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Specialty Programs

The college has several unique programs designed to ensure the success of its students:

Engineering Entrepreneurship Program

Designed to give students the skills to create economic value from technological ideas, to protect and grow intellectual properties, to create successful funding proposals, and to detect and take advantage of technology trends.

Lee Martin Works with Student in the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program



Cook Grand Challenge Honors Program

Provides an opportunity for academically qualified students to experience a broader and more challenging preparation for their chosen engineering discipline. Personalized opportunities are available in research, entrepreneurship, global studies, and community engagement.

Students work with Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Cook Grand Challenges Honor Program



Engage Engineering Fundamentals Program

First-year students admitted to the college are automatically enrolled in engage, one of the nation’s most innovative first-year engineering programs. The program uses a cutting edge, success-oriented approach with a curriculum built around teaming students for project-oriented, hands-on activities.

Student Works on Engineering Fundamentals Program ProjectStudent Works on Engineering Fundamentals Program Project



Heath Integrated Business and Engineering Program

A unique program in partnership with the Haslam College of Business. The program pairs an industry-focused curriculum with immersive, professional, co-curricular experiences to graduate leaders with a comprehensive, systems-thinking approach to breaking down silos and solving challenges. In short, graduates will understand the intersections between business and engineering, bringing depth and value from both fields to their employer from day one.

Students Working in Supply Chain Lab



Integrated Engineering Design

The mission of the Integrated Engineering Design program is to increase the number of horizontal and vertical design interactions for engineering undergraduates. Horizontal interactions will allow students across UT to collaborate in interdisciplinary courses on authentic design challenges. Vertical interactions will provide opportunities for seniors to freshman within their own discipline to work together on real-world design problems.

CEE Students work on Senior Design Project



Reliability and Maintainability Engineering (RME)

Developed to meet the needs of industry and government by providing formal undergraduate and graduate education in the RME area. Undergraduate students can receive a minor in RME, while graduate students can receive either a graduate certificate or master’s degree.

Students Work at the Reliability and Maintainability Center in Munich


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