Deans List and Degrees with Distinction
Criteria for Deans List
A Dean’ List of Education and Human Sciences and dual matriculated students who meet the stated criteria is published in the fall and spring semesters. To be eligible, students must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.75 in 12 or more graded semester hours. Exceptions are made for students taking required courses offered only on a Pass/No Pass basis.
Student teachers and practica students who either 1) enter the semester of student teaching with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above, or 2) earn a 3.75 GPA during the preceding semester on the basis of 12 or more graded semester hours, will be eligible for the Dean’s List with recommendation from the University supervisor. Post-baccalaureate students working on certifications are eligible upon request to the Director of Advising, but only undergraduate hours apply.
Degrees with Distinction
The College of Education and Human Sciences Curriculum Committee have approved the following Degrees with Distinction policies, effective for December 2004 Commencement.
Degrees with Distinction
In recognition of outstanding academic excellence, the College of Education and Human Sciences recommends the bachelors degree With Distinction, With High Distinction and With Highest Distinction. All students graduating with distinction must meet the following criteria:
- Candidates must have completed at least 60 hours at UNL (Family and Consumer Sciences Students enrolled at UNO) by the time of graduation.
- Persons in teaching endorsement programs must satisfactorily complete student teaching; persons in non-endorsement programs must satisfactorily fulfill practica or other internship experiences as required by their programs of study.
- Eligibility is based on the cumulative grade point average of all credit hours taken at UNL (UNO) prior to the beginning of the term in which the student receives his or her degree.
Highest Distinction: Candidates for the bachelors degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 4.0 cumulative grade point average.
High Distinction: Candidates for the bachelors degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 3.950 thru 3.999 cumulative grade point average.
Distinction: Candidates for the bachelors degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and have achieved a 3.850 thru 3.949 cumulative grade point average.