Honors students

Pete P. Peters Honors Program

Mission Statement:

The Pete P. Peters Honors Program challenges and supports students in the Program to engage in scholarly achievement, independent investigation, and leadership roles. The Honors Program encourages its students and faculty to embrace diversity to enhance its sense of community and shared purpose.

The Pete P. Peters Honors Program at Reedley College is designed to challenge students with a customized curriculum and reward their efforts through priority registration, scholarship, opportunities to present and publish their research, field trips, and guaranteed transfer agreements. Students take classes and participate in activities to prepare them for transfer to the best four-year institutions with special recognition on their diplomas, transcripts, and at the commencement ceremony itself. Honors students are part of a close academic community of highly motivated and dedicated students and instructors. For more information, email emily.berg@reedleycollege.edu or call Emily Berg at (559) 638-0300, ext.3150 .

Honors Application

Challenge and RewardHonors students at UCLA

  • Membership in Honors Transfer Council of California, which gives students:
    • Special transfer agreements with over
      30 nation-wide universities
    • Transfer scholarships
    • Ability to present at the research symposium
  • Membership in UCLA TAP, which gives students priority admission status
  • $300 per semester stipend
  • Priority registration
  • Small classes taught by top RC instructors
  • Field trips related to Honors courses
  • Special transfer counseling

Honors Curriculum

The Honors Curriculum involves two freshman courses and two sophomore courses per semester:

Fall Honors Class Choices

Freshmen: Recommended
Natyeli-graduation.jpgEnglish 1AH (Composition)
Honors 1 (Themed seminar with Honors 2 students)

Other Classes for Honors Students:

Art 6H (Art History)
English 3H (Critical Thinking)
Communication 1H (Public Speaking)
Honors 2 (Themed seminar with Honors 1 students)
Honors 3C (Natural and Biological Sciences) A research-based class for any Honors student concurrently enrolled in: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy

Spring Honors Class Choices

Philosophy 1CH (Ethics)
English 1BH (Literature)
Political Science 2H (American Government)
Honors 3A (Applied Sciences) A research-based class for any Honors student concurrently enrolled
in: Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Accounting
Honors 3B (Humanities) A research-based class for any Honors student concurrently enrolled in:
Literature, Music, Languages, Art, or Art History

All courses comply with the Intersegmental General

Education Transfer Curricula (IGETC) for transfer to the UCs, CSUs, and most private universities.

Eligibility Requirements:

We accept applications from students with:
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better (usually over 3.5)
  • An intent to transfer to a four-year university
For students applying as high school seniors, we are also looking for students who have:
  • A rigorous course history
  • At least 500 on each section of the SAT, or an ACT of 26 or better OR
  • Academic teacher recommendation

Admissions Procedures:

Any eligible candidate interested in applying must submit an Honors Program application to Reedley College no later than February 1; late applications considered under special circumstances. Send to Honors Coordinator Emily Berg , Reedley College, 995 N Reed Ave., Reedley, CA 93654. (559) 638-0300, ext. 3150 or email emily.berg@reedleycollege.edu

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