The Kingsborough Honors Program is designed to provide a challenging, enriching, and rewarding educational experience for highly motivated students. The program gives the platform for students to exercise their drive in rigorous courses open only to Honors students. These courses emphasize critical thinking, independent research, analytical writing, oral debate, and public speaking. All courses are easily transferable to four-year colleges and universities. The Honors program strives to nurture excellence in leadership and service, in addition to excellence in academics. "Thinking Globally, Acting Locally" is the guiding principle of the engaging roster of co-curricular enrichment activities that are open to Honors students.