The WSCC Honors Program: Creating a Fellowship of Learning
Join The WSCC Honors Program!
The WSCC Honors Program creates opportunities for energetic, committed students to engage in challenging coursework and projects.
Honors students enjoy
- close collaboration with faculty
- smaller class sizes and greater intellectual rigor
- research opportunities beyond those available to other students
- opportunities for service learning
- more personalized advising
- additional assistance with the transfer process
- seminars and colloquia where the Honors community and invited guests meet for discussion, debate, and fun
Stream-lined Application Process!
- Applications accepted on a rolling basis
- Submit a completed application (with a brief essay component) to the The WSCC Honors Program Coordinator
- One letter of recommendation (this requirement is waived if you meet with at least one member of The WSCC Honors Program Committee)
- Applicants should have at least a 3.0 GPA and/or good scores on ACCUPLACER or ACT
Official Honors Courses offered for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
- English Composition I
- English Composition II
- Introduction to Film
- Introduction to Sociology
- Introduction to Physics
- Introduction to Biology
(NOTE: These courses will not be offered in both semesters, so please inquire about their availability)
Check out The WSCC Honors Program's Honors Option Initiative!
- Pursue passion projects
- Work independently or in collaboration with peers
- Enjoy faculty mentorship
- Click here for more information.
Minimum Requirements to become a WSCC Honors Program Graduate:
- Students who begin the Program in their first year, must take 4 – 6 Honors Courses (or complete 4 – 6 Honors Option projects) for a total of 12 – 18 credit hours
- Students who begin the Program in their second year, must take 2 – 4 Honors Courses (or complete 2 – 4 Honors Option projects) for a total of 6 – 12 credit hours
The WSCC Honors Program nurtures the talents of our most academically gifted and motivated students. With emphasis placed on collaboration with faculty and peers, intellectual advancement, and service learning, the students develop as creative and critical thinkers in the 21st Century, and prepare to become leaders in this community and beyond.
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Dr. Christina Veladota
Associate Professor, English & Literature
Washington State Community College
Arts & Sciences, Room 255
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta, OH 45750