Bachelor of Science in Physics, Option #1
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in physics is 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 to be enhanced by a second discipline; and finally, the 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.
Introductory physics (14 credits) and math (14 credits) courses:
(Students taking a number of 2000-level mathematics courses may be permitted to waive PHYS 3250 or PHYS 3260.)
Physics core courses (15 credits):
Three advanced laboratories (choose three from the following list) (3 credits):
Senior project (1-3 credits) and physics electives (6 credits):
In addition to the above requirements, a senior project (1-3 credits) and two upper level elective physics courses (6 credits) are required for the total of 39 credits. Please see more details about the senior project in the “Other Information” portion of the physics section.