Records & Registration ~ University Honors

Graduation with Academic Honors

You may earn baccalaureate academic honors based on your cumulative grade point average in all work including your final semester. You must complete a minimum of three semesters in residence at CSUMB and earn letter grades for at least two-thirds of your earned credits to qualify for academic honors. Second bachelor's degree graduates are not eligible for academic honors.

Honors Designations

Summa Cum Laude

3.90 to 4.00

Magna Cum Laude

3.75 to 3.89

Cum Laude

3.50 to 3.74

Distinction in the Major

Departments offering degree programs may confer Distinction in the Major honors to students meeting criteria developed by the department faculty and officially published and circulated by the department to students in the program.