HONORS AND AWARDS

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must maintain a "B" average and must have carried a credit load of at least 12 semester hours. Academic achievement may be recognized by election to membership into Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society and/or one of the discipline honor societies during the junior or senior year. To graduate with honors, a student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher based on the 4.0 system, must have been in residence at Albany State University, and must have completed a minimum of 60 semester hours. The average will be based on all college work completed. The notation of honors is made on the commencement program, the student's permanent record and transcripts as follows:



Baccalaureate Degree


Summa Cum Laude

3.90 4.00


Magna Cum Laude

3.75 3.89


Cum Laude

3.50 3.74


* For exclusion information regarding Graduation with Honors' requirements, please contact the Office of Academic Services and Registrar.