Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

Academic Honors for Undergraduate Students

Dean’s List: Students enrolled in at least twelve hours who achieve a grade point average of at least 3.50 with no grade below a B- are included on the list published each fall and spring semester.

Summa cum Laude: Graduation with highest honors requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 on course work accepted for transfer and all work taken at the University.

Magna cum Laude: Graduation with high honors requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.70 on course work accepted for transfer and all work taken at the University.

Cum Laud: Graduation with honors requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 on course work accepted for transfer and all work taken at the University.

Alpha Chi: In the junior and senior years, students who have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.85 may be tapped by the Faculty for membership in this nationally recognized honor society. Alpha Chi is committed to promoting excellence at the undergraduate level and professional life.

Phi Delta Lambda: In the latter part of the senior year, students may be elected by the Faculty for membership in the Kappa chapter of the International Nazarene Honor Society, Phi Delta Lambda, sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene. Each year the Faculty may elect up to 15% of the baccalaureate degree class into membership.