Honors

Honors Graduation

Honors Graduation Medallions
Honors Graduation Medallions

To graduate with honors from the Honors Program, a student must be eligible to graduate from the college and must meet additional requirements as detailed: 

  • at least, 3.5 MCCCD cumulative GPA
  • completion of fifteen (15) credit hours in Honors coursework across three (3) disciplines, and
  • completion of co-curricular event requirements

Graduates who have the following grade point average and complete the additional requirements will graduate with the following distinctions:

Honors Scholar Cum Laude [with distinction]

  • GPA 3.5-3.69

Honors Scholar Magna Cum Laude [with high distinction]

  • GPA 3.70-3.89
  • Complete HON190 with a “C” or higher
  • Complete 5-10 hours of Service Learning
  • Present at the Honors Expo
  • Complete two (2) additional co-curricular events and complete required reflections

Honors Scholar Summa Cum Laude [with highest distinction]

  • GPA 3.90-4.0
  • Complete HON190 with a “C” or higher
  • Complete 15+ hours of Service Learning
  • Present at the Honors Expo
  • Complete four (4) additional co-curricular events and complete required reflections