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Tiffany Lanoix

Transfer Honors Program Director

(310) 287-7279

GC 380K


Mondays 9:30-12pm

Tuesdays 11:30-12:45pm

Wednesdays 9:30-12pm & by appointment




Transfer Honors Program


Welcome to the Transfer Honors Program (THP) website! The THP provides students with the opportunity to earn honors credits for courses and students who complete our program recieve priority admission consideration to selected four-year institutions including University of California at Los Angeles, Irvine, Riverside, Santa Cruz, CSU Fullerton, Azusa Pacific Univ., LMU Pomona, Occidental, Chapman and other alliance institutions. Please scroll down for more information about our program including eligibility requirements, the application process and more!

WEST is a member of the Honors Transfer Council of California (HTCC) which provides a variety of events and support for our honor students.  For more information, click here.


Attend one of the information sessions listed below to learn about THP requirements, the application process, benefits and more! These sessions are appropriate for students who want to learn more about the THP as well as those who have recently been accepted into the program...view program flyer

Mon, Feb 12..............1:00pm-1:30pm GC 160

Wed, Feb 14...............2:30pm-3:00pm SSB 414

Tues, Feb 27...............2:30pm-3:00pm 2nd Flr of Library - Winlock Lounge

Thur, Mar 1................6:00pm-6:30pm SSB 414



Selection Criteria Requirements & How to Apply

For continuing WEST student:

  • Be eligible for English 101
  • Completed 12 transferable college units
  • Min. GPA fo 3.2 or higher

For entry of High School Graduates:

  • Min. GPA 3.2
  • Eligible for English 101 by assessment or AP Scores



Submit your transcripts and essay to the THP Director Office (GC 380K), or via email to

  1. APPLICATION: Complete this online application 
  2. ESSAY: Submit an essay: In 500 words or less describe your academic experience thus far, your academic and professional goals for the future and why you would like to be a part of the Transfer Honors Program (THP) ...view the Essay Rubric
  3. TRANSCRIPTS: Submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts



view Transfer Honors Information Sheet 

view Transfer Honors Online Application 

view Honors Contract Information Sheet


To Remain in the Honors Program

Students must do the following to remain in the program:

  • Complete English 101 within the first year of the program
  • Maintain at least 3.2 GPA in all transfer course work
  • Honors Courses must be completed w/an "A" or "B"
  • Enroll in at least 1 or 2 courses w/a Honors component per semester
  • Meet with Transfer Honors Counselor each semester
  • Attend 2 verified Transfer Workshops during the year
  • Meet with 2 University Representative on Campus during academic year


Verification Forms:

To Complete the Honors Program

Students must do the following to complete the program:

  • Complete a min. of 18 Transfer Honors units at WEST, consisting of 5 or 6 designated "Honors Courses"
  • Complete a 200 Level Math Course
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all course work
  • Complete and file an application for admissions to your intended transfer University when appropriate
  • Complete a minimum of 15 hours of documented Volunteer / Community Service.