Eligibility Requirements

Join Honors as a new student to PCC or a current student. You are eligible for the PCC Honors Transfer Program if you:

  • Are eligible for English 1A.
  • Have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.2 or above (transcripts must be provided)
    OR have a college GPA of 3.2 or above with 9 units or more in UC-transferable courses (transcripts* from other institutions must be provided).

*Unofficial transcripts are accepted. Transcripts can be emailed to honors@pasadena.edu.

Apply to Honors

Ready to join the Honors program? Get started by following these simple steps!

  1. Apply to the Honors Program
    (You will need to log in with go.pasadena.edu account or gmail account. If you have trouble with the google form, please email honors@pasadena.edu and request a Word document that you can fill out and email back to us.)
  2. We will verify your application and notify you if you’re accepted.
  3. After you're accepted, attend the Honors Student Orientation (required in your first semester).
  4. Choose and register for your Honors classes.
  5. Begin enjoying the benefits of the Honors Program and work to maintain your Honors eligibility with a 3.2 GPA or higher.
Contact Honors
  • honors@pasadena.edu
  • (626) 585-3238
  • Watch the Honors Canvas page for announcements about times for Zoom drop-in hours.

Meet with An Honors Counselor

Use our Live Chat or schedule an appointment to meet with an Honors Counselor.