International Engineering

The engineering industry today is global and interconnected with supply, demand and service providers being located anywhere in the world. An effective engineer in this global environment is one that complements his/her core technical knowledge with excellent cross-cultural competence and international exposure. The certificate program prepares TAMU undergraduates to join the global job market they will face once they graduate.

The International Engineering Certificate is only available to undergraduate engineering students within the Texas A&M University College of Engineering.

In order to earn the certificate, which is noted on the student’s permanent transcript, students are required to satisfy the following items listed below.

  • Language Component: Three (3) credits of a 200 level course or above in a single language
    • Students who took the TOEFL to be admitted to Texas A&M University can satisfy the language component by enrolling and passing the ENGL210 with a "C" or higher grade.
    • If you feel you are already proficient in a foreign language, please click here to learn more about Language Placement exams.
  • International Component Six (6) credits from the International and Cultural Diversity courses in the university core curriculum.
    • Click here for a list of ICD courses available.
  • Global Engineering Design Component: Three (3) credits from one of the following:
    • ENGR 410 Global Engineering
    • Global capstone project
    • Design course in an engineering department with an international component (Individualized and approved by the College of Engineering)
    • Study abroad program (in addition to the 3 credits of experience component)
  • International Experience Component Three (3) credits. The international experience component is a credit-bearing international internship, research, or approved study abroad program.

Please note that no course may be counted twice

Guidelines

Before starting the application for the Engineering International Certificate, students should set up a meeting with a representative of the Halliburton Engineering Global Programs.

The complete certificate application must be submitted to the Halliburton Engineering Global Program Office.

Requirements

  • Good academic standing within major department.
  • Obtain a "C" or better in each course taken towards certificate program.
  • Achieve an overall GPR of 3.0 in approved certificate program coursework.
  • Submit completed certificate worksheet to the Halliburton Engineering Global Programs upon registering for final course(s) to complete certificate requirements.
  • Consult with an academic advisor prior to submitting the application for the certificate.

Certificate Application