Distinctions & Opportunities
The School of Business and Economics identifies students graduating with the Bachelor of Science in Business with three levels of academic distinction: highest distinction, high distinction, and distinction. The minimum cumulative GPA to receive degrees with distinction are highest distinction, a minimum GPA of 3.85; high distinction, a minimum GPA of 3.70; Distinction, a minimum GPA of 3.55. No more than 10 percent of the students receiving the Bachelor of Science in Business in any academic year may receive a degree with distinction. Graduates receiving degrees with distinction have the appropriate level of distinction noted on their diplomas and in the Commencement program; these graduates may wear the cream and crimson fourragere at Commencement. Graduate students do not qualify for the various levels of distinction.