Second Bachelor's Degree in Physics
The Second Bachelor’s Degree Program is designed to meet the
needs of college graduates who wish to attain proficiency in another
major field. To be eligible for admission, applicants must hold
a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
and must have a 2.00 Cumulative Quality Point Average (CQPA) from
all previously attended institutions.
A maximum of 90 transferable credits of undergraduate course work
will be applied toward the second bachelor's degree. In addition,
students must complete a minimum of 30 credits in residence
at TU and meet all the requirements of the “new” major.
At least one-half of the “new” major credits must be
completed at Towson since the completion of the first degree. Each
must complete an advanced writing course. All other General Education
requirements are considered to have been met through the first degree.
Those interested in learning more about the program or receiving
an application should call
410-704-2471. Deadlines for fall and spring admission are June 15
and November 15, respectively.
Some screened/competitive majors have earlier deadlines and separate
Second bachelor’s degree candidates may qualify for departmental
honors, the Dean’s List, and/or graduation with honors (60
credit hours at TU required). Please refer to the Academic Regulations
section of this catalog for criteria.