Honors Program Benefits


  • Early enrollment*
  • Eligible for scholarship(s)*
  • Work one-on-one with faculty
  • Explore areas of interest in greater depth
  • Small class size and availability of honors sections of courses that “dig deeper, aim higher”*
  • Membership in the Honors Student Association
  • Focused scheduling, curriculum and course advising and counseling
  • Opportunities to attend and present at national and regional conferences
  • Graduation ceremony especially for Honors Program graduates*
  • Special recognition at JCCC graduation ceremony*
  • Enhanced preparation for transfer to a four-year degree program
  • Transfer/scholarship assistance and facilitation of entry into university honors programs
  • More competitive resume or curriculum vitae
  • Opportunity to connect with an honors peer mentor
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • Ability to transfer JCCC honors credits to four-year colleges and universities
  • Sense of personal accomplishment and fulfillment

*Available only to students admitted to the honors program who plan to graduate from JCCC.