Physics, Bachelor of Arts

Requirements

Introductory Physics and Math Courses
PHYS 1950PHYSICS GATEWAY COURSE1
PHYS 2110
PHYS 1154
GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
5
PHYS 2120
PHYS 1164
GENERAL PHYSICS-CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
5
PHYS 3250MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF PHYSICS 13
MATH 1950CALCULUS I5
MATH 1960CALCULUS II5
MATH 1970CALCULUS III4
Physics Core Courses
PHYS 3450CLASSICAL MECHANICS3
PHYS 3600THERMODYNAMICS AND STATISTICAL PHYSICS3
PHYS 3750ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM I3
PHYS 3800OPTICS3
PHYS 4200INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM MECHANICS3
Advanced Laboratory
Select three of the following:3
EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS I
EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS II
EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS III
EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS IV
Senior Project
In addition to the above requirements, a senior project is required for the total of 33 credit hours. 2
Total Credits46
1

Students taking a number of 2000-level mathematics courses may be permitted to waive PHYS 3250 or PHYS 3260.

2

Please see more details about the senior project in the “Other Information” portion of the physics section.

For the B.A. degree, foreign language is required through the intermediate level.