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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Physics Major, B.A./B.S.


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Bachelor of Arts in Physics


A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course in these programs to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Elective Courses


A minimum of 8 additional semester hours of upper-division physics courses, two (2) of which must be from either PHY 4611 or PHY 4711. 

 

Subtotal: 8 credits

Total: 32 credits


Required Ancillary Courses:


Bachelor of Science in Physics


A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course in these programs to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Applied Physics Track: Two of the following electives:


Astrophysics Track: Two of the following electives:


Fundamentals of Physics Track:


Any five credits of upper-division electives are allowed, with the exception of PHY 3620 and AST 3040.   If all three of PHY 4650, PHY 4810, and PHY 4820 are taken (for 9 cr), then Modern Physics II (PHY 3011, 3 cr) is not required as these classes cover the same material but with a higher level of rigor. 

 

Total: 49 credits

Ancillary Courses:


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