Program Elements


Honors at a Glance

The College of Engineering Honors Program focuses on four areas of development:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Intellectual Breadth
  • Leadership Development
  • Culminating Project

Program Elements

Academic Excellence

  • Maintain a 3.6 or higher cumulative GPA while pursuing a College of Engineering major

Intellectual Breadth

  • Complete nine credits of advanced electives in an identified focus area and select a minor in one of over 100 top-ranked U-M programs

Leadership Development

  • Participate in Honors seminar each year and engage in leadership development, community building, and discussion related to your focus area

Culminating Project

  • Build on foundational work from your Honors focus area by designing and completing a high-impact capstone project or thesis


Honors Degree

Students who complete the College of Engineering Honors Program will graduate “With Honors”. This notation will appear on your University of Michigan transcript and on your diploma.