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 12 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 or brought to the Honors office in C-309.

Apply to Honors

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

  1. Apply to the Honors Program
    Applications can be emailed to honors@pasadena.edu or turned in to the Honors Office in IT-209A.
  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.