Honors Program

Sigma Pi Sigma (SPS)

UNO also is home to a chapter of SIGMA PI SIGMA, the national physics honor society.

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Honors in Physics

An honors program is available to superior students. Successful completion of the program results in graduation with Honors in Physics. For admission to the program a student must be enrolled in or have completed Physics 3198 and 4194 and have grade point averages of at least 3.2 cumulative and in all science courses taken, and at least 3.5 in all physics courses taken. Before graduation the student must complete six hours of Senior Honors Thesis (Physics 4194), present an acceptable honors thesis, and obtain an honors-level grade on a thesis-defense examination.