1879 - Physics

General

Program Title
Physics
Degree Designation
BS
Program Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
A student may tailor a program to one of several career tracks: professional physics (preparation for graduate school), astrophysics, engineering science, mathematical physics, electro-optics, and self-selection (under supervision of an adviser). An optic
Department(s)
Physics & Astronomy
College/School
College of Science and Engineering
Status
Active

Requirements

Physics-Astrophysics

Credits: 69-70

PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333, PHYS 346, PHYS 358, PHYS 430, PHYS 431, PHYS 432, PHYS 440, ENGR 332, PHYS 334, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 325, CHEM 210; CSCI 260 or ECE 102, PHYS 415, ASTR 311, ASTR 312, ASTR 323, ASTR 427; ENGR 447, MATH 427. At least 6 credits must be ASTR.

Physics-Electro Optics

Credits: 69-70

Requirements: PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333, PHYS 346, PHYS 358, PHYS 430, PHYS 431, PHYS 432, PHYS 440, ENGR 332, PHYS 334, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 325, CHEM 210; CSCI 260 or ECE 102. PHYS 445 and at least six credits from the following: PHYS 415, PHYS 435, PHYS 436; ENGR 425, ENGR 447.

Physics-Engineering Science

Credits: 69-70

Requirements: PHYS 415; ENGR 335, ENGR 425; ECE 201. PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333, PHYS 346, PHYS 358, PHYS 430, PHYS 431, PHYS 432, PHYS 440, ENGR 332, PHYS 334, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 325, CHEM 210; CSCI 260 or ECE 102.

Physics-Mathematical Physics

Credits: 69-70

Requirements: PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333, PHYS 346, PHYS 358, PHYS 430, PHYS 431, PHYS 432, PHYS 440, ENGR 332, PHYS 334, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 325, CHEM 210; CSCI 260 or ECE 102. PHYS 415, PHYS 450-455; MATH 423, MATH 427, MATH 461.

Physics-Professional Physics

Credits: 69-70

Requirements: PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333, PHYS 346, PHYS 358, PHYS 430, PHYS 431, PHYS 432, PHYS 440, ENGR 332, PHYS 334, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 325, CHEM 210; CSCI 260 or ECE 102; PHYS 415, PHYS 450-455; ENGR 335; MATH 427.

Physics-Self Selection

Credits: 69-70

Requirements: PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333, PHYS 346, PHYS 358, PHYS 430, PHYS 431, PHYS 432, PHYS 440, ENGR 332, PHYS 334, MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321, MATH 325, CHEM 210; CSCI 260 or ECE 102. At least 9 credits selected under the supervision of the physics major adviser. Courses must be selected from departments within the College of Science and Engineering.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Students will make inferences and dedcutions based on knowledge of physics. (2016-2017)
Objective
Students will demonstrate experimental, computational and laboratory skills.
Objective
Students will communicate ideas and processes of physics, clearly and precisely, orally and in writing.
Objective
Students will demonstrate the processes and skills associated with physics research, including an integrated working knowledge of instrumentation and physical processes.

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