Honors is about striving for excellence. We are not satisfied with “meets standards” or just passively sitting through classes. We demand more from our college experience, and expect to use what we learn in our local and global communities.
To this end, the Honors College at FCC provides a variety of learning opportunities. Students can engage in:
Our classes also introduce students to the realm of scholarly research, which anchors the honors experience. By learning to interpret and generate knowledge, honor students gain a deeper understanding of issues and develop the skills needed to contribute to today’s world. Hallmarks of honor research projects include:
Successfully implemented (see Honors Rubric), these hallmarks distinguish a student’s work from general education standards. Superior performance (level 6) will be worthy of presenting at a student honors conference.
Various opportunities are available each year to students that offer opportunities for Honors Contracts in conjunction with the ID 250: Global Scholar Course travel opportunities and other course related travel.
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