The Department of Metallurgical Engineering offers an undergraduate Honors Program for students who seek to be challenged by both independent and team projects and receive additional distinction with their undergraduate degrees.

This individually tailored program culminates with the awarding of an Honors Certificate and recognition at the Honors Day Ceremony in the student’s senior year.

Students enrolled in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering Honors Program are encouraged to participate in one of the three University-wide honors programs offered through the Honors College.

Students interested in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering Honors Program should contact the department office or their academic adviser for further details.


Students may earn up to 6 hours of honors credit in appropriate regularly scheduled JUNIOR and SENIOR level courses through satisfactory completion of the terms of an Honors By Contract. This contract requires a prospectus, prepared by the student consultation with his/her professor and with the Honors Program Director. The prospectus must be approved by the Professor, his/her Department Head, and the Honors Program Director.