To graduate with Latin honors requires a minimum of 60 passed hours at Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University at Galveston, or Texas A&M University at Qatar (excluding Credit by Exam and Graduate Level courses) with a minimum GPR of 3.500. The specific honors levels are as follows:
- 3.500 - 3.699 GPA = Cum Laude
- 3.700 - 3.899 GPA = Magna Cum Laude
- 3.900 - 4.000 GPA = Summa Cum Laude
Grade point averages used to determine Latin honors designations are calculated during the final degree audit the day before the ceremonies and include hours and finals grades in courses taken during the graduation semester. Latin honors designations will not be changed after the final graduation clearance deadline.
Information regarding other designations may be found at LAUNCH's Honors Programs website. Undergraduate Research Scholar recognizes graduates who participated in a select program of independent research leading to a senior thesis. Honors Fellow recognizes graduates who completed the University Honors curriculum (30 credit hours of honors coursework and a
- You are not required to enroll in honors courses to graduate with honors.
- Taking designated honors courses does not mean you will graduate with honors.
No Upper Division student found guilty of academic misconduct may receive Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude honors at graduation. Upper Division status is defined as having earned 60 or more credit hours, including transfer hours, prior to the date of the violation. This sanction is automatic upon a finding of academic misconduct, and is imposed without regard to the severity of other sanctions imposed by the instructor or Honor Council.
For more information, please see the Aggie Honor System Office website: http://aggiehonor.tamu.edu/.