A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

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.

 Recommended Courses16
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
CSCI 211 Programming I 4
PHIL 360 History and Philosophy of Science 4
 Pre-requisites
12
PHYS 151 General Physics I 4
MATH 181 Calculus I 4
MATH 182 Calculus II 4
 Co-requisites8
MATH 241 Differential Equations 4
MATH 321 Multivariate Calculus 4
 Major Requirements25
PHYS 152 General Physics II 4
PHYS 251 Mechanics I 4
PHYS 212 Modern Physics 2
PHYS 353 Electricity and Magnetism I 4
PHYS 355 Thermal Physics 4

Elective physics course above the 200 level 4
PHYS 275 Experimental Physics Lab 1
PHYS 276 Experimental Physics Lab 1
PHYS 482 Physics Seminar 1

Physics Major BA, 25 hours