The School of Engineering offers an honors program for undergraduate engineering students who exhibit outstanding academic ability. Students who have a combined math-verbal SAT score of 1350 or better, including minimum scores of 700 in math and 600 in the verbal section, a high school rank in the top 10 percent of their graduating class, and math placement in Honors Calculus are eligible for consideration for admission to the program.
During the first year of the undergraduate program, students register for 01:640:191-192 Honors Calculus; 01:750:271-272 Honors Physics; 01:355:103 Exposition and Argument; and 14:440:191 Honors Introduction to Engineering. During the second year, students take 01:640:291 Honors Calculus; 01:750:273 Honors Physics; and 14:440:291 Honors Engineering Mechanics: Statics. With special permission, they may register in a college honors seminar given by their college of affiliation. In the third year, students may be eligible to participate in the James J. Slade Scholars Program.