University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Academic Enrichment Programs

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  • First Year Experience

    The mission of the First Year Experience is to improve student success and retention in upper level engineering courses and the engineering profession by focusing on problem solving and students’ professional and personal development in the First Year Experience courses through project-based and active learning environments.

    E313 Engineering Building 2
    Houston, TX 77204
  • Honors Engineering Program

    The Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College jointly offer a program for Honors College students with majors in engineering: the Honors Engineering Program (HEP). The HEP is a challenging program that encourages a sense of community among Honors students in Engineering and provides an improved experience by offering courses tailored to the needs of these capable, enthusiastic students.


    A service of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, PROMES (pronounced "promise") provides engineering students with recruitment, academic advising, workshops, scholarships and professional and personal development opportunities.

    E316 Engineering Building 2
    Houston, TX 77204-4010