Membership Requirements

After Freshman Honors Program

If  you are a member of the Freshman Honors Program (FHP), you may continue in the Engineering Honors Program if you have

  • Maintained a 3.5 cumulative GPA or better
  • Submitted a ‘Statement of Honors Purpose’ to the University Honors Office which was approved
  • Attended or viewed an Engineering Honors Program orientation session before submitting your plan of study.

Continued  membership allows you to participate in the activities in the University Honors Program, including seminars and honors housing, while you develop a program of study.

Entrance After the FreshmanYear

If you left or never participated in the FHP, you may join the Honors Program by completing an Honors application (see the UHP web page for more information), and having

  • Maintained 3.5 cumulative GPA or better
  • 48 credits remaining before graduation.
  • An approved ‘Statement of Honors Purpose.’

You must also

  • Attend an Engineering Honors Program orientation session before submitting your plan of study (held each semester; watch for announcements).
  • If joining with 48 credits remaining, submit your plan of study the same semester you join.

Staying in “Good Standing”

In order to maintain good standing within the UHP and EHP, you must

  1. Maintain a continuing cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.
  2. Participate in two Honors Seminars.
  3. Submit a Program of Study (POS) to the EHP not later than four semesters prior to graduation (deadline is Sept. 21 and Feb. 21 for fall/spring semesters respectively, but can be submitted earlier).
  4. Develop an Honors Project and have it approved by the EHP at least two semesters prior to graduation (deadline is Sept. 21 and Feb. 21 for fall/spring semesters respectively, but can be submitted earlier).  The project must be completed and presented before or during the semester of graduation.

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Review of Academic Progress

Once a member, your previous semester GPA and cumulative GPA will be evaluated at the beginning of each semester.

 

Contact Us

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Engineering Honors Program

engrhonors@iastate.edu