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    Oct 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog of Courses 
    
2021-2022 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Major


REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN PHYSICS:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 34


See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

First-Year Launch Course FLC FLC 100  (Credits: 1)
     
Communication CO1/CO2 COMP 150 p and any one approved 
        or CO2p course (Credits: 6)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2p course and any one approved 
    CO3course (Credits: 6)
     
Mathematics MA1 MATH 121 (Credits: 4)
     
Arts & Humanities AH Any one approved AH course (Credits: 3)
     
Arts & Humanities AH One additional approved AH course (Credits: 3)
     
History HI Any one approved HI course(Credits: 3)
     
Social & Behavioral Sciences SS Any one approved SS course(Credits: 3)
     
AH/HI/SSb AH or HI or SS One additional approved AHb or HIb or SSb course (Credits: 3)
     
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 CHEM 150 c,p (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 CHEM 151 c,p (Credits: 4)

Major Requirements: Credits: 64


Major Electives:


Complete two (2) courses from the list below:

Upper Division Requirement - Credits: 36


Among the total required courses, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses. This major will require additional courses to meet the upper division requirement.

Free Electives - Credits: Variable


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


b A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

c This Liberal Arts Core course is required by the major.  To complete the degree in the specified total credits for graduation, students must use this course to fulfill the requirements of both the Liberal Arts Core and the major.

d This course fulfills both a Major requirement and a Liberal Arts Core requirement. Credits for this course are counted in the Liberal Arts Core section of the curriculum listing. These credits are not counted in the Major Requirements total.

g A grade of C- or better will be accepted for the major.

p This course has a prerequisite. You must complete the prerequisite course(s) before enrolling in this course. Sometimes you are given a choice or a list of prerequisites to complete.

Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 33 credits will have additional free electives.

Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.