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Academic and Instruction

Academic and Instruction of Catawba Valley Community College

 

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2.22 Academic Forgiveness

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2.23 Honors and High Honors (graduation)

Students graduating from a degree or diploma program of study with a final cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.50 and less that 3.80 will receive recognition in their permanent student record as graduating with “Honors”.  This calculation is performed when all program requirements are complete and grades are verified.  The “Honors” distinction will be denoted on the official transcript and on the diploma.

Students graduating from a degree or diploma program of study with a final cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.80 will receive recognition in their permanent student record as graduating with “High Honors.”  This calculation is performed when all program requirements are complete and grades are verified.  The “High Honors” distinction will be denoted on the official transcript and on the diploma.

Honors/High Honors Designation for Commencement Program:

The student’s cumulative GPA at the end of the most recent fall semester and the GPA ranges noted above will be used to determine which graduates will be recognized as graduating with “Honors” or “High Honors” in the Commencement Program published for the spring semester commencement activities.

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2.24 Honors and High Honors (fall and spring semesters)

At the conclusion of the fall and spring semesters, the Chief Academic Officer shall recognize those students who meet the following requirements for semester honors and high honors.

  • Semester honors: students who complete 6 or more credit hours (included in the computation of GPA) during the completed semester while earning a semester GPA greater than or equal to 3.50 and less than 3.80 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Semester high honors: students who complete 6 or more credit hours (included in the computation of GPA) during the completed semester while earning a semester GPA greater than or equal to 3.80 on a 4.0 scale.

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2.25 Academic Sanctions

When a student’s cumulative grade point average is based upon 12 or more credit hours and is less than a 2.0, the student shall be placed on academic probation. The Chief Student Services Officer or designee shall be responsible for notifying the student and for establishing procedures to ensure the student receives academic counseling. Certain programs may establish additional academic progress requirements and impose sanctions for failure to meet those requirements. The Chief Academic Officer shall ensure any additional academic requirements and potential sanctions for failure to meet those requirements are communicated to students in those programs.

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