The Commonwealth Honors Program

The Honors Program provides students and faculty with opportunities to enrich their learning experiences at Cape Cod Community College. We offer courses, advisement, scholarships, and support dedicated to the academic success of Honors students. Highly motivated students can pursue independent research, collaborate with faculty and fellow Honors students, develop critical thinking skills, and prepare for advancement to Commonwealth Honors Programs.

Spring 2020 Offerings

The following Honors courses are planned for the Spring 2020 semester. Prerequisites apply. Please refer to the College Catalog for the course descriptions and prerequisites.

ENL102H-12 English Composition II Honors
Instructor: Laurie Veninger
Monday & Wednesday, 2:00–3:15pm

PSY101H-09 General Psychology Honors
Instructor: Krystin St Onge
Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30–1:45pm

HON200H-01 Honors Colloquium
Instructors: Kerry Drohan and Mark Forest
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30–10:45am
The spring Honors Colloquium will study the waves of immigration from the Colonial era to the Amnesty of 1986, from two main perspectives: legislation and public policy in reaction to the influxes, and how the press depicted immigrants and presented the changes.

Fall 2019 Honors Program Reception

Held: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Lindzie White (COM103 Human Communication – pictured with Professor Kate Martin)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Gabriella Simpkins (MUS101 Music Theory I)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Ishan Khadka (BIT242/BIT243 Cyber-Security: Penetration Testing & PSY214 Research Methods in Psychology)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Sharman Brown (COM103 Human Communications)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Ethan Hanson (HIS119 World History to 1500)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Daisy Mae Burns (COM103 Human Communications)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Erin Olding (HIS160 European History to 1600)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Carly Kingsbury (CHM251 Organic Chemistry I)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Jamie Fitzgerald (HIS104 U.S. History Since 1865)

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

President John Cox visiting the reception.

Fall 2019 Honors Reception

Hannah Canning (ENL101 English Composition I Honors)

Dates and Deadlines for the Honors Program

  • February 6: Proposals for Honors Program Contracts in a Regular Course – due by noon.
  • March 12: Abstract of your project for the program for the Spring Honors Program Reception at 4Cs. (Presentation at the local Honors Reception is mandatory for both Fall and Spring Honors students in order to receive Honors credit.)
  • May 4: Final Project for an Honors Contract in a Regular Course, submitted error-free to the Honors Coordinator, typed, graded with comments.

Other Important Dates

  • 4Cs Honors Program Reception: Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 12:00–2:00pm
  • 27th Annual Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference: UMass Amherst, Friday, April 24, 2020

Other Opportunites to Participate

  • Honors Center, Top Floor Tilden Arts Center: Monday–Friday, 8:00am–4:00pm and by appointment. The Honors Center is a place for Honors scholars to study and to interact with other Honors students.
  • The Honors Club, which is open to all students, meets on Fridays at 1:00pm on the top floor of the Tilden Arts Center at the round table.

For More Information

John French, Honors Program Coordinator
Phone 774.330.4555
E-mail jfrench@capecod.edu
Location North 202