BMCC Honors Scholars Program

The BMCC Honors Scholars Program is designed to offer high achieving students additional challenges in their coursework. Students can search for a selection of Honors Courses and take advantage of an array of opportunities that enrich the honors experience. BMCC’s Honors Scholars Program, which was implemented in 2017, follows best practices from nationwide honors programs.

Mission Statement

The BMCC Honors Scholars Program promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion for students willing to develop their intellectual potential. It provides an academically empowering platform, developing critical and analytical skills, independent research capabilities, and written and oral communication skills, through an interdisciplinary learning environment. The program is accessible to all majors and designed to foster intellectual growth. It prepares the students for both successful transfer to a four year college and career readiness through a challenging and rigorous curriculum.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. To effectively research, analyze, and interpret critical topics across disciplines using a variety of scholarly resources.
  2. To implement communication techniques from academic, scholarly and disciplinary contexts.
  3. Students will be able to apply acquired knowledge and skills to collaborate and work effectively in diverse professional settings

Additional Honors Options

Besides the BMCC Honors Scholars Program, students have options such as Graduating with Honor and Departmental Honors. See the Frequently Asked Questions section for more information.