Verify you meet the eligibility requirements and submit the program application, which is available online or at the Honors Program office.
To be in the Honors Program at Austin Community College, you must fill out an application and meet ONE of the following criteria:
To register for an honors course you must be pre-approved, or “cleared,” for the specific class(es) you want to take prior to registering
Honors course registration is restricted to only those students who are admitted to the Honors Program and have received program approval to register for a specific class. You should contact the program office early. Courses are limited to 15 students, and registration approval is given on a first-come, first-served basis.
You can expect an engaging and intellectually challenging class in an intimate setting, taught by outstanding faculty who emphasize active learning through in-depth class discussion, projects, research, presentations, or other activities designed to promote scholastic excellence. You can also expect to find a small group of like-minded students that are ready to fully engage in projects and group discussions.
No. Once you have been accepted to the program, you do NOT need to reapply at any time (even if your GPA declines).
No, your ACC tuition covers Honors Program membership. Some classes may charge fees to cover optional field trips. However, nothing outside regular course materials is required.
You can reach the Honors Program Office any of the following ways: