Graduation with Honors

Graduation with Honors is official recognition by the College of outstanding academic achievement by a student during the entire period of his/her enrollment at the College. This applies only to individuals receiving Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts or Associate of Fine Arts Degrees.

The corresponding honor will appear on your official transcript. The honor seal will also appear on your diploma. If you are a PTK member, a PTK seal will also appear on your diploma. To see the PTK website for eligibility, Click Here.

 

Criteria for Honors

  1. A minimum of 30 semester hours at Burlington County College.
  2. Computed grade point averages (GPA) of credit courses.
  3. No "D" or "F" grades.
  4. No more than one semester with one or more grades of "X".

Note: Requests for exceptions due to circumstances of an extraordinary nature may be submitted to the Vice President of Academic Programs.  

 

Types of Honors

Cum Laude (Honors)
Required Cumulative Grade Point Average
(GPA) : 3.50-3.74

Magna Cum Laude (High Honors)
Required Cumulative Grade Point Average
(GPA) : 3.75-3.89

Summa Cum Laude (Highest Honors)
Required Cumulative Grade Point Average
(GPA) : 3.90 and above

You may reach the Graduation Office by email at grads@bcc.edu.