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Pima County Community College District Regulation

Regulation Title: Graduation with Honors
Regulation Number: RG-3109/A
Effective Date: 11/4/03
Approval Date:  11/4/03
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Sponsoring Unit/Department:  VC Academic Affairs and Student Development
Board Policy Title & No.: Honors, BP-3109
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In keeping with the mission's emphasis on student achievement and success, the College is pleased to offer special recognition to those students who excel in their studies and show an exceptional commitment to learning.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Student Development delegates authority to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Services to establish requirements for graduation with honors.  The Office of the Registrar will have the responsibility of determining student eligibility for graduation honors.

Graduating degree students who complete 30 credits at Pima Community College and qualify will be granted the following designations:

Graduation with honors - 3.500 to 3.749 grade point average.

Graduation with high honors - 3.750 to 3.890 grade point average.

Graduation with highest honors - 3.900 to 4.000

These designations will be shown on diplomas and listed on students' official transcripts.