Qualifications to Join

In order to become a member of the College Honors Institute (CHI) you must meet the following requirements:

  • All students must be eligible for a transferable level mathematics course (MATH 102 or above) and must be eligible for ENGL 101
  • New Students: Must show evidence of a cumulative 3.25 GPA or higher in all high school courses
  • Current Students: Completion of 12 transferable units with a 3.25 cumulative GPA in all transferable work

Students may petition for a waiver of the math requirement if they are currently enrolled in MATH 095.

Active Participation

To maintain your membership in CHI you must adhere to the following membership requirements:

  • Completion of at least one honors course per year
  • Update an education plan with honors program counselor each year
  • Earn an A or B in all honors courses

Requirements for Completion

To complete the CHI program you must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of 15 semester units in honors courses with a grade of A or B
  • A cumulative college GPA of 3.25 or higher in all transferable
  • Completion of 15 hours of approved community service
  • Completion of associates degree requirements and/or fulfillment of admissions/transfer requirements for a four-year institution