Policies & Procedures

Grading Policies

Graduation with Academic Honors/Distinction

The School of Education recognizes high cumulative GPAs with the designations

  • Distinction (3.60 – 3.74 GPA) (Red Honors Cords)
  • High Distinction (3.75 – 3.89 GPA) (White Honors Cords)
  • Highest Distinction (3.90 - 4.0 GPA) Red and White Honors Cords)
Students must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.6 in all course work taken toward the B.S. in Education degree, must be in the top 10 percent of the class, and must complete at least four full semesters in residence at Indiana University campuses to earn a degree with honors. A 15 credit hour summer session is counted as one semester for this purpose.

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