Honors and Scholars

"Surrounding myself in such a great community of Scholars and Honors students has kept me motivated to continue pursuing my goal of becoming a nurse practitioner. I would not be as involved or successful as I am today without their support and encouragement."


~ Charmaine Lim, President Scholar, Nursing Major

Honors and Scholars

Health Science Honor Society, Eta Sigma Gamma executive board with Dean Roades at a HHD Week event.

"Being a BOLD scholar has allowed me to experience opportunities that enrich and enhance my college career by providing a space to express myself, establish foundations of my identities as well as equip me with ample critical thinking skills so that I can delve deeper into social justice issues.”


~ Destiny Martinez, BOLD Scholar,
 HHD Student Leader

College of Health and Human Development


HHD Honor Societies

Nursing Honor Society – Sigma Theta Tau International
Health Science Honor Society – Eta Sigma Gamma
Human Sciences Honor SocietyKappa Omicron Nu
(Child and Adolescent Studies, Kinesiology, and Human Services)


HHD University Honors Students Senior Research Projects
( Spring 2017)

Health Science

Victoria Whalen – “Breast Cancer Wellness Plan”
Monica Vu – “A Guide to Balanced and Simple Meals for College Students”
Kasem Toubat – “The Current Efficacy of Treatment for Adolescent Depression”


Natalie Dillon – “An Ethnographic Study Examining Disability and Occupational Therapy in Mexico and the United States”
Kristy Leung – “The Effects of Hippotherapy on Movement: A Case Study”
Elysse Mosquera – “Ultrasound of ARFL Thickness”

Human Services

Karen Barron – “Help-Seeking Experiences Among Latinx Parents of Children with Autism”
Kathryn Coburn – “The Opportunities and Challenges of Addressing Religious Discrimination in the Work Force”

Child and Adolescent Studies

Jessica Erickson – “Physical Activity Breaks in the Elementary School Setting: A Literature Review”
Nicole Erickson – “The Kinesthetic Classroom”

University Honors and Scholars Programs

Dean’s Titan Academy

The Dean’s Titan Academy is designated to recognize stellar student leaders, high academic achievers, peer mentor and HHD student ambassadors. These students have contributed to the TITAN EXPERIENCE in our college and
raised the bar of excellence.

  • Dean's List - Fall 2016
  • Dean's List - Spring 2017

3.5 GPA / 12 Units of Undergraduate Coursework Minimum

Dean's Titan Academy

Graduating With Honors

Awarded to baccalaureate recipients based on overall performance.

  • Cum Laude: 3.50 – 3.74
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.75 – 3.89
  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.90 – 4.00


HHD, CSU System-Wide, University Awards,
University Scholarships