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Honor Program FAQ

Honors Classes

Q: What classes are offered by the Honors Program?

Fall 2021 classes    

  • Government 2305
  • Educ 1300
  • Math 1314
  • English 1301

Spring 2022 classes

  • History 1301
  • Psychology 2301
  • English 1302

Q: What makes an Honors class different than a regular class?

Instructors will incorporate different course assignments and/or instruction techniques to challenge honors students. These could be projects, research, group assignments, etc. Honors courses will have a smaller class size with honors program students only.

Q: How many classes are required each semester?

Students must take at least (1) honors designated course as a part of their full time load for the semester.

Q: Can I drop the honors program after starting it?

Students are allowed to drop the honors program after starting. They will need to contact honors@wc.edu to make an appointment with the honors program committee.

Honors Program Benefits

Q: How will anyone know I graduated “with honors”?

There will be an honors designation on your transcript and diploma.

Q: What are the benefits to the honors program?

Successful Honors Program participants are eligible for: 

  • Weatherford College Foundation Scholarships 
  • Priority Registration 
  • Sponsorship for PTK membership 
  • Smaller class sizes 
  • Free Library printing 
  • Designated Honors Program study space 
  • Honors designation on transcript 
  • Honors designation on diploma 
  • Honors mention at graduation and convocation 
  • Honors cord for graduation