Graduation with Honors

Those students who complete the requirements for an associate degree and who have excelled academically by meeting one of the sets of criteria enumerated below will graduate with honors. The cumulative grade point average (GPA) referred to in each set of criteria will be based on all work attempted at Trinity Valley Community College with the exception of developmental corequisite (DECO,DEVL,INRW, or BASE) courses. When courses are repeated at TVCC, the GPA will only include the highest grade earned.

Highest Honors

In order to graduate with highest honors, the graduate must have completed 24 semester hours in residence with a 4.0 GPA and must have a 4.0 cumulative GPA, as defined above.

High Honors

In order to graduate with high honors, the graduate must have completed at least 24 semester hours in residence with a 3.8 GPA and must have at least a 3.8 cumulative GPA, as defined above.

Honors

In order to graduate with honors, the graduate must have completed at least 24 semester hours in residence with at least a 3.5 GPA and must have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA, as defined above.

Summa Cum Laude

In order to graduate summa cum laude, the graduate from our bachelor's program must have completed 24 semester hours in residence with at least a 4.0 GPA and must have at least a 4.0 cumulative, as defined above. 

Magna Cum Laude

In order to graduate magna cum laude, the graduate from our bachelor's program must have completed 24 semester hours in residence with at least a 3.8 GPA and must have at least a 3.8 cumulative, as defined above. 

Cum Laude

In order to graduate cum laude, the graduate from our bachelor's program must have completed 24 semester hours in residence with at least a 3.5 GPA and must have at least a 3.5 cumulative, as defined above.