Physics (B.S.)

Major: Physics (B.S.)

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

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
PHYS 3100 Electromagnetism and Optics
4 hours
PHYS 3800 Advanced Laboratory 2 hours
PHYS 4000 Quantum and Atomic Physics
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.

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.