Graduation Honors and Honors Diploma

College credit and postsecondary adult vocational students are eligible for graduation honors if they have been in attendance at Seminole State for at least two full terms. The appropriate honors are recorded on the students' diplomas and their names are identified in the graduation program. Colleges and universities utilize the following criteria to award academic honors:

Grade Point Average Honors

  • Cum Laude: 3.2-3.49
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.5-3.79
  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.8-4.0

College credit students who have earned at least 20 hours in honors courses and have at least a 3.2 GPA will receive an Honors Diploma and be recognized at graduation.

The Science Merit Diploma is awarded to those who complete the required courses with a GPA of at least 3.3.

Recognition of Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Beta Lambda is posted to the student's transcript and noted on the diploma at the time of graduation.