Honors Designation At Graduation

Approval date:                        April 6, 2012
Next Scheduled review:          April 2014

Policy Statement

The College of Allied Health Sciences will designate honors for entry level degree programs only. No honors designation will be awarded to students in post-professional graduate degree programs.

  • Undergraduate degree programs will award honors designations using the UTHSC grade point average (GPA) as follows:




Graduation with Highest Honors


Graduation with High Honors


Graduation with Honors

  • Entry level graduate programs (except Audiology and Speech Pathology*) will designate honors in the following manner:

Class Standing


Top 10%

Graduation with Highest Honors

Second 10%

Graduation with High Honors

*ASP will not participate as they have a separate ceremony and their faculty has chosen not to award honors designations.

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