Physics and Optical Science


Director: Dr. Nate Fried

Students have the opportunity to earn honors in Physics & Optical Science by completing additional research that furthers their learning and understanding through a hands-on experience within a research group.

When can I apply? 

Students can apply during the first semester of their senior year.

What are the GPA requirements? 

You must maintain a 3.0 GPA in all departmental courses.

What are the curricular requirements? 

Students must complete their final project in the honors section of PHYS 3900 and earn an A in this course. The research project typically takes two (2) semesters to complete. Visit the program website to learn more about the required courses and thesis options.

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