Honors Enrichment Program Completion Certificate

The Certificate of Achievement in Honors Enrichment Program is designed to recognize the accomplishments of students who complete the Honors Enrichment Program. The mission of the program is to create a community of scholars that embody the values of inclusivity, engagement, academic research and rigor, leadership, positive transgressive behavior, and holistic well-being. Students will have the opportunity to engage in close interactions between students in the program, counselors, and professors, taking challenging courses that will help them develop lifelong skills that can be used inside and outside the classroom, including such skills as critical thinking, scholarly writing, research, presentation skills, and service learning opportunities. Honors provides opportunities for personal growth and cultivates culturally aware citizens who are leaders, innovators, and advocates. The program helps foster a passion for learning and active engagement in the college environment and improves transfer opportunities for students who complete the program.


Course Title Credits
Completion Requirements 1
One of the following Honors Seminar Courses with a grade of "C" or better:
Honors Studies: Humanities
Honors Studies: Social Sciences
Honors Studies: Science
4 additional honors courses in a minimum of 3 disciplines with a grade of "C" or better:
College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition)
Honors College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition)
One of the following Math courses (or higher):
College Algebra
Ideas of Mathematics
Calculus for Social Science and Business
Introduction to Statistics
Total Units18-29

Completion Requirements:

  • Completion of HEP-201, HEP-202 or HEP-203 with a letter grade of "C" or better.
  • Completion of 4 additional Honors courses in a minimum of 3 disciplines with a letter grade of "C" or better.
  • Completion of ENGL-101 or ENGL-101H by the first semester in the program.
  • Completion of transfer-level Math by the second semester in the program.
  • Maintenance of a 3.0 GPA in all honors coursework.
  • Maintenance of the qualifying GPA.
  • Completion of 200 Honors points for participation in recognized honors events.

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