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    Sep 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Honors Engineering Leadership Minor

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A coursework and experiential program is offered by the Tickle College of Engineering leading to a minor in Honors Engineering Leadership. The objective of the Honors Engineering Leadership Minor is to help engineering students learn leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills necessary to apply their technical skills in real life situations. The elements of the minor program are entrepreneurial basics, leadership and communication skill development, organizational and social psychology, service learning, and a capstone leadership experience. This minor is restricted to Tickle College of Engineering students (including Biosystems Engineering majors) in the Chancellor’s Honors Program or the Haslam Scholars Program. Students not in one of these university honors programs but admitted to an engineering honors concentration are also eligible.

Minor Requirements

The minor requires 18 hours plus non-credit capstone service and leadership activities.

Select one course:

College Leadership Capstone:

Students in this minor are expected to demonstrate leadership by assuming leadership positions in the College and University. This requirement has two parts and completion must be certified by the minor advisor:

  1. Contribute service to the College or University through holding a selected or elected leadership position. Examples of acceptable positions are College Ambassador, Co-op Ambassador, Officer of Student Technical Society, Orientation Leader, Resident Assistant for Engage residential community, Engage LLC Leadership Team, First Year Study Peer Mentor, or other similar positions approved by minor advisor.
  2. Demonstrate technical project leadership, normally by (a) serving as team leader for senior design or other departmental project course, or (b) competing in events such as the Graves Business Plan Competition or the SEC Business Plan Competition. The minor advisor could approve other experiences for this requirement.


* Meets University General Education Requirement