Graduating with Honors

Undergraduate candidates who complete all requirements for graduation in accordance with the following stipulations earn the following honors:

  1. Those who maintain an adjusted  GPA within the range of 3.25 to 3.49 will receive CUM LAUDE,
  2. Those who maintain an adjusted GPA within the range from 3.50 to 3.74 will receive MAGNA CUM LAUDE, and
  3. Those who maintain an adjusted  GPA within the range of 3.75 to 4.00 will receive SUMMA CUM LAUDE.

All course hours attempted, excluding W (withdrawal grades), are included in the adjusted grade point average computation for honors. For example, if a course was repeated, both grades are used in the adjusted grade point average computation.

Undergraduate students must earn at least 70 semester hours of resident credit at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to qualify for graduation honor designations. Publication of honors is made at commencement.