Engineering Honors Program

The Engineering Honors program gives students the opportunity to interact with other high achieving students and with honors faculty, creating a community of scholars that combines the benefits of a small college with the resources of a major research institution.

Engineering Honors scholars have access to honors courses that have small enrollments, promoting close interaction between the faculty and students. Students receive specialized academic advising from leading faculty, participate in undergraduate research and engage in special activities for honors students, such as lunches with faculty, seminars and networking opportunities with leaders in academia and industry. 

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Benefits

  • Honors CoursesDown-arrow

    - Engineering Honors Students have access to honors courses with greatly reduced class sizes allowing for discussion-based seminars or one-on-one instruction, where students are encouraged to speak, inquire, write, challenge, and do. Engineering Honors students also have the option to customize their curriculum by enrolling in Honors Independent Study or by enrolling in graduate-level courses for honors credit.

  • Specialized AdvisingDown-arrow

    - Honors students maintain close relationships with honors advisors, who help their students select beneficial courses to complete the honors track, present options for undergraduate research, and provide advice on career preparation and personal development. They also give advice and suggest preparatory resources for students who wish to apply for prestigious nationally competitive fellowship and graduate programs.

  • Seminars and Other Special OpportunitiesDown-arrow

    - Honors students are invited to seminars and other special opportunities for interacting with world leaders in engineering and business, who will discuss career options they might never have considered.

  • Undergraduate ResearchDown-arrow

    - An important component of the Engineering Honors program is an undergraduate research experience in which students engage in one-on-one research with our honors faculty and are integrated into their research groups. These experiences prepare students for graduate studies and make them more competitive for graduate admissions and fellowships.

  • Priority RegistrationDown-arrow

    - Honors students have the opportunity to register two days prior to the start of the ordinary pre-registration period for continuing students. Incoming freshmen have the benefit of registering for honors sections at their New Student Conferences.

  • Special RecognitionDown-arrow

    - Students who successfully complete all program requirements will receive a designation on their transcript. They will also be given special recognition during the commencement ceremony by wearing an Engineering Honors stole and lapel pin.

  • Fast Track Graduate ProgramDown-arrow

    - The College of Engineering has a program, referred to as Fast Track, which allows students to make progress towards a graduate degree while they are still an undergraduate. Students can take certain graduate courses and receive credit for both the undergraduate and graduate versions of the course, enabling them to complete a BS and an MS in five years. Engineering Honors students can use these courses towards the needed honors credits for the honors distinction.


     

Requirements

Find your EH track in the table below to learn more about the requirements for your track. Contact the appropriate EH Track Coordinator if you have any questions regarding the requirements.

Please note that the General Engineering track requirements are the same as the "base" requirements for the EH program.

DEPARTMENT TRACKS:        
General Engineering  EH-ENGR Track Requirements - -
Aerospace Engineering EH-AERO Track Requirements AERO Honors Courses (Last 4 years) AERO Honors Faculty -
Biological and Agricultural Engineering EH-BAEN Track Requirements BAEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) BAEN Honors Faculty -
Biomedical Engineering EH-BMEN Track Requirements BMEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) BMEN Honors Faculty -
Chemical Engineering EH-CHEN Track Requirements CHEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) CHEN Honors Faculty -
Computer Science and Engineering  EH-CSCE Track Requirements CSCE Honors Courses (Last 4 years) CSCE Honors Faculty Sample Schedules
Civil Engineering EH-CVEN Track Requirements CVEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) CVEN Honors Faculty -
Electrical and Computer Engineering   EH-ECEN Track Requirements ECEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) ECEN Honors Faculty -
Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution EH-ETID Track Requirements - -
Industrial and Systems Engineering EH-ISEN Track Requirements - - -
Interdisciplinary Engineering EH-ITDE Track Requirements - - -
Materials Science and Engineering EH-MSEN Track Requirements - - -
Mechanical Engineering EH-MEEN Track Requirements MEEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) MEEN Honors Faculty -
Nuclear Engineering EH-NUEN Track Requirements NUEN Honors Courses (Last 4 years) NUEN Honors Faculty -
Petroleum Engineering EH-PETE Track Requirements PETE Honors Courses (Last 4 years) PETE Honors Faculty   -
Ocean Engineering EH-OCEN Track Requirements - - -
Find the Legacy Requirements for the EH Program, Aerospace EH Program and Computer Science & Engineering EH program (for students entering EH before Fall 2015) here.