About the Honors Program

The Honors Program provides motivated students the opportunity to work closely with instructors and other motivated students in advanced levels of critical thinking, analysis, research, writing, and communication.

Honors courses are open to all students who submit an Intake Form (click "Apply" above). 

If you would like recognition for completing the Honors PROGRAM, see the details by clicking "Apply" above.

CSU/UC Transfer Courses

Most Honors courses meet IGETC and CSU GE-B transfer requirements and are taught by outstanding faculty, selected for their special interest in working with Honors students.

Honors Benefits

  • Academic transfer counseling.
  • UCLA TAP & UCI Honors to Honors Certification.
  • Priority admission consideration UCLA, UCI and many other colleges and universities.
  • Honors Scholar recognition for completing 15 Honors units.

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Departments With Honors Courses

To see if a course is currently offering an Honors section, please check online course schedule. Click links below for department web pages.

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If you're thinking about transferring to a university - join the Honors Transfer Project. I have met some of my best friends through that program as well as found myself in a community of faculty, staff, and students who all are there to help you get to wherever you want to be.

Lina Kawas '16

Honors Transfer to UCSD

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Honors Chemistry

Honors Students presented their projects in Chemistry.

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Honors Communication Studies

Honors Students debate in Communication Studies


Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: Students in the Honors Program will participate in activities outside of the classroom that will complement their educational experience.

SAO 2: Students in the Honors Program will have the opportunity to work with faculty to develop and conduct research.