Honors at Bay College Dean's List Honors Honors are awarded at the end of the fall and winter semesters to students who earn at least 12 credit hours (excluding Transitional Studies courses or “I” grades) and achieve a 3.5 or better GPA. Students who earn honors will receive a notification letter and their names will be part of the Dean’s List which is printed in local newspapers. Graduate with Honors Students who graduate with a 3.5 cumulative GPA will graduate with honors. A notation is made in the commencement program and on the transcript, and their names will be printed in the local newspaper. It will also be indicated on their diploma. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Students who are members in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa at the time of graduation will be acknowledged on their diploma. Click on the Phi Theta Kappa button at left to find out more information. Bay College offers honors recognition through Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for students demonstrating academic excellence. Honors Program Scholars are strongly encouraged to join Phi Theta Kappa, and actively participate in Phi Theta Kappa activities and service projects. Contact Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Joe Shaw at email@example.com for more information, including West Campus Phi Theta Kappa activities and contact information for other Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Advisors.