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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4271
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Bachelor of Arts in Physics

Program of Study Summary

University Degree Requirements: 62 Credit Hours
Departmental Core Curriculum: 34 Credit Hours
Emphasis Area (Professional/Industrial): 6 Credit Hours
Cognates: 13 Credit Hours
Free electives: 19 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 651/654 Advanced Laboratory I/II (2 Credit Hours)


  • 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)

Visit the Fort Hays State University Catalog to learn more about Physics degree requirements and review Physics course descriptions.

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