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College of Engineering Requirements

First-Time Freshman Admission

Only incoming freshmen who qualify to enroll in Calculus 1 (MATH 1451) will gain automatic admission to the Whitacre College of Engineering.

First-Time Freshman Admission

Only incoming freshmen who meet Assured Admissions requirements for TTU will gain automatic admission to the Whitacre College of Engineering.

GPA Requirements
(Admitted to PREN Prior to Summer 2012)

Degree TTU GPA Required
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Construction, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial Engineering and Computer Science
2.0
Mechanical Engineering
2.5
Petroleum Engineering
3.0

GPA Requirements
(Admitted to PREN Summer 2012 - Prior to Spring 2013)

Degree TTU GPA Required
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Construction, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial Engineering and Computer Science
2.5
Mechanical Engineering
2.75
Petroleum Engineering
3.0

GPA Requirements
(Admitted to PREN Spring 2013 or later)

Degree TTU GPA Required
Petroleum Engineering
3.2
All Other Engineering Majors
3.0

Transfer Admissions and Current PREN Students

All transfer students with 12 or more hours of transferable college work will be admitted initially to University PreEngineering. However, students who meet BOTH of the following requirements may be transfered directly into the College of Engineering.
  1. Transfer GPA is a minimum of 2.0 ...AND...
  2. Student qualifies to enroll in Calculus 1 (MATH 1451)

Transfer Admissions and Current PREN Students

All transfer students with 12 or more hours of transferable college work will be admitted initially to University PreEngineering. However, students who meet ALL of the following requirements may be transfered directly into the College of Engineering.
  1. Minimum of 24 transferable credit hours...AND...
  2. Minimum Transfer GPA of 3.0...AND...
  3. Student qualifies to enroll in Calculus 1 (MATH 1451)
All GPA requirements listed to the left must include successful completion of the Foundational Curriculum to transfer into the desired Engineering department. For the Foundational Curriculum, students must complete 8 hours of Math, 8 hours of Science, 3 hours of Engineering and 6 hours of English.

Foundational Curriculum

Category
GPA
Foundational Courses
Math
MATH 1451 (Calc. I)
MATH 1452 (Calc. II)
Science
CHEM 1307/1107 (Chem. 1)
PHYS 1408 (Physics 1)...OR
Another Approved Science Course**
**(See Academic Advisor)
Engineering
ENGR 1315 (Intro to Engineering)
ECE 1304 (for EE and CMPE majors only)
CS 1411 (for CS majors only)
PETR 1305 (PETR majors only)
English
ENGL 1301 (Freshman Comp.)
ENGL 1302 (Adv. College Rhetoric)