Honors at Bay



Academic Honors

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.

Honors Program
Students may also apply for acceptance into the academic Honors Program which enables students to enroll in Honors courses, and apply for Honors Program scholarships. Honors course designation will appear on student transcripts. Honors Program scholars will have opportunities to attend numerous lectures, films, and other campus events, complete service learning projects, and attend regional or national conferences. Students may complete any number of Honors courses; however, students who complete the specified Honors program requirements will receive additional recognition at graduation.

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.