Term Honors

President's List

Based on semester GPA of 3.75 or above while carrying a minimum of 12 semester college level (numbered 100 or above) credits on the A/F grading system.

Dean's List

Based on semester GPA of 3.25-3.749 while carrying a minimum of 12 semester college level (numbered 100 or above) credits on the A/F grading system.

Graduation Honors

Commencement (Walking) Honors

Walking honors are for students who complete requirements in May or August and participate in Spring commencement. These honors are calculated using all credits earned (both LCSC credits as well as all transfer credits) by the end of the Fall term prior to Spring commencement.

Grade points for courses “academically forgiven” will be used to calculate graduation honors. This is regardless of whether the academic forgiveness was granted at LCSC or another college. For either the walking or final honors the number of credits used will be inclusive of courses graded Pass (P).

Graduation (Final) Honors

Final honors are calculated using all credits earned (both LCSC credits as well as all final credits) at the time of graduation. Final honors are posted to the transcript and the diploma.

Grade points for courses “academically forgiven” will be used to calculate graduation honors. This is regardless of whether the academic forgiveness was granted at LCSC or another college. For either the walking or final honors the number of credits used will be inclusive of courses graded Pass (P).

Baccalaureate Degree Graduates

Based on cumulative GPA (Including all transfer coursework):

Cum laude – 3.7 (Silver cords)
Magna cum laude – 3.8 (Gold cords)
Summa cum laude – 3.9 (Silver and Gold cords)

Associate Degree Graduates

Based on cumulative GPA (Including all transfer coursework):

President's Honors – 3.75 (Blue and White cords)