• Honors Program

    The Honors Program offers several discipline-related honors plans, which provide intellectual stimulus and professional development, while awarding special recognition. Some plans provide a broad experience of inter-related study. Others emphasize intensive study of a single subject.

    The Office of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services coordinates the Honors Program. The Honors Program is not accepting new participants at this time. However, students currently enrolled in the Honors Program are eligible to continue their participation in the Program unless there is a break in semester enrollment at Del Mar College. For continuance in any honors plan, you must maintain the requirements of the program.

    Reasonable progression towards the completion of a plan, with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, is required in the Program. Re-admittance in the Program is possible for extenuating circumstances.

    Honors Courses

    Honors courses are available to every student who has been admitted to the Honors Program and has met the prerequisites for the standard course and the honors component. Most employers and university faculty equate honors credits with challenged, enriched study. Therefore, the honors component of any course must have amplified substance and elevated prerequisites beyond those of the standard course. Assessment levels of R3, E3, M3 are recommended for all honors courses.

    Honors Program Learning Contract

    To receive honors credit, you must enroll in a standard class and, after the semester starts, sign a learning contract with the instructor for the honors component of the course. Credit for honors will be awarded at semester end, after the course project grade of “A” or “B” has been registered and completion of the honors contract has been verified by the Office of the Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Service. An “H” indicates honors credit on transcripts.

    Honors Designation

    If you have completed the requirements of your selected honors plan at the time of graduation and if you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, you will receive special designation on your official transcript.

    Disciplines with Honors Credit

    For a current list of courses available for honors credit, please see the Honors Coordinator or course instructors. 

    Accounting Health Studies
    Agribusiness History
    Anatomy & Physiology Humanities
    Architectural Technology Literature
    Art Management
    Banking & Finance Marketing
    Biology Mathematics
    Business Administration Music
    Chemistry Philosophy
    Child Development Physics
    Computer Information Systems       Psychology
    Culinary Arts Radio/Television
    Drama Registered Nursing
    Economics Spanish
    English Speech
    Geology Social Studies
    Government Technology
  • Contact Information

    Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361) 698-1205