Honors in the Liberal Arts

Thank you for your interest in Honors in the Liberal Arts at Washtenaw Community College. These pages are intended to provide you with an overview of the program and, we hope, answer questions you may have about Honors in the Liberal Arts. If you would like to discuss this program further or if you have any questions, please contact us; we’ll be happy to help.

Honors in the Liberal Arts was created for those seeking an enhanced academic experience. Honors courses are reading and writing intensive and emphasize the critical analysis of issues around the theme, “America in the World: Global Awareness & Diversity.”

Is This Program Right For Me?

The enhanced academic experience offered by Honors in the Liberal Arts at WCC may be right for you if:

  • You enjoy reading and writing
  • You’re intellectually curious and enjoy the world of ideas
  • You’re interested in the opinions, views, and ideas of others
  • You want to develop your critical thinking and analytical abilities
  • You’re highly motivated and will seek transfer to a selective college or university

How Do I Apply?

If you are not currently a WCC student, you must first be admitted to WCC before beginning the application process to the Honors in the Liberal Arts program. 

To apply to the Honors Program, please send an email to the program director in which you describe your qualifications (GPA or ACT scores) and discuss why you believe that you would be a good fit for the program.

If you have any questions, please contact Ian Rush (Honors Director) at or 734-973-3611.

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