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Honors Program

Honors Program De Anza College LogoOverview

Explore. Challenge. Transform. Succeed.

The Honors Program provides students the opportunity to explore subject matter in greater depth beyond the regular class curriculum. 

Honors projects challenge students to think more analytically and to make more connections between their classes and the world. The experience helps students transform themselves, their communities, and their environment.

Honors Mission

Challenge students to achieve their 

intellectual potential.


Improve students' critical thinking, writing,

and discussion skills.


Help students understand the connections between disciplines.


Encourage close interaction among students and with instructors.


Support timely and appropriate student transfer objectives.

Join the Program


Honors Courses

Enroll in a Honors course and study at a university level.


See our current course offerings.


Honors Program
Building: S-33B
Phone: 408-864-8833

Last Updated: 4/10/15