Full-time students who achieve a term grade point average of
3.0 or above in 12 or more units of graded courses are placed on
the Dean’s List as a recognition of academic achievement. This
honor is noted on the student’s permanent academic record.
Alpha Gamma Sigma
Alpha Gamma Sigma is the California community college honor
society. All life members of the California Scholarship Federation
and those who graduated with a minimum grade point
average of 3.5 at the high school level are eligible for temporary
membership during their first term at Contra Costa College.
Initial membership is attained by completing 12 term units in
a maximum of three terms with a cumulative grade point average of
3.0. Permanent status is achieved by maintaining membership and
a high grade point average. Membership in Alpha Gamma Sigma is
noted on the student’s permanent academic record.
If you become eligible for membership, you will be notified
of your eligibility and encouraged to become an active member
of the society’s Contra Costa Chapter. For further information,
contact chapter advisor Wendy Williams (LA-17).
Graduation with Honors
Students who attain the associate degree are recognized as
graduating with honors as follows:
1. Honors Graduate: A student who earns a cumulative grade
point average between 3.25 and 3.74 in all degree-applicable
2. President’s Scholar: A student who earns a cumulative
grade point average of 3.75 or higher in all