Engineering Honors: Civil Engineering Track

This page describes the Civil Engineering Track of Engineering Honors (EH-CVEN), which applies to EH scholars majoring in civil engineering (CVEN track).

Requirements - Honors Courses - Honors Faculty - Legacy Requirements

For questions about the CVEN Track, please contact the EH Track Coordinator for Civil Engineering.


Lbarroso

Luciana Barroso

Associate Professor, Co-Director of Aggie STEM, EH Track Coordinator

Office: CE/TTI Building, Room 705-D 
Phone: 979.845.0290
Email: lbarroso@civil.tamu.edu

Requirements 

The Engineering Honors (EH) program for students in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering majoring in Civil Engineering (CVEN Track) has the following requirements:

*Note* - The requirements in italics are in addition to "base" requirements of the EH program.

Academic Requirements

Honors Credit Hours

      • Completion of at least 18 Honors credits (undergraduate honors courses with HNR prefix or graduate courses) in courses from any ENGR or Science department (at least 12 engineering credits)
           - At most 3 honors credits can come from S/U coursework
           - No more than 6 credits of graduate courses registered for graduate credit (no limit on the number of graduate courses applied to the undergraduate degree)
           - 4-6 hours of 491H
          - max 2 hours of 485H (no more than 6 credits of 485H and 491H combined)
      • ENGR 181H

Other

      • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 (GPA of at least 3.25 in honors courses)
      • No grade lower than a B in the required honors courses
      • No honor code violation
      • Must take at least one CVEN honors course per academic year

Non-Academic Requirements

EH-Advising: Meet with the EH-CVEN Track Coordinator during each academic year
EH-Activity: Participate in at least one EH program approved activity (marked with an * on the calendar) each regular semester
EH-Annual Report: Submit an annual EH report in May of each year

Sample Schedules for EH Students in the CVEN Track

Sample program that fulfills the EH requirements for CVEN majors is:

  Sample CVEN Honors Course Plan
Freshman
ENGR 111H Foundations of Engineering I – 2 credits
  ENGR 112H – Foundations of Engineering II - 2 credits
  ENGR 181H – Engineering Honors Seminar - 1 credit
Sophomore ANY CVEN COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
Junior ANY CVEN COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
Senior
ANY CVEN COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
  CVEN 491H Research - as a part of the University Undergraduate Research Scholars Program - 3 credits (per sem)

CVEN Honors Courses

The following lists CVEN Honors courses that have been offered in the last four years, excluding research (291,491) and independent study (285,485) courses.

  • 2016-2017 Academic Year

    Subj

    Crse

    Cred

    Title

    Instructor 

    Semester

    Fall 2016
    CVEN 303 3 HNR: CIVIL ENGR MEASUREMENT (Syllabus)  Timothy Chinn (P) Fall 16
    Spring 2017
    CVEN 302 3 HNR:COMP APPL ENGR & CONST  Han Sang Kim (P) Spring 2017
    CVEN 302 3 HNR:COMP APPL ENGR & CONST   Kuang-An Chang (P) Spring 2017

CVEN Honors Faculty

The following CVEN faculty have taught Honors courses or supervised Honors research experiences during the last four years. Students are welcome to approach other faculty as well.


Image of Nasir Gharaibeh

Nasir Gharaibeh

Associate Professor

Office: 503E CVLB
Phone: 979.845.3362
Email: ngharaibeh@civil.tamu.edu


A. Talebpour

Alireza Talebpour

Assistant Professor

Office: 301E CVLB
Phone: 979.845.0875
Email: atalebpour@tamu.edu