To qualify for honors, students must fulfill the following requirements:
- A major in physics that includes at least three units of 400-level work in physics, not including units earned in the seminar series 451-454.
- Submission for departmental evaluation of a copy of an independent project undertaken in the senior year.
- A minimum grade point average of 3.5 over all courses in the major. See Distinction & Honors on the Registrar's website.