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Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences

Honors Program

The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences, under the direction of the University Honors Board, offers a departmental honors program for students who demonstrate exemplary abilities in their discipline. Such students will work closely with faculty mentors in an individual program of research, directed readings, independent study and seminar. The student who completes an approved program will receive a diploma with the designation of Bachelor of Arts with Honors, or Bachelor of Science with Honors, and departmental honors will appear on the transcript.

Criteria for Admission into the Department Honors Program

  1. Completion of at least 60 units of courses.
  2. Overall cumulative average of 3.25 or above and a 3.50 or above cumulative average in their major course requirements.

Students below this threshold may appeal to the Department Honors Committee. Contact the department for a list of detailed procedures for applying to the departmental honors program.

 

Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
Smith Hall, Room 445 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3020
Fax: 410-704-3511
E-mail: pags@towson.edu




 

 

 

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