AE 3.1 Academic Recognition - Nevada State College
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AE 3.1 Academic Recognition

  • category:
    Admissions and Enrollment
    All Policies
  • Policy Id#:
    AE 3.1
  • Effective Date:
    02/26/2020

POLICY STATEMENT

This policy establishes the criteria by which undergraduate students are recognized and awarded for their excellent academic performance at Nevada State College.

DEFINITIONS

Cumulative Grade Point Average: The Grade Point Average as calculated for all higher education institutions attended.

Latin Honors: Levels of distinction with which an academic degree may be earned.

PROCEDURES

I. Dean’s List

To be placed on the Dean’s list, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Be a degree-seeking student at NSC;
B. Complete twelve (12) or more letter-graded (A-F) credits in an academic semester (not counting any remedial credits);
C. Earn a semester grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher.

A notation is added to eligible students’ academic transcripts indicating their status as a member of the Dean’s list. The lists are generated at the end of each semester after final grades posting and repeat course processing and are not recalculated based on grade changes or the removal of Incomplete grades.

II. President’s List

To be placed on the President’s list, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Be a degree-seeking student at NSC;
B. Complete twelve (12) or more letter-graded (A-F) credits in an academic semester (not counting any remedial credits);
C. Earn a semester grade point average (GPA) of 4.0.

A notation is added to eligible students’ academic transcripts indicating their status as a member of the President’s list. Students who are placed on the President’s List receive a commendation from the President of the College. The list is generated at the end of each semester after final grades posting and repeat course processing and is not recalculated based on grade changes or the removal of Incomplete grades.

III. Latin Honors

Students are eligible to receive Latin Honors at the time of graduation if:

A. At least half of the required degree credits are letter graded (A-F);
B. The student completed a minimum of thirty (30) upper-division credits at Nevada State College;
C. The student’s Cumulative GPA, as calculated by the Office of the Registrar, is 3.5 or higher.

Graduation honors are designated as follows:

FORMS/INSTRUCTIONS

None

CONTACTS

Office of the Registrar
Phone: 702-992-2110
Email: registrar@nsc.edu

RELATED INFORMATION

None

HISTORY

APPROVALS

Approved by Provost Vickie Shields, October 21, 2019.
Approved by President Bart Patterson, December 9, 2019.

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