Latin Honors & Departmental Honors

Latin Honors

Students must have completed at least 45 credit hours at Sage above the 100-level and earn a cumulative GPA of at least 3.500 for all Sage credits. The baccalaureate degree graduation Latin honors is awarded as follows:

Cum Laude: Sage cumulative GPA between 3.500 and 3.699
Magna Cum Laude: Sage cumulative GPA of 3.700 to 3.899
Summa Cum Laude: Sage cumulative GPA 3.900 or higher

Departmental Honors

Project Honors: Departments may invite majors to undertake work in the senior year for a minimum of three and a maximum of six credits. Upon satisfactory completion of this work and of an oral examination, these students are awarded Project Honors. There is no GPA restriction on eligibility for project honors work.

Program Honors: Students who have attained a high degree of excellence in the work of their respective major subjects, and who have in addition satisfied the requirements prescribed by the department concerned, are awarded program honors. The GPA requirement for program honors is 3.500 based on all required courses for a major program, including support courses, completed at Sage. *A notation of Program Honors will be recorded on the permanent transcript.

Students may be awarded both project honors and program honors if both requirements have been satisfied.