2018-2019 Catalog

Academic Honors

There are four types of academic honors at Western Wyoming Community College:

  1. Honor Rolls —Full-time students who complete twelve credit hours during a semester with letter grades and who achieve required grade point averages are eligible for the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls. Part-time degree seeking students who have completed a minimum of twelve credit hours with a 3.50 minimum cum GPA are eligible for the Part-Time Student Honor Roll each subsequent semester in which they achieve the minimum requirements.
    1. President’s Honor Roll — Full-time students who complete a minimum of twelve credit hours with a letter grade with a grade point average of 4.00 (A).
    2. Dean’s Honor Roll — Full-time students who complete a minimum of twelve credit hours with a letter grade with a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.99.
    3. Part-Time Student Honor Roll — Part-time students who have completed a minimum of twelve credit hours in consecutive semesters with a cum GPA of 3.50 and who complete six to eleven credit hours during the current semester with a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.
  2. Phi Theta Kappa —Degree-seeking students who complete a minimum of twelve credit hours with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 are eligible for membership. Students must follow established Phi Theta Kappa guidelines in order to join the organization. Once a student is a member, a 3.25 semester GPA must be obtained in order to remain a member. Students who maintain eligibility for Phi Theta Kappa will be recognized at graduation.

  3. Honor’s Program —Students who are accepted and remain in the Honor’s Program and who complete at least four honors courses including the Introduction to Humanities Seminar with a 3.25 or better grade point average will be recognized at graduation as an Honor’s Program graduate.
  4. Graduates of Distinction —Students who maintain a minimum 3.80 grade point average in all coursework (including transfer work) applicable to their WWCC degree will be acknowledged as graduating “with distinction” and may wear the honor cord at the graduation ceremony. To receive this status, the graduate must complete at least half of his/her applicable graduation coursework from WWCC.