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Graduation Honors

Students who meet the following academic objectives will be recognized at the college's commencement ceremony and an appropriate designation will appear on their transcripts and diplomas.  

High Honors
Students shall be recognized with high honors for attaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or greater for college-level coursework completed from IECC through the term prior to graduation. 


Honors
Students shall be recognized with honors for attaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 to 3.89 for college-level coursework completed from IECC through the term prior to graduation.


The Honors Program
The Honors Program, available beginning Fall 2019, offers advanced opportunities for students motivated to challenge themselves academically and find an outlet for special interests.  Students may apply for admission into the program at any time and must maintain a 3.5 GPA, take additional honors topics courses, participate in Phi Theta Kappa, and complete the honors capstone class. Contact Student Services for additional information or to apply for the program.

Benefits of graduating as an Honors Program Scholar include:

  • Enriched coursework
  • Scholarship Opportunities (varies from campus to campus)
  • Annual Honors Program awards (varies from campus to campus)
  • Leadership roles in student organizations
  • Recognition at commencement and on diploma and transcript
  • Transfer directly into honors programs at other colleges and universities
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