College of Arts & Sciences
Curriculum

In addition to the courses needed to satisfy the College core requirements, each student in the B.A. Physics program is required to satisfy physics requirements as are listed below for a total of at least 53 credits. Additionally, students are recommended to take specialized elective courses depending on their career paths. 
View the College of Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum Requirements

Coursework

Core Requirements

Credits 
PHYS 1705-1706
 Principals of Physics I-II

 6

PHYS 1815  Physics Laboratory and Data Analysis I

 2

PHYS 1816
 Physics Laboratory and Data Analysis II

 1

PHYS 2112   Physical Applications of Mathematical Techniques

 4

PHYS 2185   Introductory Modern Physics

 4

PHYS 2186  Waves and Oscillations

 3

PHYS 2883   Electronics I

 3

PHYS 3811-3815  Advanced Laboratory I-II 

 4

MATH 1401-2411   Calculus I-III

 12

CHEM 1107   Principals of Chemistry I

4

CHEM 1108   Principals of Chemistry II

5

   Plus any two 3000-level physics courses from the following list:   
PHYS 3119  Mathematical Methods of Physics I

 4

PHYS 3121   Mechanics I

 3

PHYS 3185  Electricity and Magnetism I

 3

PHYS 3217  Modern Optics

 3

Please see the Undergraduate Catalogue for a model program for B.A. Physics.

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