Academic Excellence

Scholastic Honors

Sitting Bull College acknowledges the importance of dedication, determination and discipline in academic endeavors.  It awards deserving students who have distinguished themselves by their high scholastic achievement.  In order for a student to be eligible, students must have been enrolled full time and have no incomplete grades.

PRESIDENT’S HONOR LIST – Any full time student who has achieved a 4.00 GPA is placed on the President’s Honor List.

VICE PRESIDENT’S HONOR LIST – Any full time student who attains a 3.50-3.99 GPA for any one semester is placed on the Vice President’s Honor List.

DEAN’S HONOR LIST – Any full time student who attains a GPA in the Range of 3.00-3.49 is placed on the Dean’s Honor List.

A student who receives a final grade of a “D” or an “F” in a course(s) is not eligible for scholastic honors for the semester.

Scholastic Honors at Graduation 

Students who complete all degree requirements for a Certificate, Associate, or Bachelor’s Program of Study may graduate with the following honors:

SUMMA CUM LAUDE – Representing a cumulative grade point average or 4.00 through 3.90.

MAGNA CUM LAUDE – Representing a cumulative grade point average of 3.89 through 3.75.

CUM LAUDE – Representing a cumulative grade point average of 3.74 through 3.50.