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Honors Program

Honors students, alums, 和 ambassadors discuss their experiences in the Honors Program

Program Overview

ACC’s Honors Program offers core curriculum courses with an emphasis on in-depth 研究 和 discussion in small classes limited to 15 students, taught by faculty who enhance their students’ academic experiences with special projects, 实地考察旅行, guest lectures, 和 a variety of creative 和 experiential learning opportunities. The seminar environment allows students close interaction with faculty 和 other highly motivated Honors students.

The Honors Program also offers paid internships 和 奖学金, as well as leadership 和 服务 opportunities. Students who take Honors courses gain a competitive edge in the transfer process to four-year colleges 和 universities; each course receives an Honors designation on ACC transcripts.

Program Benefits

  • Small class sizes that foster in-depth discussion
  • 课程 involving 研究, independent inquiry, project-based learning, creative expression, 服务-learning, 和 other kinds of experiential learning
  • Special events 和 programming
  • Honors advising
  • Honors Scholars receive recognition on transcripts 和 honor cords for graduation ceremonies
  • Paid internships奖学金
  • Transfer Agreements: ACC’s Honors Program has 协议 with certain Texas universities that allow students to easily apply credit they’ve earned at ACC to their university education

Program Eligibility

Meet at least one of the following minimum requirements:

  • Top 15 percent of graduating high school class
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4-point scale
  • 26 or higher on the ACT or 1170 or higher on the SAT (Critical Reading & Math sections only)
  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.25 or higher (after completion of nine or more transferable credit hours)

Since intellectual motivation is a significant factor in determining academic success, those who fall slightly short of the criteria but who wish to undertake the challenge may be admitted at the discretion of the Honors Chair. For students who are returning to college after at least five years 和 would like a “fresh start,” we will consider only the most recent college grades. 联系 [email protected] 有关详细信息,.

Mission Statement

The ACC Honors Program provides curious, highly motivated students the opportunity to become part of a diverse learning community dedicated to deep intellectual engagement. Students take an active role in their scholarly development by exploring topics of societal 和 global significance through in-depth discussion, 研究, independent inquiry, creative scholarship, 和 different kinds of experiential learning in a supportive, inclusive environment. Offering a variety of leadership 和 服务 opportunities, the Honors Program provides students with access to transformative experiences that further academic 和 personal growth. 


  • Honors Student Organization (HSO)

  • Student-led organization that builds community 和 provides opportunities for leadership, 服务, 和更多的.

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