Honors at HCC

HCC is committed to honoring its scholastic high achievers. Outstanding academic students have the opportunity to take part in:

Honors Program

The Honors Program is a rigorous curriculum track for all majors, designed to foster scholarship, intellectual growth, and cultural understanding for students committed to personal and educational enrichment. Learn more on the Honors Program page.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)  is an international honor society that recognizes the academic achievement of students at two-year colleges, offers leadership and service opportunities, and provides members with access to resources designed to help them as they prepare for transfer or entry into the workforce. Learn more on the PTK page.

Graduation Honors

The associate degree is awarded with “high honor” to students with at least 32 credit hours completed at HCC and who have earned a minimum cumulative quality-point index of at least 3.80. Students who earn a cumulative quality-point index of at least 3.50 and less than 3.80 and earned a minimum of 32 credits at HCC will be awarded the associate degree with “honor." Learn more on the Honors Convocation page.