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Fall 2022 Honors Classes:

Find registration dates here!


ANTH R101H - Honors: Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Professor Arion Melidonis
T/R 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Live Zoom Meetings (not on campus)
Units: 3
CRN: 79994

ANTH R111H - Honors: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion: Anthropology of Belief

Professor Arion Melidonis
Asynchronous Online (no scheduled meetings)
Late-Start, 9-Week Class: Begins Oct. 17
Units: 3
CRN: 70548


BIOL R101H - Honors: General Biology

Professor Shannon Newby
M/W 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: Administration and Annex Room 101(AA-101)
Units: 3
CRN: 73333

Professor Melissa Graham
M/W 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: To Be Announced
Units: 3
CRN: 72211

Professor Sharbani Banerjee
T/R 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: Letters and Science Room 16 (LS-16)
Units: 3
CRN: 73335

Professor Sharbani Banerjee
T/R 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Letters and Science Room 16 (LS-16)
Units: 3
CRN: 73336


ECON R202H - Honors: Introduction to the Principles of Macroeconomics

Professor Ishita Edwards
Asynchronous Online (no scheduled meetings)
Units: 3
CRN: 70745


ENGL R101H - Honors: College Composition

Professor Anthony Rodriguez
Hybrid: M 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Location: Letters & Science Room 11 (LS-11)
Units: 4
CRN: 70339


HIST R140H - Honors: History of the United States II

Professor Josh Lieser
Hybrid: M 11:30 – 12:45 PM
Location: Performing Arts Building (PAB)
Units: 3
CRN: 73057


MATH R105H - Honors: Introductory Statistics

Professor Mark Bates
M/W 9:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Location: Condor Hall Room 5 (CH-5)
Units: 4
CRN: 73332

Professor Mark Bates
T/R 9:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Location: Condor Hall Room 5 (CH-5)
Units: 4
CRN: 73330


PSY R101H - Honors: General Psychology

Professor Celina Benavides-Black
Asynchronous Online (no scheduled meetings)
Units: 3
CRN: 71784


SOC R101H - Honors: Introduction to Sociology

Professor Juan Pitones
T/R 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Live Zoom Meetings (not on campus)
Units: 3
CRN: 73303


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About Us:

Launched in Fall 2019, the Oxnard College Honors Program consists of specialized courses specifically designed to develop exceptional academic ability in highly motivated students. Honors courses provide intensive instruction and challenging course work through close interaction with Honors faculty to provide students with an enriched educational experience. Students interested in virtually every major can participate in Honors while making progress toward graduation and transfer. The Oxnard College Honors Program also offers valuable opportunities for leadership, cultural and social engagement, and development of research skills.  Apply today!

  EXPERIENCE uniquely enriched Honors courses in a variety of academic subjects

  LEARN essential skills in preparation for transfer to four-year universities

  IMPROVE your critical thinking and communication skills

  BOOST your transcripts and increase your chances for acceptance at top universities

  ENJOY the friendship and support of like-minded students


 Honors Program Entrance Requirements:

  1. College G.P.A. of at least 3.25 with minimum 12 units of degree applicable/transferable college-level courses (recent high school graduates need to prove a weighted G.P.A. of at least 3.25) 
  2. Students may need to submit official transcripts to Admissions and Records only IF:   
    • ​​​​The student is a recent high school graduate and has not completed at least 12 units of coursework at Oxnard College, OR
    •  The student has attended another college (other than Ventura or Moorpark Colleges)
      Note: It may take up two weeks after Admissions and Records gets your transcript for the Honors Counselor to process your application.
  3. Submit an online Honors Program application
  4. Submit two letters of recommendation emailed to Honors Coordinator, Jenn Wilson-Gonzalez at jwilsongonzalez@vcccd.edu. Recommenders should speak to the applicant's academic strengths, work ethic, and/or commitment to service to others. 
  5. Once admitted, attend mandatory Honors Orientation. The times and days of the orientations can be found in the provisional acceptance letter that will be emailed to you upon review of your application.

 Honors Program Exit Requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 15 units of Honors courses in at least two different disciplines.  A minimum of three Honors courses (9 units) must be completed at Oxnard College.
  2. Maintain an overall GPA of 3.25 in transferrable course work.
  3. Achieve an overall GPA of 3.25 in Honors course work.
  4. Earn at least a “C” in each Honors course.  (a Pass/No Pass grade in an Honors course is not accepted toward Program requirements)  While it is not required, we strongly recommend a GPA of 3.5 or greater.  This will open more doors for you at the more competitive schools.
  5. Complete a minimum of 15 units of Honors course work, with a minimum GPA of 3.25, prior to the final semester at Oxnard College.
  6. Meet formally with a Counselor during a scheduled appointment once per semester.  Counselor signature required.  Please use Record of Counselor Visits Form.
  7. Attend four (4) extracurricular activities (Extracurricular Event Form –link is to the left)
  8. Must give written permission for release of Code of Conduct record.  Honors students will receive automatic dismissal from the OC Honors Program if there is formal documentation of academic misconduct.
  9. If planning on a May Transfer/Graduation, you must begin the Honors Program no later than December 1 of the preceding year.
  10. Submit a “Program Completion Form” as notification of plan for Program exit.  Attend the Honors Exit Workshop during final semester.