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2007-2008 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2007-2008 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physics

Physics Honors Program

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Admission to the Physics Departmental Honors Program will be open to students who have at least a 3.50 GPA, for all classes, on a 4.0 point scale, permission of the Dean of the Honors College, and permission of the Departmental Honors Coordinator.  In addition, Physics 2390 and Mathematics 3501 must be completed prior to admission.

Students in the Physics Honors Program must maintain an overall GPA of 3.50.  Students who have been dismissed from the program because their overall GPA has fallen below 3.50 may petition for readmission.  Students must raise their grade-point average to 3.50 and submit their petition to the Dean of the Honors College and Departmental Honors Coordinator.

Departmental Honors Requirements

Subject to the following minima:

Students in the Departmental Honors program must also complete all the requirements for graduation as a physics major as given in the current Undergraduate Catalog.

Honors thesis supervision will be undertaken by a faculty member approved by the Departmental Chairperson, the Departmental Honors Coordinator, and Faculty Advisor.  The thesis must be submitted and defended in accordance with the Senior Thesis Guide and must be signed by the thesis supervisor.

And at least 12 semester hours in the following honors courses:

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