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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

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Graduation with Distinction

Baccalaureate graduates may be awarded with the following honors:

  • Summa Cum Laude: to those having a scholastic average of 3.800 - 4.000
  • Magna Cum Laude: to those having a scholastic average of 3.500 - 3.799
  • Cum Laude: to those having a scholastic average of 3.200 - 3.499

Graduation distinctions are awarded based on final cumulative statistics. To be eligible to graduate with honors, baccalaureate students must have completed a minimum of sixty (60) hours at Fayetteville State University:

  • Summa Cum Laude: 60 hours
  • Magna Cum Laude: 60 hours
  • Cum Laude: 60 hours

Students will be recognized for graduation with distinction at commencement exercises based on their grade point average when they are cleared for participating in commencement exercises. Graduation with distinction will be recognized on the final transcript on the basis of the complete academic record.

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