Apply to the Honors Program

If you are a student who is inquisitive and eager to learn, the Honors Program is for you! Our program offers Honors classes for motivated, eager individuals who want to experience an enriched learning environment with like-minded people.

As an Honors student, you will have access to lounges, special events, programs, travel to conferences and more. Qualifying students will graduate with an Honors Scholar distinction and commencement regalia.

There is no cost to join, and applying is easy! Go to the online application form​. Program applications are accepted year-round.

Contact the Honors team at honors@dcccd.edu or call 972-761-6840 for more information.

There are several ways you can gain admission to the Honors Program at Dallas College. Just choose the option that best fits you!

To apply to the Honors Program, please follow these steps:

  1. Open the online application form. Submit when you are finished.
  2. Your academic report will be reviewed to ensure that you meet Honors Program admission standards, and an email will be sent to you.

It is understandable to have questions about the Honors Program. These frequently asked questions provide just a few answers to questions you may have. We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you have; please email the Honors team at honors@dcccd.edu.

The Dallas College Honors experience provides students with cocurricular and extracurricular enrichment. Honors students are involved in cultural activities both on and off campus and in community-based activities that incorporate learning experiences beyond the classroom, such as service-learning and study abroad.

Good standing within the Honors Program is a 3.25. If you fall below this GPA, then the Honors Program will review your status with you and work with you to develop a plan to get back on track.

No. However, to graduate as an Honors Scholar, you will need 15 Honors course credit hours, six extracurricular hours and 10 cocurricular hours.

To graduate with the Honors Certificate, you will need nine Honors course credit hours, three extracurricular hours and three cocurricular hours.

No. There are students who are in one or both. The Honors Program is an academic program that includes courses, while PTK is an honor society similar to a student club.

All Honors students are asked to go through an orientation. It is not required. We feel students who do go through the orientation are more successful in meeting their academic goals.

Please keep an eye out in your email for dates and times to attend. You can also check back here.