Honors Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate from the NWACC Honors Program will be proficient in:

Critical Thinking
  • Apply classroom learning to new problems and life situations
  • Analyze and evaluate evidence
  • Creatively develop original ideas and arguments

Effective Communication

  • Express ideas and concepts precisely and persuasively in multiple formats
  • Effectively debate ideas and arguments in individual and group settings

Community Engagement

  •  Apply classroom knowledge to local or national issues
  • Serve the community through projects and presentations
  • Demonstrate responsible citizenship

Valuing Diversity

  • Recognize and evaluate bias, stereotyping, and discrimination in human interaction
  • Respect cultural differences


  • Formulate own leadership style through study of various methods
  • Develop skills in leading groups and projects
  • Use knowledge or education to influence others