Apply to join the W.V.T. Rusch Engineering Honors Program

February 1, 2020
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The W.V.T. Rusch Engineering Honors Program provides a unique opportunity for talented students to participate in dynamic academic and social activities and increase their competitiveness after graduation through the completion of a thesis project or commercialization plan.

Each student admitted into the W.V.T. Rusch Engineering Honors Program will choose either the Innovation Track or the Research Track.

The Innovation track is focused heavily on the identification of opportunities for new technologies and alignment of technology and innovation strategies.

The Research Track will tackle the unknown problems and challenges facing society today.  The research experience students will gain through this track will complement their rigorous academic coursework and immerse students in a lab environment.

The benefits of the W.V.T. Engineering Honors Program also include:

  • The Honors Colloquium
  • WRIT 340 class that assists in writing the Honors thesis or commercialization plan
  • Students who successfully complete the Honors Program will receive special recognition at commencement


Applications for the W. V. T. Rusch Engineering Honors Program are available here.

Deadline: February 14, 2020.


Please note: Students interested must apply with at least three remaining semesters at USC at the time of acceptance into the program.

For additional questions, please contact Amanda McCraven at

Published on February 1st, 2020

Last updated on February 1st, 2020