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2012 Summer/Fall - Student Handbook 
2012 Summer/Fall - Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Honors Program

Why take Honors courses? They…

  • Are intellectually stimulating
  • Fulfill general education requirements and are transferable to four-year colleges
  • Offer meaningful class discussions in a motivated learning environment (no more than 10 - 20 students per class, except in a few science courses)
  • Offer opportunities for working and learning with other highly motivated students
  • Promote closer and more nurturing student/ professor interaction
  • Look great on your transcript and open doors to outstanding four-year colleges

What else does the Honors Experience offer?

  • Wonderful educational travel opportunities in the U.S.A. and abroad such as Greece, England, France, and Costa Rica
  • An opportunity to present papers, projects, and other works at state, regional, and national conferences
  • Participation in cultural, social, and scholarly events
  • Individualized advising and registration with no lines
  • Honors graduation medallion and special recognition at commencement and honors ceremony
  • Scholarships that cover tuition and student fees

One of the following requirements must be met to enter the Honors Program:

  • 3.0 GPA at Delgado or other college
  • ACT 22 or higher
  • Placement score of at least 10 in English, 33 in Math or 69 composite
  • High School GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Completion of Math 095 and all Developmental English and Reading

All of the following requirements must be met to graduate in the Honors Program:

  • GPA of 3.4 or higher at graduation
  • 15 hours of Honors courses
  • HUMA 150 - Structure of Western Thought, the only required course in the Honors Program

Our most recent graduates are attending Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Alaska, Howard University, Tulane University, Loyola University, University of New Orleans, LSU, and Xavier.

Visit us at the City Park Campus, Building 1, Room 120E (Arts & Humanities area) or call (504) 671-6535 for more information. Ask for Dr. Brenda Bryant or Brett Heintz.