Engineering Honors: Interdisciplinary Engineering Track

This page describes the Interdisciplinary Engineering Track of Engineering Honors (EH-ITDE), which applies to EH scholars majoring in interdisciplinary engineering (ITDE track).

For questions about the ITDE Track, please contact the EH Track Coordinator for Interdisciplinary Engineering.

Tim Jacobs

Tim Jacobs

Associate Professor, Director of Interdisciplinary Engineering for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, EH Track Coordinator

Office: MEOB 309 
Phone: 979.862.4355


The Engineering Honors (EH) program for students in the Interdisciplinary Engineering (ITDE 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)
      • ENGR 181H


      • 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-ITDE Track Coordinator during each regular semester
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