Students who do not enter the YHC Honors Program as first-semester freshmen but wish to join after enrolling at the College may apply through the Honors Program web application. Students wishing to enter the Honors Program should have a cumulative YHC GPA of 3.5 or better, name 3 references from YHC faculty and staff, and apply before they have completed 90 credit hours. Up to 15 current students may be accepted to join the Honors Program each academic year.
The Honors Program is a learning community that provides students with opportunities for deeper, broader, and more complex learning at YHC. As a member of the YHC Honors Program, you will have the opportunity to compete for scholarships, take classes reserved and designed exclusively for the program, and graduate with Honors Distinction in your major program of study. You will receive priority registration for courses, pursue special social and cultural activities and enjoy exciting travel opportunities. The Honors Program Student Advisory Council is an opportunity for student leadership within the program.