Honors Program


Lane Community College's Honors Program offers students a transformative learning Lane honors program logo experience based in scholarly inquiry, academic rigor and intellectual growth.

Through challenging coursework, independent study, special seminars, experiential learning, and a capstone project, Lane honors students develop critical thinking skills, creativity, intellectual curiosity and optimal preparation for further academic pursuits.

In Lane's Honors Program, students will:

  • Join a community of students who are highly engaged in their own learning
  • Participate in robust classroom discussion and debate that hone critical thinking skills
  • Immerse themselves in educational environments that foster individual pursuit of knowledge
  • Gain and develop tools for life-long inquiry and learning
  • Become involved in community and world issues through events and activities
  • Thrive with the personal attention of faculty guides

After completing the Lane Honors Program, students transferring to four-year institutions will be well-prepared for upper division coursework and university honors programs. Non-transfer students can enroll in and benefit from the Honors Program as well.

This multifaceted, interdisciplinary program provides all participating students with research, reasoning and writing skills that will enhance their experience as engaged global citizens and encourage a lifelong love of learning.

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Honors Classes this Winter

HON 201_H Invitation to Inquiry Seminar
CRN 33883
MW 2-3:50 p.m.
Instructors: Ce Rosenow & Katie Morrison-Graham
If you haven't taken the seminar yet, reserve these days and times and plan to register for the class. This is an exciting, team-taught, interdisciplinary seminar that prepares you for your later work in the Capstone Seminar and is required for successful completion of the Honors Program. The only prerequisite is a B in WR 121. Questions? Contact Ce Rosenow at RosenowC@lanecc.edu

ART 203_H Survey of American Indian Art and Architecture: North and Central America
CRN 33859
TuTh 2-3:50 p.m.
Instructor: J.S. Bird

BI 102_H General Biology: Genetics and Society
CRN 32936 on TuTh 11 a.m.-1:50 p.m.
CRN 33275 on WF 9-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Christine Andrews

PHL 221_H Critical Thinking
CRN 33926
TuTh 2-3:50 p.m.
Instructor: Caroline Lundquist

PS 297_H Environmental Politics
CRN 32471
MWF 1-2:20 p.m.
Instructor: Stan Taylor

WR 121_H Introduction to Academic Writing
CRN 33580
TuTh 2-3:50 p.m.
Instructor: Sarah Lushia