To recognize outstanding academic achievement, at the end of each Fall and Spring Semester, a Dean’s List will be posted in the College of Pharmacy. This list will contain the names of those eligible students who are in the top twenty percent of their class and who have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher for the preceding semester.
Degrees with Distinction
To become a candidate for the Pharm.D. degree with distinction, a student must be eligible, be in the top twenty percent (20%) of the graduating class, and meet one of the following criteria:
- Highest Distinction: The student must have an accumulated grade point average of 4.0.
- High Distinction: The student must have an accumulated grade point average of 3.80 or above.
- Distinction: The student must have an accumulated grade point average of at least 3.50 but less than 3.80.
Honors Research Program
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers a student research opportunity entitled the Pharm.D. Honors Research Program. This program has been instituted for the purpose of encouraging pharmacy students to pursue research oriented careers. In addition to research related education during the fall and spring semesters, research conducted during the summer provides the student with the opportunity for uninterrupted study. Participation is through application to the Honors Research Program Committee. Information concerning the program may be obtained from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Office.