Paul Frank, PhD, Honors Program Coordinator,
RN 234, email@example.com
What is the Honors Program all about?
The Honors Program at Sacramento City College offers students the opportunity to:
- Challenge themselves intellectually in three-unit Honors Scholars courses in a variety of disciplines
- Become a member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society
- Qualify for the UCLA Transfer Alliance Program (video)
- Interact socially and academically with a diverse group of students, faculty and community members
- Participate in service related activities, conferences, and conventions
- Be invited to annual awards banquet
- Recieve scholarships
Honors Scholars courses are:
- University transferable
- Smaller than regular classes (usually limited to fifteen students)
- Dependent upon student participation and research
Students who complete four (4) honors courses with a "B" average receive:
- A certificate, celebrating the accomplishment
- A cash award
- An "Honors Scholar" notation on their transcript
How can I qualify for the Honors Scholars courses?
- Enrolled or will be enrolled full-time or part-time at Sacramento City College
- Maintain a 3.0 GPA or better based on high school or college transcripts
- Eligibility for or successful completion of ENGWR 300 (formerly English IA)
How can I become a member of Phi Theta Kappa?
- Attend our weekly meeting Thursdays at noon (12:00 PM) in Rodda North 220
- Enroll at SCC in at least .5 unit
- Have at least a 3.5 GPA
- Have completed at least 12 units of course work at SCC in classes applicable towards an AA, AS, or BA degree
- If you fulfill the above criteria, watch for your invitation from PTK in September or February to complete the online application
How do I qualify for the UCLA TAP?
- Have completed at least five (5) honors courses over several semesters at SCC
- Maintain a 3.2 GPA
- Become UCLA TAP certified by Honors Program Coordinator and Transfer Center Director during Spring semester prior to transfer