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Honors Program

Online services are available to Honors students

Honors counseling is available over Zoom. Schedule your online appointment. For direct assistance, text or call (951) 723-7344 during normal business hours.

Welcome to the Honors Program at Moreno Valley College. The Honors Program is a learning community that encourages students to expand personal and academic horizons. Join the Honors Program to foster friendships and encourage curiosity as you strive toward academic excellence.

 

Honors Application and Requirements  Honors Counseling Services  Honors Transfer Agreements

 

Why join the Honors Program?

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The Honors Program will support you, challenge you, and help you grow. In return for participation in your classes and community, Honors students receive:

  • Priority registration
  • Scholarship workshops
  • One-on-one student-faculty mentoring
  • Small class sizes
  • Specialized counseling
  • Field trips to local transfer colleges
  • Dedicated study and collaboration space
  • Opportunities to do original research
  • Opportunities to attend and present at local and statewide conferences
  • Upon program completion, students can take advantage of transfer agreements with over 30 colleges and universities. Transfer agreements offer special admissions consideration, honors-to-honors transfer, research opportunities, housing priority, scholarship priority and more.

 

How do I join the Honors Program?

Students must apply to join the Honors program. Honors program applications are accepted year round for both current RCCD students as well as first-time college students. Requirements include a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Learn how to apply

 

Honors Classes

  • Honors classes are limited to 20 students to allow greater emphasis on critical thinking and active student participation.
  • Honors students read more primary texts and not simply textbook material.
  • Honors classes develop your writing and critical thinking skills. Expect at least 20 pages of formal, graded written work to prepare you for the demands of university-level assignments.
  • Honors classes use innovative teaching strategies to challenge students to discover creative or original solutions and conclusions.

Spring Honors Courses

  • Art 6 Honors
  • Philosophy 10 Honors
  • Political Science 2 Honors
  • Spanish 2 Honors

See Course Offerings

 

 

 

Contact Us

Phone Number:

(951) 571-6948

Location:

Humanities Building, Room 205B

Hours:

The Honors Center is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Online support is currently being offered.

Coordinator:

James A. Bany, Ph.D.

Email:

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