Program Benefits

Students benefiting the most from the University Honors Program tend to:

  • enjoy participating in lively discussions on interesting topics

  • be more concerned about what they learn than what grade they earn

  • relish small classes where one gets to know one's professors

  • prefer undertaking research projects and writing papers to memorizing for tests

  • be stimulated by interdisciplinary courses that study problems from many perspectives

  • like to study and socialize with other students excited by learning

Benefits of Participation

  • experience an affordable small college experience while benefiting from the university's size and many degree programs

  • take required general education courses that are exploratory, exciting and fit your profile

  • for those earning at least 21 credits in general education Honors courses with a GPA of at least 3.0, have your official transcript notated: University Honors Scholar: General Honors

  • enjoy special guest presentations, group activities, interactions with community leaders, and social occasions

  • be eligible for special consideration when scholarships are awarded

  • gain an edge in applying to graduate schools or seeking challenging employment


Dr. David Craig, Director
University Honors Program
McMullen Hall Room 205
Montana State University Billings
1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 657-2908

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