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Major Areas of Study: PHYSICS


Course Offerings and Major/Minor Requirements


Course Offerings
By number with credit-hours in parenthesis.
For more information on a specific course, visit the department web site.

101. Conceptual Physics (4)
110. Introduction to Physics and Engineering (2)
121, 122. Classical Physics I, II (4, 4)
150. Introduction to Astronomy (4)
203. Modern Physics (4)
210. Statics & Dynamics (4)
235. Electronics (4)
300. Material Science (4)
310. Optics (4)
320. Thermodynamics (4)
330. Principles of Design (4)
340. Theoretical Physics I (3)
350. Special Topics in Physics and Engineering (1-3)
400. Electromagnetics (4)
405. Signals and Systems (3)
410. Measurements (4)
415. Control Systems (3)
420. Fluid Mechanics (4)
430. Theoretical Physics II (3)
490. Introduction to Senior Project (1)
495. Senior Project (3)

Major Requirements (73 credit hours)

  • Physics & Engineering 110, 121, 122, 203, 210, 310, 320, 340, 400, 430, 490, and 495
  • Chemistry 111 and 112
  • Mathematics 190, 200, 230, 310, and 320 (Automatic Math Minor) and one of the following courses:  340, 350, 420, or 430
  • Computer Science 100 and 111
  • Students must take the ETS MFT in Physics in the last semester of their senior year

Minor Requirements (32 credit hours)

  • Physics & Engineering 110, 121, 122, 203, 210, and 340
  • Mathematics 190, 200, and 230

Teacher Licensure Requirements

  • Physical science or integrated science.
  • Contact the education department for specific course requirements

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the Liberal Arts Essentials (LAE), which are required of all students to graduate.

 

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