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Honors Program

The Honors Center is open! Visit the Humanities Building, Room 205B.

Meet with your professors during their hours of availability. Skip down to the Contact Us area to learn more.

Contact Us

Online services remain available.

Honors counseling is available over Zoom. Schedule your online appointment →

For direct assistance, call (951) 571-6104 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 Partnerships


Honors Program Open House and Pizza Social

Learn more about honors courses!

Thursday, June 2 from 12:15 - 12:25 pm in the Honors Center, Humanities 205B

Join the Honors Program for an open house and pizza social event on campus! Learn about MVC Honors, meet your instructors, enjoy pizza and drinks and hear more about fall 2022 classes.

This event is on campus and requires students to have a CLEARED4 pass.

To attend, RSVP by May 25 to


Why join the Honors Program?

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, which allows Honors students to register for any MVC classes before regular registration opens
  • 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.


  • Your success starts at MVC
  • Your success starts at MVC
  • Your success starts at MVC



"I found the dedicated teaching and small class sizes facilitated my success..."
— Rozalyn Wood, MVC Honors Alumna

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

Read Student Success Stories



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 2022 Honors Courses

  • Humanities 10 Honors
  • Psychology 1 Honors
  • Biology 60 Honors
  • Political Science 1 Honors

Fall 2022 Honors Courses

  • Math 1A Honors
  • Communications 9 Honors
  • Sociology 10 Honors
  • English 1B Honors

See Course Offerings




Contact Us

Meet with Honors faculty in Humanities, Room 205B


9 - 10 am (Professor Floerke)
10 - 11 am (Professor Sinigaglia)
11 am - 1 pm (Professor Johnson)


10 - 11 am (Professor Sinigaglia)
11 am - 1 pm (Professor Johnson)


10:45 - 11:45 am (Professor Werner-Fraczek)
11 am - 1 pm (Professor Rocco)
1 - 4 pm (Professor Trejo)


10:30 - 11:30 am (Professor Bany)

Phone Number:

(951) 571-6948


Humanities Building, Room 205B


James A. Bany, Ph.D.


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