Established in 1997, the Honors Program at Montana State University Billings provides an enhanced and supportive learning environment for exceptionally 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. As a community of scholars, faculty work enthusiastically to help students:
Use interdisciplinary methods to investigate, understand, and analyze complex issues from diverse perspectives.
Engage in lively discussions to shape and explore academic topics.
Develop skills in self-expression, critical and creative thinking, information gathering, and problem solving.
Acquire a competitive advantage for scholarships, graduate admissions, and professional placement.
The program is open to all undergraduate students regardless of their major who are interested in opportunities for enriched learning, cultural explorations and fellowship. The program provides an affordable small college experience with enhanced access to professors while allowing students to benefit from the University’s diverse degree programs and growing community.