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Research may be performed within the context of earning Honors through the Honors College or through the College of Sciences, or both.

Honors College: Highest Honors. Students admitted to the Honors College can opt to earn Highest Honors, which requires that they perform research and submit a thesis.  »» more information

College of Sciences Honors: Students from any of the College of Sciences departments who have a GPA of 3.0 or above (overall and in their major) have the opportunity to earn College Honors. Students applying for College Honors are expected to enroll in the appropriate honors research course during their final two semesters. The completed research paper must be approved by the supervising faculty sponsor and another college faculty member. Contact your faculty advisor for additional information.

COS Honors: Department Contacts


Monica Gutierrez
(210) 458-7522

Peggy Neff
(210) 458-5469

Computer Science
Dr. Hugh Maynard
(210) 458-5542

Environmental Science
Dr. Janis Bush
(210) 458-5660

Geological Sciences
Dr. Walter Gray
(210) 458-5751

Dr. Sandy Norman
(210) 458-7254

Physics & Astronomy
Dr. Rafael Lopez-Mobilia
(210) 458-5460

COS Honors: Resources

» Science Honors Flyer
» College Honors Program

MARC/RISE Program Contact

Dr. Gail Taylor
(210) 458-5761