The minimum cumulative grade point average needed to earn an M.A. in Writing and Publishing with distinction is 3.85.
The minimum cumulative grade point average needed to earn an M.A. in English with distinction is 3.85. However, MAE students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 but who earned the rating of "Pass with Distinction" on either their Capstone Portfolio or their Thesis are also eligible for a degree with distinction.****NOTE TO STUDENTS WHO APPLY FOR SPRING QUARTER DEGREE CONFERRAL:
Because the printing deadline for the annual Commencement Ceremony booklet falls before the deadline for submitting Spring Quarter grades, only those students who apply for Spring Degree Conferral and
who have the minimum cumulative grade point average listed above at the end of the Winter Quarter will be listed in the booklet as having earned a degree with distinction. However, those students who meet the above requirements when grades are submitted for the Spring Quarter will have their degrees conferred with distinction, which will be reflected on their diploma and on their transcripts.
For more information about Spring Degree Conferral with distinction, please contact Ms. Jan Hickey, Assistant Director of Graduate Programs in English, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 773-325-4635.