MSEN Track

This page describes the Materials Science & Engineering Track of Engineering Honors (EH-MSEN), which applies to EH scholars majoring in the Materials Science & Engineering (track).


For questions about the MSEN Track, please contact the EH Track Coordinator for Materials Science & Engineering.

Materials Science & Engineering

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Michael J. Demkowicz

Associate Professor, EH Track Coordinator

Office: RDMC 212

Phone: 979.458.9845


The Engineering Honors (EH) program for students in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering majoring in Materials Science & Engineering (MSEN Track) has the following requirements:

*Note* - The requirements listed 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-MSEN 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