Policy R-9

Title: GRADUATION HONORS - BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Number: R-9
Date of Inception: July 1984

Purpose: To recognize a student graduating with a cumulative grade point ratio established by the University as an honor graduate.

Graduation honors will be based on GPR for coursework completed at Charleston Southern University or as approved through the Consortium. Residency requirements for graduation honors shall be 60 semester hours. The graduation honors and required cumulative GPR are as follows:

HONOR

CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT RATIO (average)

Summa Cum Laude 3.90 - 4.00

 Magna Cum Laude 3.75 - 3.89

 Cum Laude 3.50 - 3.74

Graduation honors in accordance with the above scale will be reflected on the student's diploma and transcript.

By Action of the Faculty Senate on July 21, 1984, and revised in June 1991.