Standard Concentration, Physics (BS)

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Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select four of the following:16
MECHANICS I
MECHANICS II
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM I
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM II
QUANTUM MECHANICS I
QUANTUM MECHANICS II
PHY 370ELECTRONICS4
PHY 380EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS I4
or PHY 390 APPLIED COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS LABORATORY
Select four additional Physics courses, at least two at the 300 level, as approved by a departmental advisor16
MAT 261MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS II4
Select one year-long sequence of courses in the sciences, mathematics, or computer science from the following sequences:12
Biology Sequence
GENERAL BIOLOGY I FOR SCIENCE MAJORS
GENERAL BIOLOGY II FOR SCIENCE MAJORS
GENERAL BIOLOGY III FOR SCIENCE MAJORS
Chemistry Sequence
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
GENERAL CHEMISTRY III
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
Environmental Science Sequence
APPLIED ECOLOGY
ECOLOGY
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE
HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Mathematics Sequence: Select three 300-level sequenced courses as approved by departmental advisor
Computer Science Sequence: Select any one year-long three-course sequence of CSC courses as approved by departmental faculty advisor

Open Electives 

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.