In addition to specific degree requirements, students must also meet the
graduation requirements listed below:
Residence Credit: Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at Brigham
Young University-Idahoís campus. The
studentís final 15 credits of coursework, prior to receiving a degree, must
be completed in residence. Individual
departments may require transfer students to complete additional hours in
residence to fill major requirements.
Upper Division Credit: 30 credit hours of 300 or 400 level classes are
Grade Point Average Requirement: All graduates must maintain a
cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
APPLICATION FOR GRADUATION
Students desiring to graduate must officially apply. Application
forms may be obtained at the Registrar's Office. A one-time, non-refundable $8
graduation fee will be assessed.
For specific deadlines, refer to the Calendar of Events found in
this catalog. Students who apply after the deadline
will be candidates for the next commencement program. The Registrar's Office
will notify students and their advisors in writing of any General Education
deficiencies. For those who do not graduate on the date shown on the
application, the evaluation will be held for future graduation.
ATTENDANCE AT COMMENCEMENT
Commencement exercises are held in April and August. Students who do not attend convocation must claim a
diploma cover from the Registrar's Office before leaving campus. Diplomas
will be mailed to graduates only after all requirements have been completed
and final grades posted.
Cum Laude: Students ranked in the top 10%
of their graduating class.
Magna Cum Laude: Students ranked
in the top 5% of their class.
Summa Cum Laude: Students ranked
in the top 1% of their class.
All honors are based on the cumulative GPA completed at the end
of the semester prior to the graduation ceremony. No adjustments will be made
for grades posted following the graduation ceremony.
Candidates who have outstanding debts to any department or
office will not receive their diplomas until
all amounts are paid.