The Honors College at Lone Star College
Some LSC students may have received an invitation to join the International Dean’s List Society. To be included on the list, a fee of $48.00 is required. The website listed in the invitation is http://idlsoc.org/. The Association of College Honors Societies assists in verifying the legitimacy of organizations. You can visit www.achsnatl.org to see which organizations are among its members.
Looking for Honors Courses?
Click on Honors Sections under "Search only for classes with the attributes:" for a list of honors courses OR Add an "H" to any course prefix (HISTH or ENGLH for example) to find out if there’s an honors section available that fits your schedule when searching for classes.
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.
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
Honors College Chancellor's Fellows
A limited number of incoming freshmen will be admitted as Honors College Chancellor's 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 3.25 GPA will receive the designation of Honors College Fellow Degree on their transcript
Graduate with Honors in Research – Completion of 9 Honors credits, 3.50 GPA
Graduate with High Honors in Research – Completion of 15 Honors credits, 3.50 GPA
Graduate with Highest Honors in Research – Completion of 21 Honors credits, 3.50 GPA
Honors Scholar – Completion of Honors Scholar contract (includes 25 hours of internship); 3.50 GPA. Note: The Honors Scholar Contract may only be attempted after successful completion of 9 honors credits OR after successful completion of 6 honors credits with concurrent enrollment in an additional 3 or more honors credits
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|Katharine Caruso, Ph.D.
LSCS Honors College
Brian H. Kyser