A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Physics BS

The traditional physics major. Are you interested in graduate school or a career at a national or industrial laboratory? Teaching physics? This major emphasizes the traditional theoretical, experimental and mathematical basis of physics, and provides a solid foundation for advanced study.

 Recommended Courses20
CHEM 152
General Chemistry II 4
CSCI 211
Programming I 4
CSCI 236
Data Structures and Algorithms 4
PHIL 360
History and Philosophy of Science 4
MATH 261 Linear Algebra 4
 Pre-requisites
16
PHYS 151 General Physics I 4
PHYS 152 General Physics II 4
MATH 180 or 181 Calculus and Its Origins OR Calculus I 4
MATH 182 Calculus II 4
 Co-requisites12
MATH 241 Differential Equations 4
MATH 321 Multivariate Calculus 4
CHEM 151 General Chemistry I 4
 Major Requirements35
PHYS 251 Mechanics I 4
PHYS 352 Mechanics II 4
PHYS 212 Modern Physics 4
PHYS 353 Electricity and Magnetism I 4
PHYS 354 Electricity and Magnetism II 4
PHYS 355 Thermal Physics 4
PHYS 356 Quantum Mechanics 4
PHYS 471 Physics Project Lab 1
PHYS 472 Physics Project Lab 1
PHYS 482 Physics Seminar 1
Physics electives above the 200 level 4

Physics Major BS, 35 hours