Honors At Entrance
High school graduates entering Cypress College as first time college students may qualify for Honors at Entrance by having earned a 3.5 GPA in high school with physical education grades excluded. The official high school transcript must be on file in the Admissions and Records Office. This achievement will be indicated on the college transcript. Application for Honors at Entrance should be made in the Admissions and Records Office during the student’s first semester of attendance.
Those students who officially complete (as shown on their transcript) twelve or more units in letter grade courses in a semester and earn a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.74 are placed on the Dean’s List for the semester.
Those students who officially complete (as shown on their transcript) twelve or more units in letter grade courses in a semester and earn a grade point average of 3.75 or above are placed on the President’s List for the semester.
Honors At Graduation
In recognition of academic excellence for completion of the associate degree, students are awarded graduation honors as follows:
Graduation honors are calculated using all degree applicable work completed. This includes course work completed at Fullerton College and all other accredited institutions for which an official transcript has been received.
Graduation honors will be indicated in the commencement program and on the student’s diploma and transcript. However, for candidates (those students with final grades pending), the commencement program will note “candidate” as their degrees and honors have not yet been confirmed. When final grades are posted, a recalculation of grades will be completed and, if the student qualifies, the graduation honor will be noted on the diploma and transcript.