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The Physics Major (B.S.)

(63 semester hours)

Required
CHEM 131 (4) - General Chemistry
CHEM 141 (2) - General Chemistry Lab
CHEM 252 (4) - Introduction to Quantitative and Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 253 (1) - Introduction to Quantitative and Inorganic Chemistry Lab
ENGR 221 (4) - Electrical Circuits
MATH 123 (4) - Calculus I
MATH 124 (4) - Calculus II
MATH 223 (3) - Calculus III
PHYS 131 (1) - Introductory Physics Lab I
PHYS 132 (1) - Introductory Physics Lab    II
PHYS 171 (4) - General Physics I
PHYS 172 (4) - General Physics II
PHYS 201 (4) - Mathematical Methods of Engineering and Physics
PHYS 202 (3) - Twentieth-Century Physics
PHYS 233 (1) - Intermediate Physics Lab
PHYS 240 (3) - Optics
PHYS 351 (2) - Research in Physics

Senior Exercise
PHYS 321 (3) - Advanced Physics Laboratory

Choose 2 of the following courses
PHYS 301 (3) - Classical Mechanics
PHYS 302 (3) - Electromagnetic Theory
PHYS 313 (3) - Quantum Mechanics
PHYS 327 (3) - Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

Choose 6 additional semester hours of physics courses at the 200-level or above. Three or four semester hours may be satisfied by CHEM 332 or a course in engineering at the 200- level or above, excluding ENGR 230 and ENGR 232.

NOTE: CHEM 332 and PHYS 327 cannot both be counted toward the major.

Note: In addition to all other degree requirements, students must have a 2.0 GPA in all physics courses and ENGR 221 in order to graduate with this major.