Houston Engineering Center

The University of Texas at Tyler

Earn a UT Tyler Engineering BS Degree at HEC

The UT Tyler Houston Engineering Center, located on the second floor of the HCC Alief-Hayes campus at 2911 Hayes Road in Houston, offers an innovative pathway to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineeringcivil engineering, computer engineering and construction management.

  • Start at Houston Community College, Lone Star College, San Jacinto College or others, and finish at UT Tyler in Houston.
  • You are automatically admitted to your selected major upon admission to the university.
  • Create a plan with an advisor to assist in transferring.  

Since opening in 2013, the Houston Engineering Center has provided an affordable, high-quality opportunity to complete an engineering degree entirely in Houston. The HEC also offers a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and civil engineering, including a "4+1" option. 

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