BSc (Hons) Physics

Requirements for Major
A minimum of forty eight (48) credit hours from Physics, including the following Core Courses
(Core courses to be opted by all majors)

PHYS 103: Mechanics (4 credits)
PHYS 104: Wave and Vibrations (3 credits)
PHYS 221: Electricity and Magnetism (4 credits)
PHYS 222: Modern Physics (4 credits)
PHYS 301: Classical Mechanics (4 credits)
PHYS 321: Electrodynamics (4 credits)
PHYS 322: Statistical Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 461: Quantum Mechanics I (3 credits)

 

Requirements for Minor
A minimum of twenty four (24) credit hours from Physics, including the following Core Courses
(Core courses to be opted by all minors)

PHYS 103: Mechanics (4 credits)
PHYS 104: Wave and Vibrations (3 credits)
PHYS 221: Electricity and Magnetism (4 credits)
PHYS 222: Modern Physics (4 credits)

 

Elective Courses

PHYS 102 General Physics II (4 credits)
PHYS 151 Sources of Energy and Environment (3 credits)
PHYS 255 Metrology (3 credits)
PHYS 331: Electronics I (3 credits)
PHYS 332: Electronics II (4 credits)
PHYS 334: Thermal Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 341: Methods of Mathematical Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 342: Computational Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 351: Environmental Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 422: Nuclear Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 451: Sources of Energy (3 credits)
PHYS 452: Atmospheric Physics (3 credits)
PHYS 462: Quantum Mechanics II (3 credits)
PHYS 472: Lasers (3 credits)
PHYS 481:Solid State Physics I (3 credits)
PHYS 482: Solid State Physics II (3 credits)
PHYS 483: Materials Science (3 credits)
PHYS 498: Internship (6 credits)
PHYS 499: Senior Thesis Project (6 credits)

The Physics department also offers courses for the Environmental Sciences program for concentration in Physical Sciences. More information about the Environmental Sciences Program is available at this link: Environmental Sciences program

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