What does it mean to be a part of the Honors Program at TJC?
The Honors Program at TJC is designed to serve highly motivated and creative students by providing an intellectually enriching, interdisciplinary two-year experience. The program fosters an atmosphere of educational excellence, focusing on intellectual exploration, community involvement, and leadership through service learning.
The TJC Honors Program is a focused academic program with unique admissions guidelines and procedures, specialized honors seminar-style courses, dedicated honors faculty, individual advising and planning, reserved housing, and special transcript notation and distinction at graduation. The honors program is open to students from all majors. We pride ourselves on being academically accommodating while ensuring that students have an intellectually rigorous experience with us.
Advantages of being in Honors
- Small, seminar-style classes
- Community of academically-focused peers
- Research opportunities in your chosen field
- Honors-specific advising
- Transfer/career planning
- Private study lounge with computers, free printing, coffee, & snacks
- Dedicated Honors Living Learning Community in Ornelas Residence Hall
- Unique opportunities on campus as an honors student
- Special recognition at graduation and transcript notation
Honors Program Affiliates
Presidential Honors Scholarships
Students who live in the TJC service area and graduate in either the top 10 or top 10 percent of their class are automatically eligible for the Honors Scholarship, which guarantees your auto…
Living and Learning Community
The Honors Living & Learning Community (LLC) is a vibrant part of the Honors experience where lifelong relationships are formed.
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