Honors Program Information

Continuous Honor Program Eligibility

To remain eligible for the Honors Program, a student must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in Honors Program courses.

Program Completion Criteria

  • A minimum of 9 credits completed in Honors Program courses
  • A minimum 3.20 cumulative GPA in all honors courses upon completion of Honors Program
  • A minimum 3.20 overall GPA
  • To continue with Honors Program eligibility students must maintain a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 in Honors courses

Benefits of Participating in the Honors Program

  • Courses include greater intellectual and experiential opportunities and challenges, providing enriched learning and greater depth of analysis, synthesis and evaluation of material
  • Smaller class sizes to allow for more concentrated and personalized instruction and to promote interaction between outstanding teachers and students
  • Opportunity to participate in special academic and social events
  • Access to Honors scholarships at HCC
  • The opportunity to share perspectives within a learning community and participate in research and special projects

Benefits of Completing the Honors Program

  • Special recognition at Commencement
  • Designated Honors courses on your transcript, showing transfer institutions and prospective employers your record of high achievement
  • Scholarship awards based upon availability of funds
  • Automatic Transfer Scholarship Opportunities and Automatic Honors Program Admission Opportunities