ACC’s Honors Program offers core curriculum courses with an emphasis on in-depth research and discussion in small classes limited to 15 students, taught by exceptional faculty who enhance their students’ academic experiences with special projects, field trips, guest lectures, and a variety of creative and experiential learning opportunities. The seminar environment allows students close interaction with faculty and other highly motivated Honors students.
The Honors Program also offers paid internships and scholarships, as well as leadership and service opportunities. Students who take Honors courses gain a competitive edge in the transfer process to four-year colleges and universities.
Meet at least one of the following minimum requirements:
Since intellectual motivation is a significant factor in determining academic success, those who fall slightly short of the criteria but who wish to undertake the challenge may be admitted at the discretion of the Honors Chair.
The ACC Honors Program provides curious, highly motivated students the opportunity to become part of a diverse learning community dedicated to deep intellectual engagement. Students take an active role in their scholarly development by exploring topics of societal and global significance through in-depth discussion, research, independent inquiry, creative scholarship, and different kinds of experiential learning in a supportive, inclusive environment. Offering a variety of leadership and service opportunities, the Honors Program provides students with access to transformative experiences that further academic and personal growth.