Honors Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Honors Program

The Honors Program offers:

  • A challenging curriculum designed specifically for the Honor student
  • The option of working with a distinguished Faculty member in developing a challenging Honors Contract for a transferable level course.
  • Designated Honors status on their academic transcript


In order to qualify for the Honors Program, you must meet the following requirements:

Continuing Students :

Meet all of these requirements:
  •  Cumulative college GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Completed 12 college units
  • Eligible for or have succesfully completed English 1A​

New Students 

Meet at least one of these requirements:

    • High School GPA of 3.25 or higher
    • Cumulative GED score of 3400 or higher

Plus at least one of these requirements:

    • High School AP Classes with AP Test scores of 3 or higher
    • ACT score of 22 or higher
    • SAT score of 1500 or higher

​Contact Us

Sean Abel

Dean, Humanities & Social Sciences
(408) 288-3785


Online Application

Click here to apply online now​



Honors Course Completion formhttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Honors Program Course Completion.pdfHonors Course Completion formHonors Program
Honors Program Applicationhttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Honors Program Application.pdfHonors Program ApplicationHonors Program
Honors Program Planning Contracthttp://www.sjcc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/Honors Program Planning Contract.pdfHonors Program Planning ContractHonors Program

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