Honors Program
The Transfer AA Honors Program is designed to promote excellence in learning and celebrate exceptional student achievement. Students admitted to the Honors Program have the opportunity to take intellectually enriching honors courses with other outstanding students, work closely with a faculty mentor, and complete an independent capstone project relevant to their area of interest.

Program admission requirements

Students must meet the following requirements for admission to the program:
  • At least 12 college-level credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher
  • Completion of ENGL& 101 with a grade B+ or higher
  • Eligibility for enrollment in MATH 093 or higher
One or more of the admission requirements above may be waived if a Clark faculty member submits a formal recommendation of admission on behalf of the student. An online application form is available at www.clark.edu/honors

Transfer AA Honors Certificate

To earn the Honors Certificate, students must satisfy the following requirements:
  • Completion of 20 credits of Honors-designated courses
  • Completion of a 3-credit Honors capstone course
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA
  • Concurrent completion of Transfer AA degree requirements

Honors Certificate (Transfer) (AA)
To earn the Transfer AA Honors Certificate, students must complete the following courses and concurrently satisfy the degree requirements for an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Science degree, or Associate in Fine Arts degree.
20 credits selected from the following Honors-designated courses:
ART 223
ART IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
5 cr.
BIOL 180
BIOETHICS
3 cr.
or HUM 180
BIOETHICS
3 cr.
CMST&230
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
ENGL 103
ADVANCED ENGLISH COMPOSITION
3 cr.
ENGL 272
INTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE
3 cr.
HIST&215
WOMEN IN U.S. HISTORY
5 cr.
WS 101
INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES
5 cr.
Total Required Credits: 23
Students must also complete a 3-credit 290 Special Projects: Honors Capstone course.
Program Outcomes
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Information Literacy: Obtain, evaluate, and ethically use information.
  • Communications: Communicate with various audiences using a variety of methods.
  • Quantitative I: Perform mathematical calculations without the aid of a calculator.
  • Quantitative II: Solve quantitative problems and interpret the solutions.
  • Health & Physical Education: Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors.
  • Humanities: Analyze, interpret, and evaluate works and ideas in the Humanities within appropriate global and historical contexts.
  • Social Science: Evaluate, analyze and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences.
  • Power, Privilege, and Inequality: Analyze patterns of power, privilege and inequality.
  • Natural Science I: Apply fundamental principles and relationships from the Natural Sciences to solve problems.
  • Natural Science II: Evaluate claims about the natural world using scientific methodology.