Bachelor of Science in Physics

Program of Study Summary

University Degree Requirements 52 credit hours
Departmental Core Curriculum
 
34 credit hours
 
Emphasis Area (Professional/Industrial) 6 credit hours
Cognates 16 credit hours
Free electives 16 credit hours
TOTAL 124 credit hours
Core Curriculum 
PHYS 211/211L Physics for Scientists and Engineers I/Lab 5 credit hours
PHYS 212/212L Physics for Scientists and Engineers II/Lab 5 credit hours
PHYS 332 Analog and Digital Electronics 3 credit hours
PHYS 313 Modern Physics 3 credit hours
PHYS 620 Mathematics for the Physical Sciences 3 credit hours
PHYS 621 Mechanics 3 credit hours
PHYS 632 Electricity and Magnetism 3 credit hours
PHYS 652 Optics 3 credit hours
PHYS 672 Thermal Physics 3 credit hours
PHYS 651/654 Advanced Laboratory I/II 2 credit hours
PHYS 675 Seminar I 1 credit hours
Professional Emphasis (ideal for students pursuing graduate school): 
PHYS 677 Introductory Quantum Theory 3 credit hours
Elective 600-level Physics course approved by advisor 3 credit hours
Industrial Emphasis (ideal for students pursuing employment): 
PHYS 221 Statics 3 credit hours
PHYS 331 Electronic Circuits 3 credit hours
Cognates 
CHEM 122/122L University Chemistry II/Lab 5 credit hours
MATH 235 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 4 credit hours
MATH 236 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 4 credit hours
MATH 354 Differential Equations 3 credit hours