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Academic Degree Abbreviations
A.A. ................ Associate of Arts
A.A.S. ................ Associate of Applied Science
B.A. ................ Bachelor of Arts
B.A.S. ................ Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
B.B.A. ................ Bachelor of Business Administration
B.F.A. ................ Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.M. ................ Bachelor of Music
B.S. ................ Bachelor of Science
B.T. ................ Bachelor of Technology
CERT ................ Certificate
E.M. ................ Engineer of Mines
M.A. ................ Master of Arts
M.A.T. ................ Master of Arts in Teaching
M.B.A. ................ Master of Business Administration
M.C.E. ................ Master of Civil Engineering
M.Ed. ................ Master of Education
M.E.E. ................ Master of Electrical Engineering
M.F.A. ................ Master of Fine Arts
M.S. ................ Master of Science
M.S.E. ................ Master of Software Engineering

Ph.D.

................ Doctor of Philosophy

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Confirmation of degrees and honors for the May 2005 degree candidates whose names are listed in this program will be made when final grades are received.

Associate and baccalaureate degree students who graduated with honors in August and December 2004 and candidates for graduation in May 2005 wear a gold honor cord. Cumulative grade point averages required for graduating with honors are as follows:

Summa Cum Laude.....4.00
Magna Cum Laude.....3.80-3.99
Cum Laude.....3.50-3.79

Honors Program
The Honors Program designation indicates acceptance to this program which requires exceptional academic performance and achievement in an unusually challenging course of study. Honors students must complete credits in specially designed Honors courses and an Honors senior thesis in their major discipline. Students may also earn honors credits by studying abroad or through internships. The UAF Honors Program is open to students in all majors and emphasizes undergraduate research.

Golden Key Honor Society
An interdisciplinary organization to recognize and encourage outstanding upper division students, Golden Key is an international student-run service organization committed to meeting the needs of scholastic achievers. Initiated members wear a gold medallion on a blue and gold ribbon, a gold satin sash with a blue logo or a blue and gold honor cord.

Student Leadership Honors
Leadership Honors recognize students who have made significant contributions to enhancing UAF’s mission, the surrounding community and the promotion of student life, all while maintaining academic excellence. Student leadership honorees wear a burgundy honor cord.

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is open to students in all academic disciplines. PKP promotes the pursuit of excellence and the recognition of outstanding achievement by students and faculty alike. Membership is limited to the top students of each graduating class, and initiated members wear a blue ribbon and medallion bearing the symbolic seal of the society.

Student Ambassador
Students involved in the Student Ambassador Program have demonstrated outstanding campus leadership and have supported the growth of the university through new student recruitment and community service efforts.

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