Thomas University awards the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist degrees. Degrees will be conferred in the summer, fall and spring, upon the recommendation of the faculty, to students who have successfully completed all course requirements. The Commencement ceremony for all students completing their program in summer, fall, and spring of an academic year is conducted at the end of the spring semester.
To be eligible, all undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and all graduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. At least 25% of all hours earned toward any degree must have been earned at Thomas University. Students completing the bachelor’s degree must earn 24 of the last 30 hours of upper-division coursework at Thomas University.
Students who are awarded a bachelor’s degree may earn the distinction of graduating Summa Cum Laude (4.0 CGPA), Magna Cum Laude (3.75-3.99 CGPA), or Cum Laude (3.5-3.74 cumulative GPA). Associate degree honor graduates are those students who graduate with a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher. GPAs for Latin honors are calculated using all attempted hours at Thomas University through the end of the fall semester preceding graduation. Honors will not be re-calculated after all grades are posted.
Students who expect to graduate must:
The Application for Graduation is available in Hawklink.