UT/A&M Honors Program Info
Many universities have special programs for strong students, and some require students to apply directly to those programs. The requirements for application and admission vary widely, so it is best to check the website for each university and each program within the university. Be aware of early deadlines and housing requirements. Some universities give honors students preferred housing, early registration opportunities, smaller classes, special internship and study abroad programs, and increased access to faculty.
Texas A&M University
For University Honors, students must indicate their intention to apply for honors on the initial application to the university. Once a student has submitted his application, he will be able to access the honors application. Please check the following link:
For University Honors: http://launch.tamu.edu/Applications/University-Honors
For other honors programs, students should indicate on their initial application to A&M that they are interested in being considered for honors, and once admitted to the university, might be required by some programs to take further steps towards admission to honors.
For Engineering Honors: https://engineering.tamu.edu/academics/eh/admission.html
For Business Honors: https://mays.tamu.edu/bba-business-honors/
For Liberal Arts Honors: https://liberalarts.tamu.edu/academics/honors/
The colleges of Geoscience, Science, and many individual departments have honors programs as well; No additional application is necessary for entering freshmen, and some programs are reserved for currently enrolled students.
The University of Texas
UT has many honors programs, and students should apply to those honors programs when they apply to the university. In some cases there are priority deadlines of October 15th. Please be aware that the business and natural science honors programs require a teacher recommendation submitted through a link that is generated ONLY AFTER the initial application has been submitted, so students should submit their Apply Texas well in advance of the deadline to give the teacher time to fill out the recommendation form.
For Plan II (in the College of Liberal Arts but can be combined with other majors): https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/plan2/about/
For Business Honors: https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/bhp
For Natural Science Honors: https://cns.utexas.edu/honors
For Engineering Honors: http://www.engr.utexas.edu/undergraduate/advising/honors