The Honors Program at Riverland Community College offers enhanced learning opportunities and activities to students who demonstrate academic excellence and a high level of interest and initiative. The Honors Program consists of 12 honors credits plus a three credit Honors Leadership Development course.
Riverland Honor Students Benefit From:
Small Class Sizes (Limited to 24)
Increased opportunities for intellectual challenges and growth
Opportunity to work with other highly motivated students.
Designation of Honors after each Honors section on college transcript indicates academic rigor to potential employers, transfer institutions, and/or scholarship committees.
Regalia at graduation from Riverland (pending)
Partnership transfer programs with state universities (pending)
Attendance at Gustavus Adolphus' Nobel Conference during the fall semester
Honor Courses Available
Fall Semester 2017
CCLS1100 Honors Leadership Development
GEOG1211 Honors Physical Geography (Goal 3 & 10)
ENGL1102 Honors Composition I: Writing about Literature (Goal 1 & 2)
ENGL1107 Honors Composition II (Goal 1 & 8)
PSCI1015 Introduction to U.S. Politics Honors (Goal 5 & 9)
To register for Honors courses, you must have:
Reading Accuplacer score of 100 or more, or
Reading ACT Score of 24 or more, or
Permission from the Honors Program Coordinator, based on faculty recommendation and a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher.