Office of the Registrar
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2007/2008)
6.6 Academic Standing

In order to graduate with an Honours degree, a candidate shall obtain:

  1. A grade of 'B' 70% or better, OR an average of 75% or higher in the courses that comprise the minimum number of credit hours in the Honours subject(s) prescribed by the program concerned, excluding 1000-level courses. A grade of 70% or better must be obtained in the Honours dissertation; and

  2. An average of at least 2.75 points per credit hour in the courses required for the degree. (see UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - General Academic Regulations (Undergraduate), for explanation of the point system.)


  1. Students who wish to fulfil the requirements of 5.6, 1. above using repeated or substituted courses must obtain approval of the Program Chair and the Academic Studies Committee. The Honours thesis or dissertation may not be repeated or substituted.

  2. For a definition of "Honours subject(s) prescribed by the Program concerned" in 5.6., 1. above, students should consult the regulations governing specific Honours degree programs.