Curriculum, Honors, and Academic Regulations spring semesters or during the summer months which would enable them to work full-time at the site. Students have access to on-campus, local, regional, national, and international contacts for internship opportunities through resources in Career Services and the Experiential Education Office, and on the Career Center web site: www.uj.edu/career-center. Internships and other experiential education opportunities may not be available in all states and/or countries. Please see the Career Center Director for more information. The Career Alumni Network, alumni and friends of UJ, provides contacts for job shadows and information regarding careers. F-1 International students seeking curricular and optional practical training should consult the Director of International Admission. For more Career information, contact the Career Center Director located in Raugust Library.
Distinction in Degrees Scholastic excellence is recognized with diploma designations as follows:
The Dean’s List of Outstanding Scholars The dean’s list of outstanding scholars includes all full-time students who at the end of any given semester earn a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of twelve semester credits, exclusive of “Pass” credits. College Fellows A limited number of outstanding junior and senior students are selected each year by the faculty for the distinction of College Fellow. Recipients are to be of exemplary character and must possess an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better as well as a grade point average of 3.50 or better in their majors. Fellows may tutor or teach under the direction of their department chair(s) and hold rank just below that of college instructor. 36
Latin Honor Minimum GPA Summa Cum Laude ............................. 3.90 Magna Cum Laude . ............................. 3.70 Cum Laude ........................................... 3.50 The honors-level grade point average must be maintained on both the University of Jamestown credits attempted and the cumulative grade point average, including all transfer credits. Honor Societies Students who qualify may join honor societies that have chapters at the University of Jamestown. Current honor societies are Alpha Chi (academic), Alpha Mu Gamma (foreign language), Beta, Beta, Beta (Biology), Lambda Pi Eta (communication), Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Lambda Theta (education), Psi Chi (psychology), and Sigma Theta Tau (nursing).
Academic Credit A unit of credit (one credit hour) is defined as the equivalent of one 50-minute class period per week for one semester with a minimum of two hours of additional work outside of class meeting time for each hour in class, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. For internships, practicums and student teaching, credits awarded based on average hours per week with 40 hours per 1 credit including 2 or more hours of additional coursework. Measurement for Laboratory courses is equivalent of one credit for each 3 hour lab. For lessons, a credit is earned for each ½ hour of lesson time. Attendance The participation of students in all regularly scheduled classes is considered an