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The Heath Integrated Business and Engineering Program is a cohort program that brings together an elite group of students from Tickle College of Engineering and Haslam College of Business to work together and share key learning, networking, and mentoring experiences. Students will develop a deeper understanding of both disciplines and how they work together in real enterprises to create value.

Application ProcessĀ Timeline

Applications are accepted from first-year students in their second semester, starting in November through January. The Heath IBEP Selection Committee, consisting of individuals from both Haslam and Tickle, meet to evaluate applicants in February. Finalists will be contacted for an in-person interview in mid March. Interviews will last for the month of March and then the Selection Committee will meet to make final selections. Notifications will be sent mid-April. Students selected will formally begin the program in fall of the sophomore year. Applications due March 10.

Admission Criteria

The admissions committee from both Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering review the following materials and select finalists to interview:

  • Essay questions
  • Student resume

Admission into the program provides scholarship awards contingent on continued participation in the program and academic performance, including but not limited to maintenance of a minimum 3.25 GPA. To be eligible to receive scholarship awards, students must apply for the Continuing Student Undergraduate Scholarship by March 1, 2023. If for any reason students decide to withdraw from the program or are dismissed from the program, their Heath IBEP scholarship awards may be rescinded.

Students applying should not take BUAD 200 during their freshman year as this is a required course of the program.

Who Is Applying

Students from nearly every major in the Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering have applied to join the Heath IBEP cohort. Learn more about which majors are applying below:

Haslam College of Business Heath IBEP Applicants

Haslam College of Business Applicants by major

Tickle College of Engineering IBEP Applicants

Tickle College of Engineering Applicants by major

View the above charts in an accessible table.

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