Academic Honours/Distinctions Honorifiques

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Each Faculty has different guidelines for academic honours. Select your Faculty to see its guideline.

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Bachelor of Arts with Honours, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours, Bachelor of Design with Honours

  • Summa Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+ overall and in the major
  • Magna Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.80-7.99 overall and in the major
  • Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.79 overall and in the major
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: Cumulative grade point average of 7.00+ overall and in the major

Bachelor of Arts

  • With Distinction: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+ overall and in the major
  • With Merit: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.99 overall and in the major
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: Cumulative grade point average of 7.00+ overall and in the major

Grades and Grading Schemes

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79

Faculty of Environmental Studies

Bachelor in Environmental Studies with Honours

  • Summa Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+
  • Magna Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.80-7.99
  • Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.79

Bachelor in Environmental Studies

  • With Distinction: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+
  • With Merit: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.99
  • Member of the Dean’s Graduating Honour Roll: Cumulative grade point average of 7.00-7.49

Grades and Grading Schemes

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79

Glendon College/Collège Universitaire Glendon

Bachelor of Arts with Honours and Bachelor of Arts/Baccalauréat ès arts spécialisé et Baccalauréat ès arts, International Bachelor of Arts with Honours/Baccalauréat ès arts international spécialisé

  • First Class Standing/Mention très honorable: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50+

Grades and Grading Schemes/Notes et Systèmes de Notation

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79

Faculty of Health

Bachelor of Arts with Honours, Bachelor of Health Studies with Honours, Bachelor of Science with Honours, Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours

  • Summa Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+
  • Magna Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.80-7.99
  • Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.79
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: Cumulative grade point average of 7.00+

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

  • With Distinction: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+
  • With Merit: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.99
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: Cumulative grade point average of 7.00+

Grades and Grading Schemes

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79

Lassonde School of Engineering

All degrees

  • First Class Standing With Distinction: Cumulative grade point average is 8.00+ overall.
  • First Class Standing: Cumulative grade point average is 7.50-7.99 overall.
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: A sessional credit-weighted grade point average of 7.50 or higher on a minimum of 24 credits, or, in the final year of study, a minimum of 18 credits.

Grades and Grading Schemes

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

All degrees

  • Summa Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 8.00+
  • Magna Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.80-7.99
  • Cum Laude: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50-7.79
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: Cumulative grade point average of 7.00+

Grades and Grading Schemes

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79

Schulich School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours, International Bachelor of Administration with Honours

  • With Distinction: Cumulative grade point average of 7.50+

Master of Business Administration, International Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration

  • Member of the Dean’s Honour List: Cumulative grade point average of 6.95+
BBA/IBBA Grades and Grading Schemes Master’s Level Grades and Grading Schemes
Grade
Grade Point
Interpretation
A+
9
Exceptional
A
8
Excellent
B+
7
Very Good
Grade
Grade Point
Interpretation
A+
9
Excellent
A
8
Excellent
A-
7
Excellent

Faculty of Science

All degrees

  • First Class Standing With Distinction: Cumulative grade point average is 8.00+ overall.
  • First Class Standing: Cumulative grade point average is 7.50-7.99 overall.
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll: A sessional credit-weighted grade point average of 7.50 or higher on a minimum of 24 credits, or, in the final year of study, a minimum of 18 credits.

Grades and Grading Schemes

Grade Grade Point Percent Range
A+ 9 90-100
A 8 80-89
B+ 7 75-79