Academic Honors

Phi Alpha Eta

Phi Alpha Eta is the scholastic honor society on campus. Degree-seeking students whose cumulative grade point average (GPA) is 3.800 or higher and who have earned at least 50 total semester hours, of which 20 must be Principia semester hours, are eligible for membership.

Members of Phi Alpha Eta who are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program at Principia may audit one class each semester without paying the normal audit fee.

The Phi Alpha Eta award is made each year to the graduating senior whose work was completed with the highest Principia grade point average and who has at least 90 Principia semester hours.

Dean’s List

To be on the Dean’s List, a student must be in good standing and earn a term GPA of 4.000 in 12 or more semester hours, with no grade less than a C in any course, including non-credit courses.

Honor Roll

To be on the Honor Roll a student must be in good standing and must earn a term GPA of 3.800 or better in 12 or more semester hours, with no grade less than a C in any course, including non-credit courses.