Oct 04, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog-June Update 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog-June Update

MSOE Honors Program

Humanities, Social Science, and Communication Department
Main Office:  Grohmann Museum - Second Floor
Phone: (414) 277-7363
Website: https://www.msoe.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/freshman-honors-program/


The MSOE Honors Program is MSOE’s honors curriculum. The benefits of participating in the program include having classes with engaged students, greater opportunities to pursue individual interests, integration of diverse topics, and more in-depth preparation for graduate school. Also, honors students will participate in settings that will hone their leadership skills through project work, professional presentations, and interaction with regional leaders in various fields. The MSOE Honors Program encourages independent, collaborative, and cooperative learning. The selective program is currently open only to students who meet the enrollment criteria. For more information, call (414) 277-7363.

Program Outcomes:

Upon graduation, students enrolled in the MSOE Honors Program will be able to:

  • Apply historical reasoning to understand the origins of present-day issues, examine possible ideological, aesthetic, political, social connections, and reflect on how our knowledge of the past enriches our awareness of the present
  • Relate various forms of knowledge-local and foreign; scholarly and popular-that contribute to a broad understanding of past and contemporary world order
  • Cultivate and foster intercultural awareness and learning, develop critical and reflective perspectives on difference
  • Show awareness of the origins and nature of cultural, economic, and power differences among different regions of the world
  • Engage with organizations involved with social justice work

Required Curriculum:

Year One:


  • HON 2051  Honors Seminar I 3 credits


  • HON 2011  Honors Practicum 2 credits

Year Two:


  • HON 2052  Honors Seminar II 3 credits


  • HON 2060  Honors Travel Experience 0 credits

Year Three


  • HON 3060  Honors Research/Entrepreneur Experience 0 credits


  • HON 3060  Honors Research/Entrepreneurship Experience 0 credits

Year Four


  • HON 4060  Honors Senior Reflection 0 credits