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Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Commonwealth Honors designation, students must:

  1. Earn a 3.25 overall GPA or higher.
  2. Satisfy the UMass Lowell Commonwealth Honors Curriculum Requirements.
  3. Submit at least one approved Enrichment Requirement (E1) for each semester you are in the Honors College.
  4. Create, document, and present an Honors Thesis/Project.


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