UNIVERSITY CATALOG
2016-2017



UNIVERSITY HONORS AND AWARDS


Dean's Honor List

The Dean’s Honor List will be published at the end of each semester. To be placed on the Dean’s Honor List for the semester, a student must:

  • Have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours in graded courses numbered 100 or above per semester;
  • Have no “I,” “W,” “NP,” or “F” grades at the end of the same semester;
  • Have a 3.7 GPA or better;
  • Not have been found in violation of the Code of Academic Honesty and Integrity during the semester.

President's Honor Roll

The President’s Honor Roll will be published at the end of each semester. To be placed on the President’s Honor Roll for the semester, a student must:

  • Have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours in graded courses numbered 100 or above per semester;
  • Have no “I,” “W,” “NP,” or “F” grades at the end the same semester;
  • Have a 4.00 GPA;
  • Not have been found in violation of the Code of Academic Honesty and Integrity during the semester.

Graduation Honors

The university grants Latin honors at graduation. To be eligible for graduation honors, students must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours required for their degree in residence at the American University of Kuwait and have achieved the requisite cumulative GPA. These are:

Summa cum laude “With the highest honor” 3.90 - 4.00
Magna cum laude “With great honor” 3.70 - 3.89
Cum laude “With honor” 3.50 - 3.69

 

Latin Honors are listed on the commencement program, the student’s permanent record, and the diploma.

 

 


Back to top