Physics BA

This major is for students planning to enter a profession needing a technical or scientific background.  For example, this major might be ideal for those wishing to study medicine, practice law as it relates to science or technology, earn an MBA and enter a technical business field, or teach science at the high school level.

PrerequisitesCredits
PHYS 151 General Physics I 4
MATH 181  Calculus I  OR 4
MATH 170/171  Calculus I with Pre-calculus A and B 4, 4
MATH 182  Calculus II 4
Total 8-16
Co-requisitesCredits
MATH 241 Differential Equations 4
MATH 225 Multivariate Calculus 4
Total 8
Required Courses Credits
PHYS 152 General Physics II 4
PHYS 251 Mechanics I 4
PHYS 212 Modern Physics 2
PHYS 275/276 Experimental Physics Lab 1, 1
PHYS 355 Thermal Physics 4
PHYS 353 Electricity and Magnetism I 4
PHYS 482 Senior Capstone: Physics Seminar 1
Additional 4 hours in PHYS courses above 200 level 4
Total 25
Additional Recommended Supporting CoursesCredits
CHEM 151, 152 General Chemistry I, II 4, 4
CSCI 211 Programming I 4
PHIL 360 History and Philosophy of Science 4

Physics Major BA, 25 hours

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