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Honors Certificate

The Honors Program offers academically excellent students a variety of enrichment opportunities to assist them in attaining their full academic potential.  Students are admitted to the Honors Program when they complete with a grade of C or better.

Before enrolling in this program, students must meet certain requirements:

1.a. Incoming freshmen, with less than 12 college credits, must have maintained a GPA of at least 3.5 at an accredited high school, and scored 90 or higher on both the reading and writing portions of the College assessment tests.
1.b. Continuing students must have completed at least 12 college credits in courses numbered 100 or higher, with a GPA of 3.5 or better.
2. Complete HON 101 Honors Colloquium with a grade of B or better.

Special Admissions Program: You are not fully admitted to this program until you have fulfilled the requirements listed above. See the an advisor for details.

Program Requirements

To earn this certificate, students must complete a minimum of 15 credits of honors course work with an overall 3.5 GPA.

Required Core Courses:

A grade of B or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
HON 101 Honors Colloquium 3
Subtotal 3

Required Support Courses

Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following Courses. A grade of B or better is required for graduation.

HON 210 College Honors Advisory Council 1
HON 244 Honors Field Excursions 1-3
HON 296 Honors Independent Study Project 1-3
WRT 101HC English Composition I (Honors Content) 3
WRT 102HC English Composition II (Honors Content) 3
    Honors Content* courses in any prefix 3-12
    Honors Contracts** in regular classes
(Meet with an Honors Coordinator at any campus)
Subtotal 12
Total 15

* See Schedule of Classes for current offerings.

** To start an Honors Contract you must have completed HON 101.  Meet with an Honors Coordinator at any campus or contact us.