• Successfully complete all program requirements.
• Have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and at least a 2.0 major GPA.
• Have passing grades in all required courses.
• Complete a minimum of 25% of the program credits at FTCC.
• Submit the graduation application and fee by the term deadline.
(The graduation application and fee is required by all graduates, whether or not they are participating in the graduation ceremony.)
All course substitutions will be made upon the recommendation of the advisor, with endorsement by the deparment chairperson, division chair, and curriculum program dean. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Vice President for Academic and Student Services.
Students receiving assistance from the Veterans Administration must have prior approval to make course substitutions from the VA Office. Electives taken by students under VA educational benefits may exceed the total required hours of a curriculum only by the hours of the last elective taken to fulfill those requirements.
Graduating with Honors
Any student who had earned a quality point average of 4.0 in his or her degree or diploma program at Fayetteville Technical Community College will be granted a diploma or degree with highest honors. (Gold chords and gold tassels for highest honors were given out on commencement day.) Any student who has a quality point average of 3.50 - 3.99 in his or her degree or diploma program of study will be granted a diploma or degree with honors. (Gold tassels for honors were given out on commencement day.) The student's transcript will be noted to reflect this achievement.
The President's Award
The President's Award is presented to a deserving student selected by a faculty-staff committee. To be eligibles for this award, a student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must have been enrolled on a full-time basis during the year of nomination. The student must exhibit and promote good student morale and demonstrate a genuine concern for FTCC and its role in the community.
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