Sociology & Anthropology
Each year the departmental faculty recognizes students, primarily seniors, for achievement of high quality in sociology. The Samuel Witchell Medallion and other awards are given to students on the basis of academic achievement or contributions to the department. The types of awards, the criteria for each, and the procedures to be used in determining who shall receive the awards are listed below.
• The Samuel Witchell Medallion
The Samuel Witchell Medallion
Certificate of Merit for Academic Achievement
Certificate of Merit for Student Leadership
The University's qualifications for academic honors at commencement are based on the student's cumulative academic honor average at the end of the first semester of the senior year: a minimum of 45 semester hours of course work are to have been completed at Rowan University at the time of grade point average computation. Academic honors are indicated on the student's transcript according to the following designations:
Summa Cum Laude - 3.850 - 4.00 Grade Point Average