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How is an Honors class different from a regular level class?

Honors classes cover essentially the same material as regular level classes but strive to create an enriched, intensified learning experience for the student. Honors classes are usually smaller in number than regular level classes.

Who is an Honors student?

An Honors student is usually a student with an A/B grade average and an active, curious mind. Honors students assume responsibility for their educational experience and understand that to be successful they must actively participate in the learning journey.

How does successfully completing an Honors course benefit a student?

In an Honors course, a student benefits from an enhanced learning environment. Honors students are given the opportunity to enrich themselves both academically and culturally. Upon completion of the course, your transcript will reflect the Honors nature of the class. In addition, some Texas colleges and universities transfer Lone Star College-Kingwood's Honors courses and count those courses toward graduation with honors.

Can a student enroll in just one Honors course?

Yes. Honors courses have open enrollment. A student may choose only one course or decide to enter the Lone Star College-Kingwood Community of Scholars.

What is service learning?

Service learning is a component of several Honors courses that asks students to participate in volunteer or unpaid work in the community and then create a presentation or writing detailing that work, explaining how it expanded or enhanced classroom-acquired knowledge.

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