Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Physics, Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required Courses from General Education:

  • CH111   General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1)
  • CH114   General Chemistry w/ Quantitative Analysis (3) and CH114L (1)
  • MA118   Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

9 hours (BA)

6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines.

3 hours (BA)


6 hours (BS)

Science: See guidelines.

3-4 hours

BA Foreign Language (a single language)


BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.

6-8 hours

Physics Major Requirements (33 Hours)

MA209   Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (5)

PH205   Calculus Physics (3) and PH205L (2)

PH206   Calculus Physics (3) and PH206L (2)

PH307   Modern Physics (3)

PH322   Scientific Instrumentation (3) and PH322L (1)

SC225   Interdisciplinary Science Seminar (1)

SC425   Science Seminar (1) (Capstone)

One (1) from the following:

PH460   Special Problem (Capstone) (3)

SC464PH   Undergraduate Research (Capstone)(Physics) (3)

SC468PH   Internship (Capstone) (3)


Additional hours in Physics (6)

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)

MA308 and MA315 are highly recommended elective courses.