Settle all financial obligations to the college before a degree, certificate, or
transcript will be issued
Students seeking a degree will not be credited with the completion of the
requirements for graduation while on probation. To be eligible for graduation in Nursing
or Dental Hygiene, a student must make a minimum grade of “C” in all professional
courses and in all basic science courses required by the program.
Graduates seeking a second degree from Georgia Perimeter College must complete all
degree requirements for the second degree to include a minimum of 18 semester hours
above the hours submitted for the first degree.
Hours must be taken in Areas B through F in the Core Curriculum for the second degree.
Courses already taken may not be repeated for credit in the second degree.
Students who graduate from Georgia Perimeter College and excel in their academic work
shall be recognized at graduation. The following grade point averages will be used in the
selection of students who receive honors recognition:
3.50 - 3.69
Graduation with honors
3.70 - 3.89
Graduation with high honors
3.90 - 4.00
Graduation with highest honors
Computation will be based on all academic work completed at Georgia Perimeter
College. At least 27 semester hours must be earned at Georgia Perimeter College to
receive consideration for honors.
The Board of Regents of the University Systemof Georgia instituted the Regents’Testing
Program to ensure that students receiving degrees possess certainminimum reading and
writing skills.The passing or exempting the Regents’Test is a graduation requirement fromGPC.
Once a student has passed ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102, he or she will be considered
exempt from taking the Regents’Test.
Other Exemptions:
Students will be considered to have fulfilled the reading comprehension requirement of
the Regents’Test if they have:
• SAT-I Verbal scores of at least 510
• ACT Reading scores of at least 23
(Scores must be from a
administration of these tests.)
Students will be considered as having fulfilled the essay requirement of the Regents’Test
if they have:
• AP English scores of at least 3
• IB higher level English scores of at least 4
• SAT-II English Writing scores of at least 650
• SAT I Writing scores of at least 560
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