Graduation with Honors
To be eligible for honors at graduation a student must:
- Complete 57 semester hours at Limestone College toward a baccalaureate degree. (Credit by examination is not included in the total earned credit hours for academic awards)
- Attain the following Grade Point Average on all Limestone College work:
- Summa Cum Laude 3.95 to 4.0
- Magna Cum Laude 3.75 to 3.94
- Cum Laude 3.50 to 3.74
The Faculty of Limestone College makes prestigious awards for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship on Awards Day and at Commencement. These include the General Excellence Award in memory of Mary Wilks Thomas of the class of 1859, the W.B. and Louise Camp Academic Award established in 1974, and the General Excellence Extended Campus Classroom Award and the General Excellence Extended Campus Internet Award. Candidates for associate degrees are not eligible for any academic awards.