20.1 The College Dean, in close coordination with the Registrar’s Office, shall recommend a student who completes his baccalaureate and diploma course with any of the following weighted average to be graduated with honors:
20.1.1 Suma cum Laude-------------1.24 to 1.00
20.1.2 Magna cum Laude-----------1.49 to 1.25
20.1.3 Cum Laude---------------------1.75 to 1.50
20.2 The guidelines on graduation with honors shall be as follows:
20.2.1 Only final grades shall be considered in the computation of the general average.
20.2.2 A student's final grades during his last school term shall be submitted 30- days before the graduation.
20.2.3 in the computation of the final averages of a candidate for graduation with honors, grades in all accredited academic subjects in the curriculum shall be included.
20.2.4 Every candidate for graduation with honors must:
184.108.40.206 Have carried the normal load prescribed in his/her curriculum, except in the last semester;
220.127.116.11 Have completed in the College at least 75% of the total number of the academic units for baccalaureate and 50% of the total number of academic units for diploma courses required for graduation;
18.104.22.168 Have been in residence for at least two (2) years for baccalaureate and one (1) year for diploma courses immediately prior to graduation;
22.214.171.124 Have no final grade lower than 2.0 and / or Incomplete in any academic subject whether prescribed or not in his/her curriculum which he/she has taken in the College, or in any other educational institution;
126.96.36.199 Have no failing grade in any academic and non-academic subjects prescribed in his/her curriculum which he/she has taken in the College or in any other educational institution;
188.8.131.52. Have not repeated a subject in other educational institution.
20.3 In case nobody qualifies for graduation with honors, HIGHEST DISTINCTION AWARD shall be granted to any graduating student who obtains the first highest weighted average grade among the graduating class provided that the weighted average grade is not less than 2.0
20.4 All the grades in all subjects prescribed in the curriculum, as well as subjects that qualify as electives, shall be included in the computation of the grade point average.
20.5 In the computation of the final average of candidates for graduation with honors, only resident credits shall be included.
20.6 Leadership Award is given to any graduating student who has exhibited an outstanding manner of leadership ideals set by the college for its students. The recipient of a Leadership Award must have a cumulative weighted average grade of at least 2.50,must have taken at least 75% of required units for graduation in the college and must nothave been found guilty of a serious infraction of college disciplinary rules.
20.7 Department Award is given to a student in his/her respective department who excels in academics, leadership, service and social involvement. The recipient of a Department Award must have a cumulative weighted average grade of at least 2.50, must have taken at least 75% of required units for graduation in the college and must not have been found guilty of a serious infraction of college disciplinary rules.
20.8 Club/organization Award is given to any registered school clubs/organizations which proved to be outstanding in their respective thrusts and areas of concern (co-curricular, spiritual, social awareness and involvement).
20.20 Other Awards are also given to any graduating students who have shown his/her exemplary performance in their respective fields.
- 21 the awards committee shall take charge of the screening and evaluation of all the awards and shall recommend qualified students to the President for final approval.