As members of this unique learning community, students will engage in a stimulating
Honors curriculum focusing on interdisciplinary investigation and independent research,
further enhanced by the emphasis on small classes and seminars. Outside the classroom,
Honors students benefit from a wide variety of Honors activities and programs.
HONOR SOCIETIES
Alpha Beta Gamma
is an International Business Honor Society for men and women at
junior and community colleges. To become a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, one must
be a currently enrolled student in the program of Business Administration with a 3.0
cumulative GPA after earning 15 semester credit hours.
Phi Theta Kappa
, the national honor society for two-year colleges, recognizes and
furthers outstanding academic achievement. Membership is offered to those students
who have completed 18 semester credit hours at Georgia Perimeter College with a GPA
of 3.5 or better. Chapter activities promote both fellowship and scholastic excellence.
Students are invited to join each semester.
Who’s Who Among Students In American Junior Colleges
recognizes outstanding
achievement among junior college students. Membership is by selection and is based on
scholarship, leadership, participation in extracurricular activities, and general citizenship.
Selections are made yearly from sophomore students.
LEARNING AND TUTORING CENTER (LTC)
The Learning andTutoring Centers on each campus are certified by the College Reading
& Learning Association (CRLA) and offer academic support to Georgia Perimeter College
students. The LTCs assist students to develop their own writing, math, and scientific skills that
may be required in any college course. The LTCs’welcoming environment and free tutorial
services support the college curriculum and respond to diverse learning styles. One-to-one
tutoring or small group sessions with experienced tutors are available on a drop-in basis.
The LTCs also offer Internet access, computer-assisted instruction for skill building and test
preparation, and a variety of workshops. Online tutoring is available through the OWL (Online
Writing Lab) and the MOL (Math Online Lab). Additional resources are available on the LTC
website.
STUDY ABROAD
Study abroad allows students to combine academic coursework with an overseas
experience, making their education even more globally relevant and personally
rewarding. GPC students can find an array of study abroad opportunities through the
Center for International Education (CIE). Short and long-term programs are available.
Financial Aid can be applied toward the costs, and scholarships are available for approved
programs. Students should plan at least five months in advance and work closely with a
study abroad advisor or study abroad faculty member throughout the process.
TRANSFER ADMISSION GUARANTEE (TAG)
Georgia Perimeter College has transfer admission guarantees with numerous four year
public and private institutions within Georgia as well as in other states. See the GPC TAG
web site at
for a list of institutions and their criteria. Students
who wish to transfer to one of these institutions after completing their program of study
at GPC should meet with an academic advisor in Advising, Counseling and Retention
Services.
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