HONORS PROGRAM ACADEMIC OFFERINGS SPRING 2016
The information listed below is subject to change. Please confirm all course information with the Honors Program staff and/or with the appropriate department prior to registration.
The Kingsborough Honors Program is designed to provide a challenging, enriching, and rewarding educational experience for highly motivated students. Honors courses are rigorous and emphasize critical thinking, independent research, analytical writing, oral debate, and public speaking. They are generally easily transferable to four-year colleges and universities. Students can participate in several different types of Honors academic experiences:
Students who successfully complete any of the Honors academic offerings listed above earn an Honors notation for each course on their transcripts. Those who earn nine (9) or more Honors credits will receive an Honors Program notation in the Commencement Booklet; those who earn eighteen (18) or more Honors credits, graduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher, and have given significant service to the college, will be acknowledged as members of the Presidential Scholars Honors Program on their official transcripts, at the Annual Awards Ceremony and in the Commencement Booklet.
For information about Kingsborough's honors courses, refer to the links below:
· All-Honors Courses
· Honors Enrichment Component Courses
· Honors Contracts
Students who meet the criteria listed below are invited to join the program:
Currently Enrolled Students and Transfer Students
Students may register for upcoming fall/winter or spring/summer semester courses prior to their appointment date by contacting Honors Program staff, Mrs. Tzila Waksman or Ms. Helen Nasser, in room M377. Students can also contact the Honors Program counselor, Mrs. Jane Birzin, in the office every Monday and Thursday from 9:30-1:00 p.m.; she can also be reached by phone at 718-368-5365 on those days, or by email anytime at Jane.Birzin@kbcc.cuny.edu.