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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  Nov 28, 2021
2015-2016 Catalog [Aug. 2015-Aug. 2016] 
2015-2016 Catalog [Aug. 2015-Aug. 2016] [Archived Catalog]

Academics: Honors

The Honors Academy

The Honors Academy offers students the opportunity to be a part of an academic environment that is intentionally designed to foster academic excellence. Students have the opportunity to enroll in stimulating Honors courses with exceptional faculty and other outstanding students.

Students who have a weighted average GPA of 3.5 in high school or who have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 after 12 semester hours of college level courses may apply for admittance into the Honors Academy. Students admitted into the Honors Academy must register for the appropriate Honors courses and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Baccalaureate Degree Honors

Latin Honors distinction for the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Applied Science degree is determined by students’ all college cumulative grade point average at the end of the term they graduate, as follows.

  • Cum Laude 3.50-3.64
  • Magna Cum Laude 3.65-3.79
  • Summa Cum Laude 3.80 or higher

Lower Division Honors Recognition

Honors or High Honors graduation for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degree is determined by the student’s all-college cumulative grade point average at the end of the term the student graduates as follows:

  • Honors 3.50-3.74
  • High Honors 3.75-4.00