Honors work is designed to challenge you and help you develop intellectually, socially and personally. Most courses help you meet your graduation goals. See At The Colleges for course details.
The Honors Program at the Maricopa Community College is committed to helping students achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Think Critically
- includes supporting and arranging arguments, devising solutions, analyzing issues, and critiquing beliefs.
- Communicate Effectively
- includes appropriately expressing ideas to diverse audiences in spoken and written contexts.
- includes employing scholarly standards of conduct, demonstrating respect for intellectual property, and accepting responsibility for active civic engagement.
- includes being an independent and life-long learner, and achieving educational and career goals.
- Demonstrate Integrity
- Prepare for Future Success
- Presidents’ Scholarship - This scholarship is for incoming first-year college students who meet the criterion (see the "How to Join" section).
- Honors Achievement Award - This scholarship is for current college students who have already completed at least twelve (12) college credits and are maintaining at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
- Once you’re in an Honors Program, you’ll find several other scholarship opportunities that are open to Honors students only.
Honors students can take advantage of numerous co-curricular events, including lectures, workshops, community service projects, travel, etc. Contact the Honors Program at the college of your choice for more.
Honors students have a unique opportunity to study with faculty who are committed to the Honors mission. Their classes and projects are not ‘harder,’ but are enriched so as to stimulate your thinking. Honors faculty often use provocative and innovative materials covering central concepts and cutting edge explorations; and they create an informal environment that encourages discussion and debate on important topics.
Graduate from the Honors Program
Honors students who earn at least 15 Honors credits while maintaining at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA can graduate from the Honors Program at their college. Some colleges have additional graduation requirements. See At The Colleges for more.
For more information about the Honors Program, contact Don Jensen-Bobadilla, Project Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 480.731.8296.