Degrees Awarded

The numbers of degrees awarded in each Curriculum and Adult Basic Skills area are provided below.

 

Table 1. Curriculum and Adult Basic Skills degrees awarded by year.1

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Curriculum Degrees            
Associate 194 192 262 232 302 306
Diploma 29 24 60 77 58 62
Certificate 119 200 181 242 197 255
   Curriculum degrees awarded with honors2 100 81 99 121 137 130
   Graduates from Haywood Early College3 NA NA 7 16 13 16
Adult Basic Skills Degrees            
GED  38 67 68 66 21 130
Adult High School Diploma 16 15 9 31 15 28
Total 396 498 580 648 593 781
1 Curriculum degrees (associate, diploma, certificate) are awarded on an academic year calendar (August - July). Adult Basic Skills degrees (GED and AHS) are awarded on a calendar year (Jan - December).

2 Degrees in Associate, Diploma or Certificate (included the degree total above) awarded with any of the following:

  • Associate degree or diploma students with a 3.50 and above cumulative grade point average (GPA) at graduation are honored as follows: Cum Laude (with praise), 3.50-3.69; Magna Cum Laude (with high praise), 3.70- 3.89; Summa Cum Laude, (with highest praise), 3.90-4.00.
  • Members of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society (may be Associate, Diploma, or Certificate student).
  • Students on the Dean's List (enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a current semester GPA of 3.50 or above) (may be Associate, Diploma, or Certificate student).

3 Early College Students earn Asssociate's degrees and are included in the Associate total.

 

Figure 1. Curriculum and Adult Basic Skills degrees awarded by year.1

1 Curriculum degrees (associate, diploma, certificate) are awarded on an academic year calendar (August - July). Adult Basic Skills degrees (GED and AHS) are awarded on a calendar year (Jan - December).

 

All data from HCC's data warehouse.
Data updated in March of each year for prior year.