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Requirements

To take Honors Courses

Individuals must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible for the program:

  • Combined SAT score of 1700 or higher
  • Accuplacer score of 275 or higher to register for WRT 101Honors
  • College Grade Point Average of 3.4 or higher
  • A professor’s or counselor’s recommendation
  • A minimum SAT score of 600, or math placement exam score of 90 to 120, to be eligible for honors math

Even one Honors course makes you an Honors student, a claim you may use in your transfer application.

To graduate with the JKW School of Honors Diploma

Students with an AA (Associates in Arts) or an AS (Associates in Science) must complete 18 credits of Honors courses and maintain an overall GPA of 3.4 to receive the JKW School of Honors Diploma.

Students getting the AAS (Associate in Applied Science) must complete 12 credits of Honors courses and maintain an overall G.P.A of 3.4.

In addition, a student must apply for Graduation from BCC by the appropriate date and also e-mail Wendy Dodge with a list of the Honors courses he/she has taken. 

Note: Under the previous guidelines, all Business majors (A.S. and A.A.S) were required to take 12 honors credits to receive an Honors Diploma. As of the Fall 2012,18 credits are required of those business majors receiving an A.S. Degree and 12 credits are required of those business majors receiving an A.A.S. degree.

Students in certificate programs are ineligible to receive an Honors Diploma.

To register for Honors courses, please visit WebAdvisor, select the desired semester and “Honors” for a full listing of courses. For more information, please call (201) 493-3567.