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Honors Program

Honors Program De Anza College LogoOverview

Explore. Challenge. Transform. Succeed.

The goal of the De Anza Honors Program is to engage, support, and challenge self-motivated students to pursue a deeper education based on the principles of continuous intellectual growth, critical thinking, service-leadership and academic integrity, thereby enabling them to create opportunities for success in both their personal and professional lives.

Honors Mission

Challenge students to achieve their 

intellectual potential.


Improve students' critical thinking, writing,

and discussion skills.


Help students understand the connections between disciplines.


Encourage close interaction among students and with instructors.


Support timely and appropriate student transfer objectives.

Join the Program


Honors Courses

Enroll in an Honors course and study at a university level.


See our current course offerings.


Honors Program
Building: S-33B
Phone: 408-864-8833

Last Updated: 4/23/16