Missouri State announces Summer 2012 graduation candidates
Missouri State University conferred 481 degrees during the summer commencement ceremonies Aug. 3 at JQH Arena.
A total of 291 bachelor’s degrees, 180 master’s degrees, seven specialist degrees and three doctorate degrees were conferred. Beyond the standard expectations, 10 students were recognized for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College. Scholastic honors were given to four students who graduated summa cum laude (with a grade point average of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale), four who graduated magna cum laude (with a GPA of 3.75-3.89) and 17 who graduated cum laude (with a GPA of 3.5-3.74).
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