Students who carry a minimum of 12 credits, and who achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better during each semester of a given year, with no grade below C and no Incomplete or Deferred Grades are considered honour students for that year.
Students who carry a minimum of 12 credits, and who achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better during each semester of a given year, with no grade below a B and no Incompletes are eligible for membership on the Dean's list for that year.
Students in the above-mentioned categories are given public recognition at an annual Honours Convocation. Such recognition, however, is conditional upon each student's demonstrated loyalty to the University and its standards, and upon exemplary citizenship.
Degree with Honours
Degrees with honours are awarded cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude. To be graduated cum laude, the student must earn a cumulative average of at least 3.50. To be graduated magna cum laude, the student's cumulative average must be not less than 3.70. To be graduated summa cum laude, the student's cumulative average must be not less than 3.90.
To be eligible for honours, a student must have been in residence for not less than three semesters. Candidates for honours must qualify one semester prior to graduation.