Graduate Honors

Latin, Project and Program Honors

Sage awards Latin, project and program honors to qualifying graduates.

Note: The GPA requirement for program honors is 3.5 based on all required courses for a major program, including support courses and transferred courses. Electives are excluded. Students may be awarded both project honors and program honors if both requirements have been satisfied.

Latin Honors

Students must have at least 45 credit hours at Sage above the 100-level and earn a GPA of at least 3.5 for all Sage credits. The baccalaureate degree is awarded cum laude to those with a Sage GPA between 3.5 and 3.69, magna cum laude to those who achieve a GPA of 3.7 to 3.89, and summa cum laude to those with a 3.9 or higher.

Project Honors

Divisions may invite majors to undertake work in the senior year for a minimum of three and a maximum of six credits. Upon satisfactory completion of this work and of an oral examination, these students are awarded Project Honors. There is no GPA restriction on eligibility for project honors work.

Program Honors

Students who have attained a high degree of excellence in the work of their respective major subjects, and who have in addition satisfied the requirements prescribed by the division concerned, are awarded program honors.