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Physics, B.S. (54 Credit Major)

The B.S. degree program in Physics is designed for students who are planning a career in physics research and/or college- and university-level teaching. Any student following this program may select the B.A. degree instead of the B.S. degree.

The minimum of 54 required credits is distributed among the following courses (students receiving credit toward a major in Physics for either PHY 166 or 168 may not also receive credit for PHY 135):

Credits (54)

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In required PHY courses: in one of the following combinations: 24 credits: PHY 168 (5), 169 (5), 251 (2), 300 (4), 301 (4), 302 (4) and 12 credits in additional PHY courses at the 200 level or above; or, with Chair's permission, 24 credits: PHY 166 (5), 167 (5), 251 (2), 300 (4), 301 (4), 302 (4)] and 12 credits in additional PHY courses at the 200 level or above; or, with Chair's permission, 23 credits: PHY 135 (4) and 167 (5), 251 (2), 300 (4), 301 (4), 302 (4) and 13 credits in additional PHY courses at the 200 level or above.

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In mathematics courses: MAT 175-176 (8), MAT 226 (4), and two additional 3-credit MAT courses.

Last modified: 9/3/2014