Faculty,

Whether you’ve never heard of the Honors Program or helped us start it decades ago, please take a few minutes and review some of our information and benefits for our students.

For Students:
If you have no interest in getting involved yourself, please share the student video and contact info with students and encourage them to learn more about it.

Student Videos:

Share this with your students or post it on Canvas:

Promo Video:

https://youtu.be/MdpKY6atIKw

Info Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiywExXE56M

Email: honors@fullcoll.edu
Website: https://honors.fullcoll.edu/

 

Faculty Involvement in Honors
The Honors Program is a faculty collaboration. If you want to learn more about how the faculty can be involved, please watch this video for faculty:

Link: https://youtu.be/HvocWbDTIlU

Faculty Involvement

  • Coordinator
  • Senate Committee
  • Developing Honors Courses
  • Teaching Honors Courses
  • Counseling Students
  • Recommending Students
  • Encouraging Students to get involved

 

Honors Coordinator Jodi Balma
Honors Program Office Room 225
Coordinator Office Hours
Tuesdays 9:30 – 12:30 p.m.

Benefits of the Honors Program:

Smaller classes, dedicated faculty, campus leadership roles, high-impact learning, research opportunities, high rates of transfer to universities, membership in honor societies, and scholarship opportunities.

Joining Honors

  • 3.4 GPA High School or College GPA
  • Faculty Referral
  • Veterans and Returning Students
  • Dean’s List and President’s List Students

 

Honors Transfer Council of California Transfer Partnerships

  • Students completing our honors program as “honors certified” enjoy enhanced transfer consideration:
  • priority acceptance consideration, special scholarships, housing priority and a range of other academic and social benefits such as library privileges even before transfer.

 

Developing New Honors Courses

  • IGETC Courses
  • Major Prep

 

Scheduling Honors Courses

Most of our honors students transfer so offering classes that facilitate transfer is key.

  • Department Schedule
  • Past Schedules
  • Visit my office hours or schedule a time to meet

 

 

Honors Coursework

  • Seminar style classes
  • Deeper Discovery
  • Student Presentations
  • Research Papers
  • Embedded Library Instruction
  • Project Based Learning
  • Poster Presentations
  • Conference Applications

     

      Academic Conferences for Student Presentations

      UC, Irvine Honors Transfer Council of California
      Western Regional Honors Council
      Bay Area Consortium
      National Collegiate Honors Council
      Pacific Coast Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
      Discipline Specific Conferences

       

      Honors Certification (completing the program)

      • Complete at least 15 Honors units.
      • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40 in honors and non-honors sections

       

      Honors STEM Track Certification (completing the program)

      • Complete at least 9 Honors units.
      • Complete at least 6 units of approved STEM coursework
      • Complete Extra STEM Activities
      • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40 in honors and non-honors sections

      Honors Counselors

      • Citlally Santana
      • Ana Tovar
      • STEM Counselor Jon Michael Hattabaugh

       

      Honors Program

      • Develop Honors Coursework
      • Teach Honors Courses
      • Subscribe to “This Week in Honors” newsletter
      • Talk to students about the Honors Program
      • Add a page on Campus Resources to Canvas
      • Refer students to us directly

      Here’s a PDF File with the same information that you can send to students:

      Jodi Balma Letter to Faculty October 2019_FCHONORS

      Jodi Balma
      Political Science

      Liliana Barabas
      Environmental Science

      Erica Bennett
      Library Technology

      Minh Bui
      Mathematics

      Maria Cadena
      Anthropology

      Dana Clahone
      Mathematics

      Timothy Cobler
      Mathematics

      Dale Craig
      Computer Information Systems

      Leslie Douglas
      History

      Doug Eisner
      English

      Julie Felender
      Psychology

      Sarah Gray
      English

      Tracy Guild
      Psychology

      Bruce Hanson
      Philosophy

      Carolyn Heath
      Environmental Science

      Jane Ishibashi
      Library Technology

      Bridget Kominek
      English

      Diana Kyle
      Psychology

      Annie Liu
      English

      Scott Malloy
      Mathematics

      Michael Mangan
      English

      Karen Markley
      Anthropology

      Kelly Nelson-Wright
      Sociology

      John Orr
      English

      Jaime Perez
      Fine Arts

      Miguel Powers
      English

      Louis Reich
      Philosophy

      Patricia Rottschaefer
      Economics

      Adrianna Sanchez
      English

      Jay Seidel
      Journalism

      Geoffrey Smith
      English

      Paul St. John
      Accounting

      Monique Starkey
      Library Technology

      Sheilah Stokes-Dobyns
      English

      Emily Teipe
      Women’s Studies

      Cal Young
      Biology