Undergraduate students are named to the President’s list when they complete at least 12 hours with a 4.0 grade point average and successfully complete any courses taken Pass/Fail. Students with incomplete grades are not eligible.
Undergraduate students who complete at least 12 hours, achieve a 3.5-3.99 grade point average, and pass all courses taken Pass/Fail are named to the Dean’s List. Students with incomplete grades are not eligible.
At each graduation, students who have earned a cumulative grade point average on all college work of at least 3.5 receive the designation cum laude, students with at least a 3.65 average graduate magna cum laude, and those with a 3.8 or higher grade point average graduate summa cum laude. In determining who will graduate with honors, the university calculates all college grades for each graduate, including grades transferred to the university from other colleges.
The commencement program is printed prior to graduation and will reflect honors status achieved through the last semester completed prior to the graduation term. Final honors levels will reflect on the transcript and diploma.
Honors College Graduates
Honors students who successfully complete the Honors College Graduate course requirements will graduate as Honors College Graduates.
Honors College Scholars
Honors students who successfully complete the Honors College Scholar course requirements will graduate as Honors College Scholars.
Each department has the option of awarding two bronze medals to outstanding students in their fields.
Silver medals are awarded to individuals who make outstanding contributions to the university.
For the Trustees Award, the faculty selects the senior male and female students who best represent the ideals of the university. For the President’s Award, the faculty selects the male and female students who evidence the greatest promise of spiritual service. The dean’s award goes to the graduating student of each college with the highest grade point average. The student body and faculty choose Mister and Miss Lubbock Christian University, as representatives of the ideals of the university.