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A Complete List of Classes

 

Overview

Nikita Michelsen

Nikita Michelsen

Individuals can make a big difference when it comes to making Cañada College greener. That's the conclusion reached in a recent research project conducted by Nikita Michelsen. More...

Sophia Brink

Sophia Brink

Sophia Brink has been chosen to present her research on autism medication at the Bay Area Honors Symposium at UC Berkeley on April 28. More...

Carlos Ortega

Carlos Ortega

A member of Phi Theta Kappa and Dean’s List recipient the past five terms, Carlos is the first person in his family to attend college and he works 40 to 50 hours per week. More...

Christian Ayala

Christian Ayala

Christian Ayala is quick to admit he was intimidated by the prospect of taking Honors English 100 last fall. More...

Established in 2009, the primary purpose of Cañada College's Honors Transfer Program (CCHTP) is to serve students whose educational goal is to transfer to a 4-year institution and complete a bachelor’s degree. The program is designed for students interested in participating in challenging, academically rigorous experiences through classes and seminars, and is meant to better prepare them for university work. All honors courses are open to the entire student population and are not limited to students who are members of HTP. We are members of the UCLA Honors Transfer Alliance Program (TAP) and the Honors Transfer Council of California HTCC,

CCHTP students benefit from studying in a research rich environment with other students who are dedicated to a rigorous exploration of academic, intellectual, cultural and social issues. During their studies they are eligible for priority enrollment, specialized academic counseling and the opportunity to develop and prepare original research at local, regional and national conferences. Students from all backgrounds and in all majors are encouraged to participate in Honors classes.

Every year Cañada students qualify for admission to prestigious universities such as Cornell, Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA and the London School of Economics. Students completing the CCHTP program enjoy a distinct advantage when transferring to UCLA and schools participating in the Honors Transfer Council partnership, which include another UC school: UC Irvine. In addition, those who complete the program are given recognition at graduation, on their transcripts and degree/certificate.

Whether you are a potential student, faculty member, high school counselor or interested community member, you will find all the information that you need on this site.

For a list of honors designated classes for Spring 2016, please click here.

If you have further questions, please contact Jessica Kaven, Honors Transfer Program Coordinator, at kavenj@smccd.edu, (650) 306-3347, Building 3 room 211.

"My experience participating in the Canada College's Honors Transfer Program has perfected my ability to articulate and justify my activism regarding economic actions committed against our education system. By learning to develop thought provoking hypothesis and research alternatives, I know that I can challenge the status quo." Karina Gonzalez-de Graaf,  Class of 2013

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