Enjoy stimulating work, smaller class sizes 而且 mentorships

Open to highly motivated 而且 academically talented students in our Associate of 艺术, Associate of Fine 艺术, 而且 Associate of Science transfer degree programs, our Honors Program offers an enriched academic experience. The program cultivates academic excellence in small, specialized classes, with collaborative 而且 experiential learning opportunities, 而且 extra-curricular activities emphasizing intellectual development 而且 leadership 社区服务.

荣誉项目 Benefits

  • Academic challenge, creativity, critical thinking, 而且 cultural experiences;
  • Social activities with honors faculty, students, 而且 honors committee members;
  • Personalized advising;
  • Eligibility to compete for full-tuition scholarships;
  • Honors designation on your transcripts 而且 diploma;
  • Enhanced transfer opportunities with highly selective four-year transfer partners; 而且
  • Recognition at commencement.

The College awards 25 荣誉项目 奖学金 each year semester to students who commit to completing the program 而且 their degree at Montco. Awards are based on merit 以及未满足的需求. If you wish to be considered for an Honors scholarship, you must:

  • 应用 to the College 而且 the 荣誉项目
  • Be pursuing your first college degree
  • Make significant progress towards your degree each semester
  • Be a resident of Montgomery County, PA

It is preferable to have also filed a FAFSA.


  • Critical thinking: Identify 而且 devise well-defined solutions for identified problems 和问题.
  • Effective oral 而且 written communication: Clearly defend a position on a problem or issue orally 而且 in writing.
  • Civic engagement: Collaborate with members of the College 而且 community organizations to identify, analyze, 而且 participate in community needs related to civic issues of local 而且 global concern.

应用 to the 荣誉项目

If you’re interested in participating in the 荣誉项目, taking an individual Honors course or Honors scholarship opportunities you must complete the application 尽可能早. Admission to the program is selective 而且 based on a variety 的标准. You do not need to meet all of the criteria, but you do need to meet 至少有两个.

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应用 to the 荣誉项目


The 荣誉项目 may be completed on a full- or part-time basis. 荣誉课程 are offered in fall 而且 spring 学期, 而且 Honors Capstone projects are possible throughout the academic year.

General Education Requirements

You must complete at least three of the following General Education 荣誉课程.

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cms - 120 h Public Speaking, Honors 3
eng - 101 h English Composition I, Honors 3
eng - 102 h English Composition II, Honors 3
他的- 101 h History of Western Civilization I: Ancient, Medieval, 而且 Early Modern, Honors 3
他的- 203 h History of the United States: To 18777, Honors 3
他的- 205 h History of the United States: From 1877, Honors 3
小组- 101 h Introduction to Psychology, Honors 3


You must complete at least one of the two following Honors options.

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亲爱的203 h Honors Experience: (topic) 3
  an approved Honors Capstone project in a major course 3

Additional Program Requirements

Upon acceptance to the 荣誉项目, you are required to:

  • Participate in the Honors Club or leadership in an appropriate alternate student organization (e.g. SGA, PTK, MAT, PBL, Psychology Club).
  • Participate in one community service activity each semester.
  • Participate in one extra-curricular intellectual experience each semester.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.2或更高.

Other Honors Opportunities

Available to interested 而且 eligible students, the College offers:

  • Enrollment in individual 荣誉课程-- students who have completed 12 college credits 而且 have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.2或更高 may take 荣誉课程 while completing their degree requirements.
  • Two chapters of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society for two-year college students. Invitations are sent early in the Fall 而且 Spring 学期.
  • A chapter of Mu Alpha Theta, the Math Honor Society.
  • A chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha, the Honors Society for Dental Hygiene students.