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Physics (B.S.)


Physics Major (B.S., 33 hours)
PHYS 101 Principles of Physics I or
PHYS 111 General Physics I
4 hours
PHYS 102 Principles of Physics II or
PHYS 112 General Physics II
4 hours
PHYS 121 Electronic Measurements 4-5 hours
PHYS 162 Introduction to Modern Physics 4-5 hours
PHYS 209 Electromagnetic Theory or
PHYS 241 Classical Mechanics I
3 hours
PHYS 242 Classical Mechanics II or
PHYS 251 Introduction to Quantum Physics I
3 hours
PHYS 281 Advanced Laboratory 1-2 hours
Physics electives 5-9 hours
Senior Comprehensive:  
PHYS 295 Independent Study 1-12 hours

An approved supporting program of 25 hours from the Natural Sciences Division is required, possibly including one or more minors or a second major.

Physics Education major
See the Education Department brochure on interdisciplinary majors in physical sciences and physics, natural sciences education, and applicable endorsements.