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B.S. Degree Program in Physics

Major Requirements

Credit Hours: 42
Required Physics Courses: 28 

  • PHYS 2104 University Physics I 
  • PHYS 2141 University Physics I Laboratory
  • PHYS 2204 University Physics II 
  • PHYS 2241 University Physics II Laboratory 
  • PHYS 3041 Advanced Physics Laboratory 
  • PHYS 3103 Analytical Mechanics 
  • PHYS 3203 Thermodynamics 
  • PHYS 3303 Electricity and Magnetism 
  • PHYS 3403 Optics 
  • PHYS 3503 Modern Physics 
  • PHYS 4992 Capstone

Physics Electives: 6 

  • PHYS 3703 Solid State Physics 
  • PHYS 3804 Engineering Math I 
  • PHYS 4003 Classical Mechanics 
  • PHYS 4103 Fluid Mechanics 
  • PHYS 4203 Statistical Mechanics 
  • PHYS 4303 Relativity 
  • PHYS 4403 Electromagnetic Theory
  • PHYS 4503 Quantum Mechanics 
  • PHYS 4603 Atomic and Nuclear Physics 
  • PHYS 4691-3 Introduction to Physical Research 
  • PHYS 4803 Engineering Math II 
  • PHYS 4991-3 Independent Study

Required Mathematics Courses: 8 

  • MATH 2004 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 
  • MATH 2104 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

Mathematics and Computer Science Electives

Physics majors are encouraged to take as many courses in mathematics and computer science as time permits, in particular the following:

  • MATH 2203 Multivariable Calculus 
  • MATH 3003 Linear Algebra  
  • MATH 3303 Ordinary Differential Equations  
  • CSCI 1514 Algorithm Design and Programming 

YOU QUALIFY FOR FINANCIAL AID

If you score above a 22 on the ACT/100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

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