COM offers special opportunities for advanced students to pursue experiences of a range and depth commensurate with their capabilities and intellectual interests. Special awards recognize outstanding achievement.

Dean's List

The Dean’s List is designed to recognize students whose academic performance is outstanding. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours of credit work during the semester with a grade point average of at least 3.5. This recognition will be entered on the student’s permanent record.

President's List

The President's List is designed to recognize students whose academic performance is exceptional. To qualify for the President's List, a student must have completed a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours of credit work during the semester with a grade point average of 4.0. This recognition will be entered on the student’s permanent record.

Honors Graduates

Honors graduates include students who complete an Associate’s degree, have earned at least 40 semester hours at COM, and have attained a cumulative grade point average as follows:

  • Honors cumulative GPA 3.5 up to 3.79
  • Highest Honors cumulative GPA 3.8 through 4.0

Developmental courses will not be used in computing the accumulative grade point average in determining honors status for graduation.

This recognition will be entered on the student’s permanent record, and honor graduates will be recognized during graduation ceremonies.