Degree Honors

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Degree Honors is a designation given to students who complete a degree with high academic achievement. To qualify, students must complete a minimum of three semesters in residence at CSUMB and a minimum of two-thirds of earned credits must be based on letter grades. Second Bachelor's and Master's degree graduates are not eligible.

Metadata
Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Data Owner
Office of the Registrar
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_DEGR_HONORS_TBL
Source Field Name:DESCR
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
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OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Degree Honors"
Column Heading:"Honors"


Examples

Degree Honors values include:

  • Cum Laude (cumulative GPA of 3.50 to 3.74)
  • Magna Cum Laude (cumulative GPA of 3.75 to 3.89)
  • Summa Cum Laude (cumulative GPA of 3.90 to 4.00)
  • No Degree Honor

Related Terms

Definition Source

"Graduation with Academic Honors: The university recognizes superior academic performance at graduation and on students' diplomas and transcripts. You may earn baccalaureate academic honors based on your cumulative grade point average in all work including your final semester. To qualify for academic honors, you must complete a minimum of three semesters in residence at CSUMB and a minimum of two-thirds of earned credits must be based on letter grades. Second Bachelor's and Master's degree graduates are not eligible for academic honors. Honors Designations: Summa Cum Laude 3.90 to 4.00; Magna Cum Laude 3.75 to 3.89; Cum Laude: 3.50 to 3.74."[1]

References

  1. CSUMB Website. Catalog. Grading Policy, Grade Appeals & Honors. Retrieved from: https://csumb.edu/catalog/grading-policy-grade-appeals-honors.