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Academic Recognition

Administration Honors

Students who complete all units with a grade point average of 3.50 or higher will graduate with honors. Students whose grade point average is 4.00 will graduate with high honors. All grades and units earned at other colleges, including Allan Hancock College, are used in computing the student’s GPA for graduation.

Dean’s List

Upon grade finalization for every semester, students who complete 12 units or more in letter-graded course with a grade point average of 3.50 or higher will be placed on the Dean’s List and will receive notification from the office of the Superintendent/President via the student’s myHancock email account.

Alpha Gamma Sigma

This designation is a California state honor organization, dedicated to promoting and acknowledging scholarship at the community college level, is situated at Allan Hancock College. Designated Faculty Advisors oversee the dissemination of membership requirements to eligible students. Allan Hancock College is recognized as the Aquarius Chapter.


Dean’s Honors, Administration Honors and Alpha Gamma Sigma are recorded on the student’s transcript.