Applications are available for Honors College.

The Honors College

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The CCC Honors College is accepting applications for the Fall 2020 semester.  Students MUST meet all requirements to be admitted into the program in addition to completing the application in full.

Students should complete their application and return it to the Office of Admissions and Records.  Questions may be directed to Mr. Jeremy Pittman, Honors College Director (japittman@coahomacc.edu).

Applications are available ONLINE. The deadline for applications is August 3, 2020.

Note: When applying, please have all supporting documents ready for submission with the application.  You will be able to upload the required supporting documents.

Overview of the CCC Honors Program

MISSION: To provide an enhanced educational opportunity, above and beyond the standard course curriculum, for exceptional students who strive for academic excellence by demonstrating a high level of interest, initiative, and ability.

PHILOSOPHY:  Inspire students to challenge themselves, encourage research and higher levels of reasoning, and critical thinking skills.  Promoting distinction to include alternative learning styles, academic passion, leadership skills, academic flexibility, and student faculty interaction.  Promote a rich supportive and cultivating environment that will result in enhanced intellect and will prepare students to continually improve their personal quality of life.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To challenge high achieving and highly motivated students to purposefully engage in Honors coursework
  • To act as a positive pivotal point in student outcomes by focusing on academic excellence including critical thinking, communication skills, and academic inquiry
  • To engage students and faculty across all disciplines
  • To encourage and support Honors Program students in leadership and service to the college and the community

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

  • The Honors Program is student centered.
  • The Program provides avenues for a broad range of students to participate at multiple levels.
  • The Program embraces a well-defined commitment to diversity.
  • The Program extends beyond CCC to address the local and global community.

 INCENTIVES FOR STUDENTS WHO QUALIFY: 

  • Offers Scholarships to reduce tuition and fees 
  • Recognized during Presidential Awards Program
  • Added notation in Commencement program
  • Engraved bronze plaque for display with scholars' names

  BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Honors designation on transcript and Degree
  • Special recognition at graduation and honors medallion;
  • Enhanced transfer opportunities;
  • Development of leadership and mentoring skills; promote community service
  • Membership in a community of peer/scholars in the classroom and in the college community;
  • Close mentoring, and advising interaction with dynamic faculty;
  • Customized library training and support; and,
  • Increased preparation to qualify for scholarship opportunities.

TO APPLY:

  1. Complete and submit the online application to the honors college program:
  2. You will need to upload your 500-word profile essay, double spaced using a 12-point font as a part of the application.
  3. Submit two letters of recommendations from a high school teacher/counselor/administrator and from a community leader as a part of the application.
  4. Submit an official copy of your high school transcript and college transcript (if you are a transfer student) and your most recent ACT or SAT score report to the Office of Admissions and Records. If you have already sent them, it is not necessary to send a second copy.  All correspondence submitted on your behalf must include your complete name and Social Security number.  Type or print legibly.

No Application Fee:  CCC does not assess a fee to submit an application.

For Further Information, Contact:

Mr. Jeremy Pittman, Honors College Director
phone: 662-621-4669;  email: japittman@coahomacc.edu

Mrs. Rose Lockett, Director of Library Services
phone: 662-621-4287; email: rlockett@coahomacc.edu