2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Physics (BA/BS)

57-60 credits

Required courses, 48 credits

MATH 165Calculus 1

4

MATH 166Calculus 2

4

MATH 267Calculus 3

4

PHYC 118Explorations in Physical Science and Engineering

2

PHYC 120General Physics 1

5

PHYC 122General Physics 2

5

PHYC 260Introduction to Modern Physics

4

PHYC 262Modern Physics Laboratory

2

PHYC 330Mechanics

3

PHYC 434Thermal Physics

3

PHYC 450Electricity and Magnetism 1

3

PHYC 464Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYC 483Seminar in Physics

1 TO 2

PHYC 485Measures of Learning in Physics

1

 

PHYC 482Independent Studies in Physics

1 TO 3

or

PHYC 369Professional Experience

1 TO 3

or

PHYC 479Practical Experience

1 TO 3

or

HONR 499Senior Honors Project

3

Total Credit Hours:48

Any 3 300-level or 400-level courses in APHY, ASTR, and/or PHYC may be approved as electives

Total Credit Hours:9-12

Total Credit Hours: 57-60