Bachelor of Arts in Physics
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees in physics are offered with three different options for students to follow: Option I is for the student who intends to go on to graduate school in physics; Option II allows for the degree to be enhanced by a second discipline; and finally, a Bachelor of Science in physics with a concentration in education leads to a physics teaching certificate at the secondary-school level. To help the prospective physics majors make optimal decisions, they are encouraged to speak with a departmental adviser as early as possible.
Students seeking a B.A. degree must complete foreign language through the intermediate level.
Introductory physics and math courses:
(Students taking a number of 2000-level mathematics courses may be permitted to waive Physics 3250 or Physics 3260.)
Physics core courses:
Three advanced laboratories (choose three from the following list):
In addition to the above requirements, a senior project is also required. Please see more details about the senior project in the “Other Information” portion of the physics section.
For the B.A. degree, foreign language is required through the intermediate level.