This May, 31 English majors and 12 English minors will be graduating from St. Thomas. Of the English majors graduating, 16 (52%) are eligible for Latin honors (four Summa Cum Laude, seven Magna Cum Laude, and five Cum Laude). Of the minors who are graduating, seven (58%) are eligible for Latin honors (one Summa Cum Laude, four Magna Cum Laude, and two Cum Laude).
To be eligible for Summa Cum Laude honors, a student must maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.90 or higher and pass an oral examination with faculty from three departments. Students who maintain a 3.70-3.89 G.P.A. are eligible for Magna Cum Laude honors and students with a 3.50-3.69 G.P.A. are eligible for Cum Laude honors.
The department congratulates all of its graduates and wishes them well on the next stage of their life journey!