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Engineering Honors (EH) students in the aerospace engineering (AERO) department must meet the academic and participation requirements listed below.

Academic Requirements

Students must earn at least 18 hours of honors credits (undergraduate honors courses with HNR prefix or graduate courses) in courses offered by the Colleges of Engineering or Arts and Sciences.*

*Any math or science course offered by the College of Arts and Sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, or statistics) can be used to fulfill EH requirements, as long as it is approved as part of the student's degree plan.

The hours must consist of the following:

  • At least 12 hours must be engineering credit hours (including honors ENGR courses plus honors courses from all departments or majors)
  • No more than 6 hours of graduate courses registered for undergraduate credit
  • Between 4-6 hours of research (ENGR 491H)**
  • ENGR 181H - 1 credit hour EH seminar course

For ways to earn honors credit, please visit the General Requirements page.

**Students can use no more than 6 hours of research toward the total 18 hours.

Graduation requirements:

  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
    • Earn a GPA of 3.25 or higher in honors courses
  • Receive no honor code violations

Participation Requirements

  • Honors Meeting: Meet with the EH-AERO Department Coordinator during each academic year - schedule this on this Navigate webpage
  • Activity: Participate in at least one EH activity each regular semester - view the EH calendar webpage here
  • Annual Survey: Complete the EH survey (sent out via email) in May of each year