Honors University Transfer Program

Program Overview

The Honors University Transfer Program provides highly motivated students the opportunity to work closely with instructors and other motivated students in advanced levels of critical thinking, analysis, research, writing, and communication. The goal of the Program is to engage, support, and challenge self-motivated students to pursue a deeper education, enabling them to create opportunities for success in both their personal and professional lives. Honors courses offer enriched educational experiences through our Honors faculty, challenging coursework, typically smaller class sizes, and the opportunity to study with other highly motivated students.

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Honors Program West Valley College

Benefits

Honors student at graduation

The Honors University Transfer Program provides highly motivated students the opportunity to work closely with instructors and other motivated students in advanced levels of critical thinking, analysis, research, writing, and communication. The goal of the Program is to engage, support, and challenge self-motivated students to pursue a deeper education, enabling them to create opportunities for success in both their personal and professional lives. Honors courses offer enriched educational experiences through our Honors faculty, challenging coursework, typically smaller class sizes, and the opportunity to study with other highly motivated students.

Eligibility

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West Valley College Student Qualifications

  • Earn a GPA of 3.25 or higher in at least 9 units of university transferable work at WVC
  • Complete English 1A with a grade of A or B (or take 1A concurrently with your first semester of Honors courses and earn an A or B)

High School Student Qualifications

  • Earn a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5

Maintaining Membership

To maintain active membership in the Program, students must:
  • Maintain 3.25 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Recommended: Enroll in at least two Honors courses each year
You will have completed the Honors Program after successfully taking 5 Honors courses with a GPA of 3.4 or higher

Apply for Membership

In addition to the application, please email a copy of your transcript to Sam%20Liu.



Complete Application for Honors Admission

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Honors Program Coordinator

Honors Counselor

Last Updated 6/28/19