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  Latin honors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned.
The honor is typically indicated on the diploma.
While the use of Latin honors for undergraduate degrees is common in the American academia, their use with doctorate degrees is common worldwide.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Latin_honors   (870 words)

  
 Harvard College :: other programs :: honors faqs :: honors faqs
Latin honors of summa cum laude, magna cum laude, and cum laude recognize the distinction of a student's overall record, including the work in the concentration.
The only exception to this general rule is for students recommended for highest honors by their concentration who are not awarded the degree summa cum laude; these students may receive the degree magna cum laude with highest honors, and this is noted on the diploma and in the commencement program.
Latin honors are awarded to percentages of the group of people graduating at a given moment in time, and so the standards must be consistent at the moment the degree is awarded.
www.college.harvard.edu /academics/resources/honors_faqs.html   (1493 words)

  
 Wright State University - Faculty Handbook - Graduating with Latin Honors
Three distinctions are made: summa cum laude (Latin for with highest honors) recognizes a cumulative GPA of at least 3.8; magna cum laude (with high honors) indicates a cumulative GPA of at least 3.6; and cum laude (with honors) indicates a final cumulative GPA of at least 3.4.
Academic honors are based on meeting the minimum honors GPA requirement for work attempted at Wright State University, as well as for all transfer college work attempted, as of the end of the term in which the student graduates; (that is, by the day on which term grades are due).
Three distinctions are made: summa cum laude (Latin for with highest honors) recognizes a cumulative GPA of at least 3.9; magna cum laude (with high honors) indicates a cumulative GPA of at least 3.7; and cum laude (with honors) indicates a final cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.
www.wright.edu /academics/fhandbook/latin_honors.html   (457 words)

  
 Classics Undergrad
Honors students receive six credits during their senior year for researching and writing an Honors thesis (Greek or Latin 495); this thesis must be based upon texts in the original ancient languages; the thesis should be a minimum of 40 pages in length.
Honors students receive six credits during their senior year for researching and writing an Honors thesis (Greek 495); this thesis must be based upon texts in the original ancient languages; the thesis should be a minimum of 40 pages in length.
Honors students receive six credits during their senior year for researching and writing an Honors thesis (Latin 495); this thesis must be based upon texts in the original ancient languages; the thesis should be a minimum of 40 pages in length.
www.umich.edu /~classics/undergrad/languages.html   (1027 words)

  
 Senior Year Advising Center
Latin honors are awarded to no more than twenty-five percent of the graduating class, including October, February, and May graduates.
To be considered for departmental honors you must have a grade point average of at least 3.6 in major courses, and have completed an honors thesis or project.
Latin honors are awarded to no more than 25 percent of the graduating class, including October, February, and May graduates.
www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu /seniors/gradinfo/honors.php   (465 words)

  
 Graduating with Honors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Honors courses may not be used to satisfy the COM S 400+ electives, the CS project course, the math elective, the technical electives, the specialization, or advisor approved electives.
Honors courses may not be used to satisfy the CS electives, the CS Project Course, the Math Elective, or courses in the Specialization.
Honors courses may not be used to satisfy the COM S 400+ elective requirement, the COM S project requirement, the math elective, the technical electives, or the specialization.
www.cs.cornell.edu /degreeprogs/ugrad/CSMajor/Graduation/honors   (736 words)

  
 Latin honors - Uncyclopedia
Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of distinction with which a fart was made and heared.
A fourth honor, horroris causa (for the sake of horror) is used when a university bestows an horrorary degree.
While the use of Latin honors for undergraduate degrees is generally limited to American academia, their use with doctorate degrees is common world-wide.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Latin_honors   (315 words)

  
 Interdisciplinary Honors Programs
Honors certification in Feminist Studies for majors in other departments or programs, as distinguished from honors for students pursuing a major in Feminist Studies, is intended to complement study in any major.
The aim of the honors program is to prepare students to pursue individualized research on Latin America, culminating in the preparation of an honors thesis written under the supervision of a faculty adviser.
Honors Project: an original critical essay (or investigative project with accompanying explanatory essay) on an STS topic of general importance (up to 12 units may be taken while working on the thesis).
www.stanford.edu /dept/undergrad/urp/Honors/interdisciplinary.html   (3771 words)

  
 UNF Records & Registration
Candidates who will have earned honors after the current term's grades are recorded will not have honors on their name card, nor be recognized at the commencement ceremony, but will have honors posted on their diploma (baccalaureate degree only).
A minimum of thirty (30) hours are required for Latin honors distinction in a second baccalaureate degree.
Latin honors are electronically calculated based on the criteria stipulated in the University catalog under which a student is meeting degree requirements.
www.unf.edu /registrar/latinhonors.html   (1058 words)

  
 LAT 1120H and 1121H: Honors Latin I and II
Honors Latin I and II are designed to offer students a thorough introduction to the Latin language, with emphasis on reading and translation.
The Honors sequence of Latin I and II, however, is sufficiently intensive to allow highly motivated students to move directly into a 3000 level course.
Latin Via Ovid: The text used for this class presents introductory Latin in terms of the Roman Imperial writer, Publius Ovidius Naso, popularly known as Ovid (43 BC to AD 18).
www.fau.edu /~dwhite/courses/LVOII.htm   (1071 words)

  
 MU Honors College: Honors College Student Handbook
Incoming freshmen are eligible for automatic admission to the Honors College upon submission of an application, if they have a 29 or higher on the ACT or 1280 on the SAT and are in the top 10 percent of their graduating high school class.
Latin Honors are awarded by academic divisions and are based on MU GPA.
Honors students who have not officially declared a major are assigned to the Honors College for academic advising.
honors.missouri.edu /current-students/handbook.html   (2322 words)

  
 NYU > Gallatin > Honors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
To be eligible for receiving this honor, students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and have completed at least 30 credits at NYU before the date when the list of scholars is determined.
To be eligible for Latin honors from Gallatin, an undergraduate student must have completed at least 64 credits at NYU for which the letter grades A through D were received.
Courses taken at NYU before admission into Gallatin are included in the GPA and in the 64-credit requirement for Latin honors, except for courses with the prefix Y or Z. Credits taken for a pass grade are not counted, and grades from courses taken at other institutions are not counted.
www.nyu.edu /gallatin/current/ma/policies-honors.html   (208 words)

  
 Latin Graduation Honors : Office of the Registrar : University of Notre Dame
1) Latin honors are granted by college/school to those undergraduate students who graduate in the top 30% of their college/school.
Those who graduate in the top 30% of their college/school receive cum laude (honors); those in the top 15% of their college/school receive magna cum laude (high honors); and those in the top 5% of their college/school receive summa cum laude (highest honors).
2) Latin honors are determined by the Office of the Registrar in February for the upcoming May ceremony using (a) the final cumulative grade-point-averages for the undergraduates who receive a bachelor degree in January, and (2) the cumulative grade-point-average after the final Fall semester for the May degree candidates.
registrar.nd.edu /LatinHonors.shtml   (366 words)

  
 Commencement :: Information for Undergraduates and Graduates :: Graduation Honors
Calculation of University Latin Honors - A student must have a minimum, cumulative MU GPA of 3.35 to be included in the calculation of eligibility for graduation honors.
A re-calculation of academic honors is completed after final term grades are posted; changes to the honors level are updated on the graduate's diploma and transcript.
University Latin Honors for Candidates for a Second Baccalaureate - To be included in the calculation of graduation honors, second degree students must earn a minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.35 in the second degree program.
muweb.millersville.edu /~commence/honors.php   (388 words)

  
 Missouri School of Journalism: Latin Honors
To qualify for Latin honors, you need to have at least a 3.5 grade point average for your last 60 graded hours taken on the MU campus.
How Latin honors eligibility is determined: Journalism advisers will initially calculate grade point averages for the last 60 hours minus the final semester hours.
Latin Honor Designation on Transcript: After final semester grades are available, Latin honors eligibility is re-calculated to include the final semester.
www.journalism.missouri.edu /undergraduate/latin-honors.html   (254 words)

  
 Office of the Registrar - Academic Honors
Latin honors are calculated for graduating seniors at the end of the winter term.
In the case of interdepartmental majors, students must satisfy honors requirements for each department, except that for (2), they need to have at least two grades of A- or better in each department, not three.
Interdepartmental majors must also submit to the Honors Committee, through the major departments, evidence of independent work of substance and distinction, in the form of a thesis or some other written or documented work on which a grade not lower than A minus has been earned and they must be nominated by the major departments.
www.union.edu /Registrar/Honors.php   (397 words)

  
 WHC: Latin American Studies
The concentration is designed to present a broad regional approach to Latin America and to provide the student with a general knowledge and sympathetic understanding of the people and problems of this important area of the world.
Latin American Studies is a flexible concentration that allows students to explore a wide range of subjects of particular interest.
Honors Thesis: Concentrators will register for a thesis preparation course during the spring semester of their junior year (3 credits) and will write an honors thesis in Latin American studies during their senior year (6 credits).
www.fau.edu /divdept/honcol/academics_majors_Latin_american.htm   (596 words)

  
 Augsburg College - Enrollment Center
For all levels of Honors, the number of P/N courses allowed will be restricted to 2 courses where the student elects to take it pass/no pass (i.e.
Departments should, in the context of this change, examine their grade distributions and discuss the fit between their grading practices and the standards of the college; such considerations should be part of the annual department assessment.
The rules regarding P/N requirements for Latin honors are to reflect a phasing in period to accommodate students already moving toward graduation:
www.augsburg.edu /enroll/grad/honors.html   (1162 words)

  
 UIC Admissions and Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Latin Honors listed below will appear on UIC transcripts for undergraduate students who earned degrees Summer 2004 or thereafter.
In addition, grade point average for UIC courses must be a minimum of 3.50 (A=4.00) to earn Latin Honors.
For undergraduate transfer students graduating in the spring term, 42 semester hours at the University of Illinois are required as of the term prior to graduation.
www.uic.edu /depts/oar/rr/honorspolicy.shtml   (138 words)

  
 Upper Division IT Honors
Participation in lower division honors is not a prerequisite to upper division honors.
The Thesis Approval form, signed by both the honors and thesis advisors, and a copy of your thesis are due in the IT Honors office at the end of the last week of classes in the term you will graduate.
On your Application for Degree form you must indicate that you are a candidate for Latin honors and specify the honors level.
www.it.umn.edu /students/honors/udiv.html   (494 words)

  
 Latin Honors Policy - Baruch College
In spring 2004, the Baruch College General Faculty approved a change to the GPA requirements for undergraduate students to be awarded Latin Honors upon graduation.
Students who entered prior to that semester and maintain continuous attendance until graduation will be awarded Latin Honors according to the previous requirements.
To be eligible for Latin Honors, students must have completed at least 56 credits at Baruch College.
www.baruch.cuny.edu /bulletin/latin_honors_policy.htm   (242 words)

  
 Boston University - Office of the University Registrar - Graduation and Diplomas - Latin Honors
Latin Honors calculations for the Classes of 2005 and 2006:
Students falling in the designated percentile ranges on the basis of their GPAs after seven semesters will be certified for degrees with the corresponding Latin honors.
Students who, by virtue of strong academic performances during their final semester, advance their GPA's beyond a break point, will be awarded degrees with the correspondingly higher Latin honor.
www.bu.edu /reg/graduation/lhgrad.html   (267 words)

  
 Untitled Document
To be eligible for Latin Honors, a student must have maintained a 3.5 average through the sixth semester and must be accepted for candidacy by the department or area committee concerned.
Students who entered the University prior to 2000-2001 are subject to the former honors criteria and must have an average of 3.4 to be eligible.
If accepted, candidates for Honors by thesis should enroll, during their senior year, for 6 credits of either French or Spanish 495 Honors, in which they meet in regular tutorials with a faculty director and write a sustained critical study, about fifty pages long, in the language of their major.
www.artsci.wustl.edu /~rll/latinhonors.htm   (963 words)

  
 Brophy College Preparatory
Latin and Spanish (French, if prior experience, is limited to 20 students per year and taken at Xavier College Preparatory) are available to the Brophy student.
The honors course is similar to Spanish II; however, the pace is faster.
To be considered for Honors Spanish IV, a student must take the proficiency exam that is offered during the second semester, and have a strong recommendation from their Spanish III teacher.
www.brophyprep.org /aca/dept/languages   (770 words)

  
 Stanford University Center for Latin American Studies
The aim of the honors program is to prepare students to pursue individualized research on Latin America, culminating in the preparation of an honors thesis written under the supervision of a faculty advisor.
Admission to the honors program is by application by the end of the junior year.
The LAS honors college, sponsored along with many other departmental and interdisciplinary honors colleges by the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, is an intensive three-week residential program offered directly preceding autumn quarter.
www.stanford.edu /group/las/programs/honors_detailed.html   (751 words)

  
 honors
For students in Arts and Sciences, Latin Honors are awarded by the College on the recommendation of a student's major department.
It would be very unusual (if even possible) for students from those schools with a second major in mathematics to use their work in mathematics as the basis for Latin honors: a second major is, almost by definition, not the student's main interest.
One of the purposes of an honors thesis is to work together with a W.U. faculty member during the final two semesters of study, exploring new material and tying together skills acquired during the major.
www.artsci.wustl.edu /~freiwald/honors.html   (827 words)

  
 Quia - Class Page - Matthew Moore
Latin is the first subject we do in life entirely for its own sake.
It wished Latin taught becuause without it, no one can attain that fine appreciation and delight in beautiful things nor be comfortable and at home with them which is the mark of the cultured mind.
The Ratio wished the pupil to become a master of its expression and its appreciation: to find his reading in Latin books, to express his thoughts in Latin, to talk, to plan, to argue, to dream, to pray, to live in Latin.
www.quia.com /pages/moorelatin3.html   (336 words)

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