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2019-2020
Major:
Physics (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree is designed for those students pursuing employment or further education in physics or engineering

Departments/Programs:

Courses 26 hours
Physics Major (B.S., 33 hours)
PHYS 1600 Principles of Physics I or
PHYS 2000 General Physics I
4 hours
PHYS 1700 Principles of Physics II or
PHYS 2100 General Physics II
4 hours
PHYS 2200 Electronic Measurements 4 hours
PHYS 2400 Introduction to Modern Physics 4 hours
PHYS 3000 Mechanics
or
PHYS 3100 Electromagnetism and Optics
4 hours
 
PHYS 3800 Advanced Laboratory 2 hours
PHYS 4000 Quantum and Atomic Physics
or
PHYS 4100 Thermal and Statistical Physics
4 hours
Physics Electives 5 hours

Physics electives must be taken from PHYS 1600 Principles of Physics I or above.

Capstone 2 hours
PHYS 4950 Independent Study 2 hours
Required Supporting Program 25 hours
An approved supporting program of 25 hours from the Natural and Health Sciences Division is required, possibly including one or more minors or a second major.