The GHC Honors Program. New Challenges. New Rewards.
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The Honors Program at Georgia Highlands College promotes academic excellence, offers opportunities for intellectual engagement, fosters community for highly motivated students, and develops young adults who will become leaders among their peers, in the campus community, and in the larger social world.

The GHC Honors Program provides unique learning opportunities that:

  • Stimulate creative thought and critical thinking
  • Promote self-confidence and communication skills
  • Increase cultural enrichment
  • Build tools for future academic success

Apply now to join our community of high-achieving students working with committed faculty members!

Spring 2023 Due Dates
-2/20: Deadline for new Honors Program Applications (Honors Students do not reapply to the program each semester)
-2/20: Preferred submission of Honors Contract to Honors Director
-2/27: Deadline for Honors Contract to Honors Director
-4/24: Preferred submission of Honors Project to Honors Director
-5/1: Deadline for Honors Project to Honors Director

*Alternative deadlines are available for shortened semesters (8 week, 10 week) during full 16 week Spring and Fall semesters. Only students with a track record of at least one completed project from a prior semester and otherwise in good standing with the Program will be eligible to attempt honors projects during a shortened semester. Contact the Honors Director for more information.


You are awesome. Show it! Join the GHC Honors College

New Challenges

  • Apply to Honors Program
  • Talk to any instructor about earning honors credit (available in most courses)
  • Develop project proposal with instructor that deepens subject understanding
  • Complete honors project and submit

New Rewards

  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Access to social events / trips
  • Work closely with faculty members
  • Distinguish yourself post-graduation with honors credits, an honors certificate, or an honors diploma!

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The GHC Honors Program is distinct from but cooperates with the GHC Phi Theta Kappa organization.

The GHC Honors Program has been a recognized member of the Georgia Collegiate Honors Council, the Southern Regional Honors Council, and the National Collegiate Honors Council.