Graduation with Honors

(SMSU Policy A-014 )

This policy is designed for students who have earned a majority of credits from Southwest Minnesota State University for their first bachelor’s degree. Anyone with a previously- earned bachelor’s degree is ineligible for honors under this policy. Departments may award other honors to students who meet honors requirements established by those departments.
A student who has met requirements for a bachelor’s degree at Southwest Minnesota State University and has a grade point average between 3.30 and 3.49 is graduated Cum Laude; one with a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.79 is graduated Magna Cum Laude; and one with a grade point average between 3.80 and 4.0 is graduated Summa Cum Laude.Only course work completed at Southwest Minnesota State University will be used to determine academic honors. To be eligible for graduation with honors, you must have completed at least 42 semester hours of credit at Southwest Minnesota State University. At least 32 semester hours of credit must be in courses graded on the A-F system.

Last Modified: 8/29/17 10:36 AM