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2019-2020
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. 

Departments/Programs:

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.

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.  

* Minimum 12 hours of 3000-4000 level work must be completed in major. Make sure to work with advisor to check that all upper-level hours are completed in plan.