The Honors Program is an academic program designed for the needs and interests of academically advanced and motivated students.
The mission of the Delgado Community College Honors Program is to devise and deliver in-class and extracurricular academic experiences that provide a distinctive learning environment for selected students*. The Honors Program provides opportunities for measurably broader, deeper, and more complex learning-centered and learner-directed experiences for its students than are available elsewhere in the institution. The honors community is composed of carefully selected teachers and students who form a cross- or multi-disciplinary cohort dedicated to achieving exceptional learning and personal standards.
*To enter the DCC Honors Program, students must have at least ONE of the following:
To graduate in the DCC Honors Program, students must have ALL of the following:
Starting Spring 2017, the Honors Option will allow students to earn honors credit in courses not specifically designated as “Honors.” It is activated when a professor and student draw up an agreement specifying work the student should do to earn honors credit.The professor, student, and honors director sign the contract, and upon successful completion, the student receives an “Honors” designation on his or her transcript. Download the contract.
Honors Courses | Spring 2018
The most recent Honors graduates are attending Columbia University, University of Alaska, Harvard University, Howard University, Tulane University, Loyola University, University of New Orleans, LSU, and Xavier University.
For more information about the Honors Program, please contact Steven Edwards, Professor of Music and Director of the College Honors Program at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 671-6373.