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Who can enroll in an Honors class?
At SCC, you do not have to be admitted into the Honors Program to take an honors course.
A student meeting any of the following guidelines may enroll in an honors course:
If you have a posted Santiago Canyon College GPA, you may register for any Honors course by telephone or in person as you would for any other course. If you do not have a posted Santiago Canyon College GPA, you must have a signed waiver from a counselor or the Honors Program Coordinator and then register in person.
- Smaller classes
- Innovative instruction
- Enriched environment
- Unique learning community
- Earning a special honors designation on your transcript
Are Honors classes more work?
- No! An honors course is not more work, just more creative, with more student-driven activities and discussions.
- Guest speakers and field trips.
What is the mindset of Honors students?
- They recognize the importance of thinking critically and independently.
- They value education and want to get the most out of every class to achieve long-range goals.
- They thrive on close interaction with a small, supportive group of peers and faculty where everyone is on an equal footing.
- They may never have been recognized by others or themselves as honors students, but now have the chance to fulfill previously underestimated abilities and potential.