Skip to Main Content
Menu
Roane State Community CollegeRoane State Community College

Roane State Community College

Required on campus: face covering and wellness screening.Required on campus: face covering and wellness screening.
Honors Program
RSCC Home>
>
>
Different Types of Honors
Don't delay your future! Apply now! Register for online or traditional classes.Don't delay your future! Apply now!. Register for online or traditional classes.
Tennessee Reconnect and Promise. Graduating high school seniors can attend tuition-free. Free tuition for adults.Tennessee Reconnect and Promise. Graduating high school seniors can attend tuition-free. Free tuition for adults.
Online degrees available. Choose from six completely online programs.Online degrees available. Choose from six completely online programs.

Different Types of Honors

The following is a brief guide to the various types of honors available at Roane State.

The Honors Program

The Roane State Honors program provides opportunities for students to excel by working on special projects with their Roane State instructors. Afterwards the applicable courses are marked as honors courses on the student’s transcript. In addition, graduating honors students are listed in the graduation day program. Since this web page is provided by the Roane State Honors Program, much more information is just a click away!

Note: The spring semester Honors Program Forum and Banquet should not be confused with the college’s awards night.

Honors Designations

On graduation day, three traditional honors designations are referenced based on the student’s GPA.  Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Summa Cum Laude distinctions are noted in the graduation day program and announced with the student’s name. These designations are also noted on the student’s final transcript.

Phi Theta Kappa

PTK is an international honors society which students become eligible for based on GPA. It involves dues and is applied for online. While the Roane State Honors Program will reimburse active Honors Program members for part of those dues, this is not an automatic process. PTK members wear colored regalia on graduation day and are noted in the graduation day program. PTK membership is not noted on a student’s transcript.

PTK Contact: Claudia Cummings

Connect with us

TwitterFacebookInstagramYoutube
© Roane State Community College

Roane State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulation and by Tennessee board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.​​​​​​​ View full non-discrimination policy.

Tennessee's Community Colleges

Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998