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Honors Program

Eastfield College Honors Program

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What is the Honors Program?

The Honors Program is designed for students who are interested in joining a community of scholars and who are interested improving their academic record in preparation for university transfer. 

What are the benefits to joining the Honors Program?

  • Participation in service learning, community service, and leadership activities.
  • Access to small honors classes encouraging interaction and discussion
  • Fellowship with other motivated students who share common goals
  • Honors designation on transcripts helping to build stronger applications for scholarships and university admissions
  • Enhanced ability to qualify for transfer into university honors programs
  • Assignment to an Honors Program mentor who will provide individualized guidance
  • Great preparation for university-level work
  • Access to Honors Program Study Lounge

How do I join the Honors Program?

Students who meet the following requirements are encouraged to apply to the program:

  • GPA of 3.5 for entering freshmen or current students who have completed at least 12 hours of college-level credit
  • TSI met in both reading and writing
  • Good academic standing with Eastfield College and/or previous institutions attended

Students who meet these requirements may complete the Honors Program Application Form.  Applicants will also need to obtain two letters of recommendation. One must be from a former instructor and the second may be from an instructor or an advisor/ counselor familiar with your academic work.

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What are the requirements to graduate from the Honors Program?

To graduate from the Honors Program and to receive the Honors Scholars distinction the following requirements must be met:

  • Completion of at least 12 hours of honors courses in the Eastfield Honors Program.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.35.
  • Completion of approved service learning and/or community service hours.
  • Participation in approved leadership building opportunities.

Useful Links:

E-LEAD:  Find out about leadership workshops for completing your hours at: www.eastfieldcollege.edu/ssi/studentlife/SLA.asp

SERVICE LEARNING: Obtain information about completing your Service Learning Requirements at: 


Phi Theta Kappa:

www.ptk.org (International  Organization) or

www.eastfieldcollege.edu/SSI/studentlife/PTK/index.asp (Local Chapter)

email: efcptk@gmail.com


Great Plains Honors Council www.greatplainshonors.com

National Collegiate Honors Council www.nchchonors.org

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University Partnerships:


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