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:

GPA

Designation

3.90-4.00

Graduation with Highest Honors

3.70-3.89

Graduation with High Honors

3.50-3.69

Graduation with Honors

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

Class Standing

Designation

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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