The Los Angeles Valley College Transfer Alliance/Honors Program (TAP) is designed to help first time college students* who plan on transferring to a four-year college or university. It consists of academically enriched transfer general education courses in which both written expression and the critical analysis of ideas are stressed.
The TAP/Honors sections will provide academically motivated students the opportunity to learn in a challenging and stimulating learning environment. More than 85% of our TAP applicants have been accepted by UCLA over the last five years. Typically less than 30% of non-TAP applicants to UCLA have been admitted to UCLA over this same period. Our TAP transfers at UCLA have a better academic performance than non-TAP transfers and native UCLA students.
In order to be considered for the priority admission described above, TAP students must be certified after completing the following:
Freshmen entering TAP/Honors after graduating from high school will be required to complete a minimum of 18 Honors units and Library Science 101.
Continuing students entering TAP/Honors after graduating from high school and completing 9 or more UC transferable units will be required to complete a minimum of 15 Honors units and Library Science 101.