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Graduating with Honors

Graduating with Honors

Effective May 12, 2001, candidates for graduation eligible for Latin honors must complete at least sixty (60) semester hours of graded course work offered by Winston-Salem State University (traditional and non-traditional delivery) and will be designated on the commencement program as:

Summa Cum Laude

Those having attained a grade point average of 3.80-4.0

Magna Cum Laude

Those having attained a grade point average of 3.50-3.79

Cum Laude

Those having attained a grade point average of 3.00-3.49

 

Effective May 12, 2001, candidates for graduation eligible for honors who have completed at least 30 semester hours and less than 60 semester hours of graded course work offered by Winston-Salem State University (traditional and nontraditional delivery) will be designated on the commencement program as follows:

Distinction

Those having attained a grade point average of 3.00-4.00

 

Students having received the Honors Program's General Honors and Departmental Honors Awards will also be eligible for the Honors Bachelor's Degree. The honor will be recorded on student's academic record.

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Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000



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