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The Honors Program at Montgomery College is a college-wide program for high-ability, motivated students.  The Honors Program is the umbrella program for all of the honors coursework at the college as well as the special honors programs. 

Location:  all 3 campuses
Coursework
Honors modules (HM suffix) – honors enriched coursework, paired with standard class section.
Honors sections of existing classes (HC suffix) – classes with all honors students for standard course offerings.
Honors tutorials (HP prefix) – small seminar classes on special topics.
Honors independent study (HP prefix) – student initiated independent research projects guided by faculty

Eligibility:  meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completion of at least 12 MC credits with > 3.2 GPA in transfer-level classes, including EN101or EN101A with a grade of A or B.
  • SAT scores of 600 on each section and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5, unweighted.
  • Eligibility for EN102, as determined by the MC placement process, and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5, unweighted
  • Acceptance into one of the special honors programs described below.

Scholarships: a limited number of course scholarships are available each spring semester.

Honors Scholar Award: recognition of students who have completed at least 12 credits of honors coursework in at least 2 disciplines and maintained at least a 3.4 GPA.

Transcript Recognition: Honors Program recognition is given on the transcript and noted in the Commencement program to students who complete 15 credits in honors coursework across 3 disciplines while maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Additional Educational Opportunities: Smithsonian, Library of Congress & U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum & Women's Studies Program Internships, Beacon conference paper submissions, academic mentorship, and conference presentations.

Website:  http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/advantage/honors/

Contacts: 
Dr Lucy Laufe, Collegewide and Germantown Honors Coordinator
lucy.laufe@montgomerycollege.edu
240-567-1965.   

Professor Effie Siegel, Rockville Honors Coordinator
effie.siegel@montgomerycollege.edu
240-567-7440

Dr. Carole Wolin, TP/SS Honors Coordinator
carole.wolin@montgomerycollege.edu
240-567-1424.

Honors Counselors: 
Germantown - Audrey Hill
Rockville - Jessica Present
TP/SS - Ed Muchene

The collegewide Honors Program includes the special honors programs described below, as well as students college-wide who meet Honors Program requirements individually.  Each of the programs below is designed to form a community of scholars with shared coursework and activities, and special advising. Each requires a separate applicationAll scholarships are based on the availability of funds.

 

Macklin Business Scholars

Montgomery Scholars

Renaissance Scholars

Location

Rockville campus

Rockville campus

Germantown campus and Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus

Eligibility

Outstanding high school students who apply before entering MC & outstanding MC business majors

Outstanding high school students who apply before entering MC

Outstanding MC students

Student status

Full-time MC students only

Full-time MC students only

Full-time and part-time MC students

Program Curriculum

Honors coursework in economics, statistics, and accounting; faculty and corporate mentors and business internships.

Thematically linked courses specially designed for the Scholars with other honors courses and capstone project.

Thematically linked paired honors courses (dyads) & interdisciplinary classes specially designed for the Scholars and offered in the evenings.

Scholarships

Full tuition scholarship for all Scholars up to 30 credits per academic year.

Full tuition scholarship for all Scholars up to 30 credits per academic year.

Scholarship support for Renaissance Scholars courses (7-8 credits/year) for all Scholars.

Study/travel

Presentations at conferences

Funded summer study/travel

Funded summer study/travel

Website

www.montgomerycollege.edu/
Departments/macbus/

www.montgomerycollege.edu/
admissions/MCScholars/

www.montgomerycollege.edu/
Departments/renscholars/

Contact

Dr. Stephen Lang, 240-567-1707,
mbi@montgomerycollege.edu

Dr. Mary Furgol, 240-567-7285,
mary.furgol@montgomerycollege.edu,
Ms. Maria Davidson, 240-567-5039, maria.davidson@montgomerycollege.edu

Prof. Jennifer Haydel,-Germantown campus, 240-567-7756,
jennifer.haydel@montgomerycollege.edu
Dr. Carole Wolin- TP/SS campus,
240-567-1424,
carole.wolin@montgomerycollege.edu.

10/2012


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