The Honors College at Lone Star College
The Path to Excellence Starts Here
The Honors College at Lone Star College offers a wide range of opportunities for honors students—from incoming freshman wanting to graduate with an Honors AA or Honors AS degree, to high-achieving students seeking to graduate with Honors distinction, to students interested in earning individual honors course credit.
The Honors College is designed to meet the needs of high-achieving students seeking to improve their college transcripts and transferability with challenging coursework provided across a broad range of disciplines. Our courses will engage and challenge students inside and outside the classroom through small classes and close interaction with dedicated faculty. Opportunities to enrich the total college experience while at The Honors College include travel, off-campus educational and cultural events, service learning opportunities, conferences and special seminars.
Applications for the 2014 - 2015 The Honors College and The Honors College Fellows Award are now available.
The Honors College Program
The Honors College at Lone Star College offers students the advantages of a small “college within a college,” while still providing access to the extensive benefits available through Lone Star College.
Honors classes provide a unique intellectual and co-curricular experience. Honors College students may earn honors academic course credit by enrolling in honors sections, as well as by working with a faculty mentor on honors contracts.View Eligibility Requirements and Benefits
Chancellor's Honors College Fellows
A limited number of incoming freshmen will be admitted as Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows. Recipients of this award will receive a full scholarship to pursue a course of study culminating in an Honors AA or AS degree.
Students enrolled in The Honors College are eligible for graduation distinctions based on their honors contract program and credit hours taken. All honors courses will be appropriately designated on transcripts.
- Honors College Fellow Degree (AA/AS) – Students who complete a minimum of 6 honors credit hours per semester and a total of 27 hours of honors credit with an overall 3.5 GPA will receive the designation of Honors College Fellow Degree on their transcript
- Honors Scholar with Distinction – Students who successfully complete an Honors Scholar contract that includes at least 15 hours of honors credits and 25 hours of community service, and have a 3.5 GPA will receive a bronze medallion, gold and red cords, and additional acknowledgment at commencement.
- Honors Scholar – Students who successfully complete an Honors Scholar contract that includes at least 9 hours of honors credits and 25 hours of community service, and have at least a 3.5 GPA will receive a bronze medallion, silver and red cords, and additional acknowledgment at commencement.
- Honors Program Graduate – Students who successfully complete an honors contract that includes at least 15 hours of honors credits and have at least a 3.5 GPA will receive a bronze medallion and special recognition during commencement.
Campus Honors Colleges
|Katharine Caruso, Ph.D.
Interim Executive Director, LSCS Honors College
David Putz, Ph.D.
Brian H. Kyser
Steven Prewitt, Ph.D.