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Fall 2016 Honors Classes

View the Fall 2016 Courses and learn how you can meet general education requirements with other advanced students in our Interdisciplinary Studies Program. You do not have to be a member of the Honors Program to take honors classes.

Honors courses vary from regular classes in many ways. Among them:

  • Students are active participants in class discussions and activities
  • Students are exposed to interdisciplinary theories and analysis and international and diverse perspectives not available in non-honors courses
  • Students experience innovative teaching techniques
  • Students are encouraged to develop research skills
  • Students are required to use instructional technology in their courses

SPC offers honors classes in:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Social Sciences

Graduation requirements for honors certificate or diploma

Review the requirements for graduating from SPC with an honors program certificate or diploma:

The Honors Certificate: 

  • Successful completion of IDH 2029H, the Honors Cornerstone Seminar
  • Successful completion of IDH 2028H, the Honors Capstone Seminar
  • Successful completion of a total of 16 Honors credit hours
  • Successful completion of the Honors e-portfolio
  • A GPA of 3.25 or above

The Honors Diploma: 

  • Successful completion of IDH 2029H, the Honors Cornerstone Seminar
  • Successful completion of IDH 2028H, the Honors Capstone Seminar
  • Successful completion of a total of 22 Honors credit hours
  • Successful completion of the Honors e-portfolio
  • A GPA of 3.5 or above