Physics Department Honors

Program Prerequisite

Students must enroll in the General Honors Program and complete at least 9 hours of General Honors courses (see the Interdisciplinary Programs section of the catalog).

Grade Requirements

Students are required to maintain an overall GPA of 3.5.
Credit Hour Requirements

Students must fulfill the requirements of either the Physics departmental major, the Applied Physics major, or the Physics Teaching major, of which at least 12 hours must be completed on an Honors basis. A student may receive Physics Honors credit in any of the Physics courses required for the respective Physics majors.* In addition, they should complete a Physics Honors senior project (minimum 2 hours).

* Permission from the department chair should be sought before registering in a course for Honors credit. A written agreement should be reached with the appropriate professor regarding the work expected for Honors credit. (See the Interdisciplinary Programs section of this catalog.)

For more information

WSU Honors Program
Stewart Library,
Room 225