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Degree Requirements | Physics (B.S.)

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Curriculum in Physics

Degree Requirements

College of Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Physics

General Education Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    PHYS 10625  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Humanities Electives2  6
Mathematics3    Literature2  3
MATH 2114, 2124 8  Social Sciences  
Science    Social Sciences Electives2  6
BIOS 3  Arts  
PHYS 10615 3  Arts Elective2 3
    Total 39
Other Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
CHEM 1017 and 1007 4  Applied Science and Engineering Electives  9
CHEM 1018 and 1008 4  MATH 2221  3
CSCI 1581/1583 or 1205 3  MATH 2134  4
Mathematics or Mathematical Physics Elective 3  Electives  19
    Total 514
Course Requirements for Major
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
PHYS 1063, 10655  2  PHYS 4160  3
PHYS 3064  3  PHYS 4401  3
Physics Undergraduate Research6  3  PHYS 4601  3
PHYS 3198  1  PHYS 4501  3
PHYS 3301  3  Approved PHYS 3000+ level Electives  6
    Total 30
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
Additional Requirement
Minimum grade of C in all science courses (BIOS, CHEM, CSCI, EES, MATH, PHYS, PSYC)
  1. "C" or better required.
  2. Check General Education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement.
  3. 6 credits of Math satisfy the general education requirements.
  4. Includes 2 credits of Math listed in general education requirements section.
  5. Physics 1031, 1032, 1033, and 1034 may be substituted with consent of the department.
  6. Research may be any combination of Physics 3094, 2191, 3191, or 4191 to a total three credit hours.