Academic Distinction

Two categories of Academic Distinction are awarded annually based on units completed for credit and letter grade (excluding all Pass/Fail [P/F] and Superior/Pass [S/P] grades). Also, all Incomplete (I) grades must be made up before the honor is bestowed.

Distinction is based on all University credit completed in the prior year, beginning with Summer Pre-session and inclusive of Summer Sessions I and II, Fall, Winter, and Spring terms, and non-term Web-based credit, but excluding correspondence credit. During each regular semester (i.e. Fall and Spring), students must complete a minimum of 12 graded units.

Highest Academic Distinction
Based on 30 units and a 4.000 grade-point-average.

Academic Distinction
Based on 30 units and a grade-point-average of 3.500-3.999.


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