Trefny Honors

Welcome to the Dr. John U Trefny Honors Program


Do you enjoy a challenge?

Are you a creative problem solver?

Explore Honors at RRCC!


Want to try an Honors course this spring?

Enroll now in one of our three Honors Option Courses. Click here to find out more!


Students and faculty on the trail during a field course

Developing Leaders in STEM

Promoting Equity and Access in Honors education

Providing exceptional opportunities for learning and development for our exceptional students

Developing interdisciplinary problem solving and research skills help students gain a competitive edge in the college transfer and scholarship process. Honors students will become part of a community of scholars, be involved with advanced projects, internships, service learning and travel opportunities through the Honors Program, providing an exceptional RRCC experience. This is a two year program intended to help students prepare for transfer and develop knowledge, skills and abilities that will benefit each student. Once admitted to the program, the Honors student receives specialized advising, takes Honors classes and becomes part of a student community. 

APPLICATION FOR FALL 2018 ADMISSION: Will re-open February 1, 2018.

Early decision application period for Fall 2018: February 1 - April 30

Regular admission period for Fall 2018: May 1 - September 15

Photo of students in the next to the Soda Dam during a New Mexico field class