Academic Honors

Academic honors will be awarded to students who have earned their degrees and have attained commendable cumulative grade point averages at the CIA. Those students anticipated to receive honors are recognized in the graduation ceremony program. Notations will be made on the diploma once all grades and cumulative GPAs have been verified.

Bachelor's Degrees

Summa Cum Laude (with highest honor): 3.80 or higher GPA
Magna Cum Laude (with high honor): 3.60 to 3.79 GPA
Cum Laude (with honor): 3.40 to 3.59 GPA

Associate Degrees

High Honors: 3.75 or higher GPA
Honors: 3.50 to 3.74 GPA