Physics (B.A.)

Major: Physics (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts degree is designed for those students who want a solid physics education with a broad liberal arts background and will be pursuing further education or employment in fields other than physics or engineering. 

Required Courses 18 hours
Physics Major (B.A., 30 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 3800 Advanced Laboratory 2 hours
Physics Electives 10 hours

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

Senior Comprehensive 2 hours
PHYS 4950 Independent Study

2 hours

Required Supporting Program 25 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.