Engineering Honors: Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Track

This page describes the Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Track of Engineering Honors (EH-ETID), which applies to EH scholars majoring in engineering technology and industrial distribution (ETID track).

Requirements - Advising HandoutsHonors Courses - Additional Notes

For questions about the ETID Track, please contact the EH Track Coordinator for Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution.


 

MALINI NATARAJARATHINAM SUMMER 2014


Malini Natarajarathinam

Associate Professor

Office: 203D Fermier
Phone: 979.845.6766
Email: malini@tamu.edu

Requirements 

The Engineering Honors (EH) program for students in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution majoring in Engineering Technology or in Industrial Distribution (ETID Track) has the following features and requirements:

*Note* - The requirements in italics are in addition to the "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)
           - At least 6 hours in 300/400 level ENTC/IDIS courses (at least 3 from student's major)
           - 1 hour of 484H (Internship or Field Experiences) or the equivalent of 1 hour (in the case of zero credit)
      • 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

Non-Academic Requirements

EH-Advising: Meet with the EH-ETID 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

 

Advising Handouts

Before your advising meeting with the ETID Track Coordinator, read through following handouts:

Sample Schedules for EH Students in the ETID Track

Sample programs that fulfill the EH requirements for ETID majors are:

  Sample IDIS 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 IDIS COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
Junior ANY IDIS COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
Senior
ANY IDIS COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
  IDIS 491H Research - as a part of the University Undergraduate Research Scholars Program - 3 credits (per sem)

 

  Sample ESET 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 ESET COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
Junior ANY ESET COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
Senior
ANY ESET COURSE CAN BE TAKEN AS A "STACKED HONORS" COURSE, WITH PRIOR INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
  ESET 491H Research - as a part of the University Undergraduate Research Scholars Program - 3 credits (per sem)

ETID Honors Courses

The following lists ETID 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
    IDIS 300 4 HNR: INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY (Syllabus)  James P. Wallace (P) Fall 16
    IDIS 330 4 HNR-SALES ENGINEERING(Syllabus)  Norman L. Clark (P) Fall 16
    IDIS 340 3 HNR-MFGR DISTR RELATIONS (Syllabus)  John W. Johnson (P) Fall 16
    IDIS 343 3 HNR-DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS (Syllabus)  Ismail Capar (P) Fall 16
    Spring 2017
    IDIS 330 4 HNR-SALES ENGINEERING   Norman L. Clark (P) Spring 2017

ETID curricular notes:

  • Independent study courses (ENTC/IDIS 484H, ENTC/IDIS 485H) and research courses (ENTC/IDIS 491H) require prior approval of the ETID EH Coordinator.
  • Any graduate level course can be used for honors credit with prior approval of the ETID EH Coordinator.