The University Honors Program provides an enhanced and supportive learning environment for exceptionally talented and motivated undergraduate students. This goal is accomplished through the guidance of faculty noted for excellence in teaching who offer small Honors sections of regular courses, interdisciplinary Honors colloquia, special seminars, and increased opportunities for undergraduate research and creative endeavors. The program is open to all undergraduate students who are interested in opportunities for enriched learning, cultural explorations and fellowship.

Our Commitment

The University Honors Program is committed to enhancing the value of a Montana State University Billings education by:

  • Challenging students to take full advantage of their intellectual and personal talents;

  • Emphasizing problem-solving, self-expression and creativity;

  • Providing opportunities to gain research or professional experience as part of the Honors curriculum;

  • Engaging students as active learners and discoverers and encouraging innovative approaches to familiar ideas and vexing problems; and

  • Fostering excellent communication skills and community engagement.

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