The Honors Program at Ohio State is designed to meet the needs of students with superior academic ability and to promote scholarly development throughout their college careers. By challenging themselves with advanced levels of study and enrichment programs, Honors students can optimize the use of their creative abilities and develop a sustaining interest in advanced education and research. The College of Engineering offers Honors students several ways through which they can distinguish themselves, including designation as an Honors student, Graduation With Honors in Engineering, undergraduate research, and Graduation With Distinction. Students must meet eligiblility and requirements to be considered for graduation with honors distinction.
Explore the links below to learn more about the Honors in Engineering experience!
Engineering Honorary Societies
University Honors Program, University Honors and Scholars Application
Graduation with Distinction in Engineering (Honors Thesis)
Combined BS/MS Degree
Fundamentals of Engineering Honors
If you are a first-year engineering Honors students, starting in Autumn Term, you have the option to participate in the Fundamentals of Engineering Honors (FEH) program. This rigorous first-year curriculum covers CAD, computer programming, hands-on labs, and project reports. The program culminates in a quarter-long design-build project (autonomous robot, nanotechnology, and infrastructure) during Spring Term.
The content of the FEH courses exposes you to a range of engineering disciplines, allowing you to explore your academic/major interests right from the start of your career at Ohio State. Through the coursework in FEH you can develop technical skills as well as professional competencies to prepare you for the future demands of major curriculum and work experiences.