Members)
Honors Research Distinction is granted only to those students participating in the Honors Program. Upon recommendation of the Honors Examining Committee and attainment of at least a 3.40 point-hour ratio and a 3.5 GPA in the major, students must complete a research project, present at the CFAES and Denman Research Forums, and upload their written project to Knowledge Bank. Then a graduating honors program student may be awarded the degree sought with distinction in the major field of study with the diploma so inscribed.
Graduating with Research Distinction
Students who have a 3.00 GPA or higher, complete a research project, present at the CFAES Research Forum AND the Denman Resarch Forum or Autumn or Spring Undergraduate Research festivals, and upload their written project to Knowledge Bank, may be awarded the degree with distinction in the major field of study with the diploma so inscribed.