Apply Now!

Honors College

Honors College

The Honors College at Daytona State College is dedicated to providing students with proven academic ability a broad education that prepares them for a lifetime of learning.  The Honors College is an academic program designed to give motivated students the preparation they need to accomplish their goals.  Benefits include:

  • Challenging courses
  • Emphasis on critical thinking and leadership
  • Interaction with highly motivated fellow students
  • Individual academic counseling
  • Special recognition at commencement
  • 10% tuition reimbursement for each semester the student qualifies

Entrance Requirements

If you are a first semester student at Daytona State College, minimum requirements include:

  • Cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.25 and test scores:
    • Minimum PERT Scores: Reading 104, Writing 99, Math 123, or 
    • Minimum SAT Scores: Critical Reading 600, Math 500, or
    • Minimum ACT Scores:Reading 25, English 23, Math 20

If you are a current student at Daytona State College, minimum requirements include:

  • Cumulative DSC GPA of at least 3.50 

Graduation Requirements

Students who wish to graduate from the Honors College must complete the following:

  • A minimum total of 15 hours of Honors College credit with a grade of "B" or better
  • A minimum total of 20 hours of service and/or leadership
  • A final project (research thesis, reflection paper, or other approved project)
  • Maintain a cumulative DSC GPA of 3.25 or better

Fast Track

Students who want to pursue an Honors College degree are encouraged to enroll in the QUANTA learning ommunity, where they can earn 12 of the required Honors credits in their first year of study. QUANTA students also complete their final project as part of their QUANTA classes.

Learn more about QUANTA here.

For further information, please email or call Maggie Karda, chair of the Honors College. Telephone: (386) 506-4219. Email:

Daytona State College Facebook Daytona State College Twitter Daytona State College Youtube Daytona State College Linkedin Daytona State College Instagram

Daytona State College 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114 (386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is an equal opportunity institution.

If you are having any difficulty accessing our website, please contact the help desk at (386) 506-3950 or

Last updated: 2014-08-04T21:11:02.429Z